Creating demand-based, market-driven opportunities for SMEs

What is the Supplier Development
Programme (SDP)?

In support of its development mandate, UNDP Botswana has partnered with the Government of Botswana and private sector to implement the Supplier Development Programme (SDP). The project aims to create demand-based, market-driven opportunities for SMEs to increase their competitiveness through the innovative Suppliers Development Methodology while connecting essential small-scale producers/suppliers to larger markets locally as well as abroad. Additionally, it will strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in country to encourage innovation and create employment.

Our Objectives

Develop the productive capacity of SMEs, to improve their competitiveness to become efficient and competitive suppliers to buyers.

Create demand-based, market-driven opportunities for SMEs to increase their competitiveness.

Connect essential small-scale producers/ suppliers to larger markets locally as well as abroad.

Strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in country to encourage innovation and create employment.

Expand and create more jobs for the SMEs/ suppliers.

Interested in the Supplier Development Programme?