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Botswana’s Greatest Challenge beyond the Successful Decline in Total Fertility Rate

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1105971, PP. 1-15

Subject Areas: Socioeconomics, Demography

Keywords: Botswana, Demographic Dividend, Economy

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The paper gives a narration of the change of Botswana’s population age structure and a brief account of its economy. The part before the conclusion seeks to use figures or graphs to analyse the country’s prospects in capitalising on the window of opportunity in order to drive economic growth and development.

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Malema, B. W. (2020). Botswana’s Greatest Challenge beyond the Successful Decline in Total Fertility Rate. Open Access Library Journal, 7, e5971. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1105971.

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