- Botswana lies in the centre of southern Africa, and has excellent connections and communications with SADC region;
- Gaborone hosts the secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC); and
- Botswana has a growing economy with a high demand for consultancies and research.
The Centre’s staff and its network of associates have considerable regional and international experience, and CAR can draw upon its local, regional and global networks to carry out work in other countries.
Previous & current clients*
National governments (e.g. Botswana, Germany and Japan)
Multilateral organisations (e.g. Commonwealth Secretariat, CRIDF, FAO, SADC, UNDP and World Bank, GIZ-Australian AID and DIFID TWM programme)
River basin organisations (OKACOM)
Private companies (e.g. BMC, Debswana and Tahal)
Non-government organisations (e.g. IUCN, KCS and Birdlife Botswana).
*large network of associates in southern Africa and globally
Countries worked in
Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Rwanda and SADC region.
4; 3 professionals,
1 admin officer and 1 intern
Number of projects
Average 5-6 p.a.
Est. associates worked with