Botswana country report

The level of fuelwood is influenced by households size, wealth and availability of substitutes.

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On the other, hand in areas of higher population densities and low regeneration rates e. Consequently, a significant part of the population is dependent on the land for sustenance, mainly through various agricultural activities. However, these policy statements have found been wanting in some respects. Various legislation and policies come into play during the preparation of the integrated land use plan. These are tribal lands, state lands and freehold lands. The plots are provided on a cost recovery basis, and the involvement of the private sector in land development was seen as one of the most important factors. By the end of the National Development Plan 7 NDP7 , all towns and district centers were served by a well developed and integrated road, civil aviation and railways network. Under this scheme, the Government provides basic services such as earth engineered roads, communal water stand pipes, and a pit-latrine to each plot. Repetto,

Transport infrastructure includes roads, railways and airports. However by the beginning of the eighties, diamonds had already overtaken beef as the country leading foreign exchange earner. However, the sustainability of the goods and services derived from the forests depends on a number of factors.

This committee is charged with the responsibility of rendering assistance to disaster victims in times of need. Figure 2.

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As ofthe service standards of SHHA areas have been improved to include individual plot water connection and water borne sewage system, as some of the requirements in plot development, and provision of electricity to the plot boundary.

At independence beef was the main export earner for the country. Other Activities There are several other activities which have relevance to the promotion of sustainable Human Settlements development.

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The plots are provided on a cost recovery basis, and the involvement of the private sector in land development was seen as one of the most important factors. Each of the elections since independence has been freely and fairly contested and has been held on schedule. However, these policy statements have found been wanting in some respects. This Department is charged with the responsibility of promoting housing development and improvement through policy initiatives that create an enabling environment for shelter provision. The Tribal Land Act was amended in to allow the land boards to gazette the land use plans. The link between population growth resource use and environmental quality are too complex to permit straightforward generalization about direct casual relationships. The majority of the people still reside in the rural areas.
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UNHCR Country Report Botswana