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dc.contributor.author Osei-Hwedie, K.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-17T10:12:11Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-17T10:12:11Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Osei-Hwedie, K. (2004) Poverty eradication in Botswana: Towards the realisation of vision 2016, Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, Vol. 18, No.1, pp.7-18 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/894
dc.description.abstract Economic growth is usually recognized as a vital factor in poverty eradication. Thus, with the excellent performance of Botswana's economy over the years, observers had hoped that poverty in the country would decline dramatically. However this has not been the case. Mass poverty in Botswana has led to increasing concems with policies and associated development efforts that focus on, or have aspects aimed at, poverty eradication. The government of Botswana has implemented social polices to assist vulnerable groups such as the destitute, the elderly and remote area dwellers (RADs). Despite these efforts, many individuals and households continue to experience poverty. This paper discusses poverty eradication within the context of Vision 2016, which is aimed at prosperity for all Batswana. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies en_US
dc.subject Poverty eradication en_US
dc.subject Vision 2016 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Poverty reduction--Botswana en_US
dc.title Poverty eradication in Botswana: Towards the realisation of vision 2016 en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US
dc.link http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/pdfs/PULA/pula018001/pula018001003.pdf en_US


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