UNFPA Botswana

An upper middle-income country, Botswana has enjoyed a stable political environment and rapid economic growth. It is a young nation with a third of the population aged 10 to 29. UNFPA support today focuses on sexual and reproductive health and on the needs of young people. Priorities include providing quality reproductive health services, and improving programming for sexual and reproductive health services to adolescents and young people. UNFPA works closely with its partners to advance gender equality and prevent gender-based violence, advocate for scaled up youth friendly services and HIV prevention, and ensure the availability of quality disaggregated data.

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Key results of Botswana in 2019

Out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education

A national mechanism or strategy was in place to deliver out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education in accordance with international standards

Integration of sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youth into strategies of sectors apart from health sector

At least two sectors (other than health) had strategies which integrated the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youth

Life skills programmes for girls

3836 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education

A national mechanism or strategy was in place to deliver out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education in accordance with international standards

Integration of sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youth into strategies of sectors apart from health sector

At least two sectors (other than health) had strategies which integrated the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youth

Life skills programmes for girls

3836 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Programme Activities

All Resources
  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Evidence-based policymaking
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Evidence-based policymaking
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Evidence-based policymaking
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Gender equality
  • Analysis on population dynamics
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Analysis on population dynamics
  • Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
  • Adolescents and youth
  • Analysis on population dynamics

Botswana 2019 Programme Activities data

Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Increased availability and use of integrated sexual and reproductive health services (including family planning, maternal health and HIV) that are gender-responsive and meet human rights standards for quality of care and equity in access
Total Spending:
$501,058
Implemented by:
UNFPA $501,058 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (49)
Non-core Resources (51)
Integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Increased national capacity to deliver integrated sexual and reproductive health services
Total Spending:
$316350
Implemented by:
UNFPA $316350 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (44%)
Non-core Resources (56%)
Sexual and reproductive health Policies
Increased national capacity to deliver integrated sexual and reproductive health policies
Total Spending:
$160017
Implemented by:
UNFPA $160017 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (68%)
Non-core Resources (32%)
Accountability for sexual and reproductive health
Increased national capacity to deliver consistent with budget results and accountability for sexual and reproductive health
Total Spending:
$-185
Implemented by:
UNFPA $-185 (100%)
Funded by:
Non-core Resources (100%)
Supply chain management
Increased national capacity to deliver supply chain management
Total Spending:
$-107
Implemented by:
UNFPA $-107 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)
Health workforce capacity
Increased national capacity to deliver health workforce capacity
Total Spending:
$24983
Implemented by:
UNFPA $24983 (100%)
Funded by:
Non-core Resources (100%)
Adolescents and youth
Increased priority on adolescents, especially on very young adolescent girls, in national development policies and programmes, particularly increased availability of comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health
Total Spending:
$407,259
Implemented by:
UNFPA $369,739 (91%)
NGO $37,520 (9%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (59)
Non-core Resources (41)
Youth leadership and participation
Increased national capacity to design and implement community and school based comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) programmes that promote human rights and gender equality
Total Spending:
$37487
Implemented by:
UNFPA $37487 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (0%)
Non-core Resources (100%)
Adolescents and youth
Increased national capacity to conduct evidence-based advocacy for incorporating adolescents and youth and their human rights/needs in national laws, policies, programmes, including in humanitarian settings
Total Spending:
$255105
Implemented by:
UNFPA $255105 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (89%)
Non-core Resources (11%)
Adolescents and youth skills and capabilities
Increased national capacity to conduct evidence-based advocacy for incorporating adolescents and youth skills and capabilites
Total Spending:
$114667
Implemented by:
UNFPA $77147 (67%)
NGO $37520 (33%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (13%)
Non-core Resources (87%)
Analysis on population dynamics
development, sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, HIV and gender equality
Total Spending:
$41,770
Implemented by:
UNFPA $41,770 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100)
National population data system
Strengthened national capacity for production and dissemination of quality disaggregated data on population and development issues that allows for mapping of demographic
Total Spending:
$41770
Implemented by:
UNFPA $41770 (100%)
Funded by:
Core Resources (100%)

Programme Documentation

CPD Botswana [2017-2021] (DP/FPA/CPD/BWA/6)

Cycle:
2017
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2021

CPE Botswana [2015-2016] (DP/FPA/2014/14)

Cycle:
2015
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2016

CPD Botswana [2010-2014] (DP/FPA/CPD/BWA/5)

Cycle:
2010
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2014

UNDAF Botswana [2010-2014]

Cycle:
2010
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2014

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Technical notes and sources
  • The results featured here are only a selection of key results in line with strategic plan 2014-17 indicators. The selection does not reflect the full picture of all results achieved during the strategic plan cycle by UNFPA programme countries.
  • The source of data for most country level indicators is the UNFPA country annual reports for 2014-2017, unless stated otherwise
  • Results featured are cumulative - i.e., achieved between the 2014 and 2017 timeframe, and reflect the net situation, true as of the year selected
  • Majority of the results are captured from 127 UNFPA programme countries
  • Indicators that are marked ‘not achieved’ could imply any of the following conditions:
    • The country may have achieved the result without the support of UNFPA
    • The country has not targeted the given indicator during the 2014-2017 period
    • UNFPA is supporting this area of work, but the result has not yet been achieved

Notes for key results

  • Maternal deaths averted: Results reflected for 46 UNFPA Supplies programme countries
  • Unintended pregnancies averted: Results reflected for 46 UNFPA Supplies programme countries
  • Unsafe abortions averted: Results reflected for 46 UNFPA Supplies programme countries
  • Number of countries that developed midwifery workforce policies based on international standards: Baseline data not available
  • Number of fistula repair surgeries supported: Baseline data not available
  • Number of countries that implemented at least 8 out of the UNFPA 10-step strategic-approach to comprehensive condom programming: Results achieved in 2014-2016 only
  • Number of countries that have capacity to implement the Minimum Initial Service Package at the onset of a crisis: UNFPA reflected non-cumulative figures for this indicator; the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) is a series of crucial actions required to respond to reproductive health needs at the onset of every humanitarian crisis. View here for more information on MISP
  • Percentage of countries affected by humanitarian crises that have functioning inter-agency gender-based violence coordination body as a result of UNFPA guidance and leadership: Baseline data not available
  • Number of countries that established comprehensive plan to report on UNFPA-supported Sustainable Development Goal indicators: Results achieved in 2017 only; baseline data not available
  • Number of countries that established online national population data platforms that are publicly accessible by users: : Results achieved in 2017 only; baseline data not available
  • Number of countries in which the capacity of national statistical authorities was developed to analyse and use disaggregated data on adolescent and youth: Baseline data not available; UNFPA reflected non-cumulative figures for this indicator
  • Number of countries that generated and used sub-national estimates of population, health and social data: Baseline data not available

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