What can other resource-rich African countries learn from Botswana’s experience managing its natural resources in an inclusive and sustainable way?
Accountability, transparency and leadership.
That’s according to Balisi Gopolang, principal meteorologist at Botswana’s Ministry for Wildlife, Environment and Tourism, who sat down with Devex Associate Editor Richard Jones for a video interview on the sidelines on the Annual Democracy Forum 2014 in Gaborone, Botswana.
Check the above clip to find out why Gopolang thinks his country has achieved a unique status among Africa’s resource-rich nations.
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