Botswana Development Corporation is a development finance Institution founded in 1970 as a limited liability company with the Government of Botswana as the sole shareholder. It was formed to promote and facilitate the development of industrial, commercial, and agricultural enterprises within the framework of the Government's plan for economic development. As the country’s main agency for development, today BDC remains one of the biggest investors in Botswana with group investment assets worth over BWP3.6 billion, from a humble ZAR20,000 worth of investment assets held as at the commencement of operations in 1971.
To be an innovative and sustainable development finance institution.
To provide, facilitate and support financing of commercially viable enterprises in order to contribute to the sustainable development and economic growth of the Botswana economy.
BDC’s primary mandate is to drive the Industrialisation of the country by providing financial assistance to investors with commercially viable projects. BDC provides both debt and equity financing to commercially viable projects that perform one or more of the following functions:
- Pioneer new industries
- Unlock value in existing industries
- Stimulate private sector growth and foster linkages with the local industry
- Drive diversification and exports
- Create significant employment.
The Corporation Invests in commercially viable projects in all sectors of the economy except large-scale mining. These sectors include:
- Property & Infrastructure
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTManufacturing / Industry
With its mandate to develop the commercial and industrial sector in the country, the Corporation has a pivotal role to play in the diversification of the economy.
Property Development and Management
As a development financier, BDC has been instrumental in the sustained growth of the Property market, through its 100% owned properties, and partnerships.
BDC is commited to growing the agricultural sector in Botswana.
Staff at Botswana Development Corporation Limited (BDC) have experience in
world bank group
with experience in conflict areas
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