Welfare, Social Protection and Poverty Reduction

  • Onalenna Selolwane
Part of the Developmental Pathways to Poverty Reduction book series (POD)


This chapter examines the impact of the dynamic relationship between Botswana’s social policy and economic development strategy on the poor. It explores the core policy roles of redistribution, protection and reproduction on the one hand and the developmental role of supporting investment in productive activities and human capabilities on the other, including input support schemes that address the plight of rural producers.


Minimum Wage Pension Fund Poverty Reduction Formal Sector Social Protection 
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