BDC History


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.