Become a Participant

As a Supplier

For an entity to enroll as an active participant on to the program, they will either enter as a supplier or a buyer, and the following are the pre-requisites for entry onto the program:

Benefits to the SME

  • Optimized production processes leading to efficiency in operations
  • Improved quality of products and services rendered
    Opportunities for up-scaling production because of reliable market share offered by the lead company
  • Total logistics costs per unit is reduced
  • Return on invested capital is assured due to secured market

Selection Criteria

  • Citizen owned (51% and above)
  • Must be a pre-existing supplier to one of the SDP Buyers
  • Operating within one of the 8 focus sectors of the SDP
  • Place of operation (vicinity of prospective buyers)
  • Current employment (potential to create employment)
  • Can show a previous track record of supplies
  • Value adding (not an agency type of business)
  • Innovation or niche market

As a Buyer

For an entity to enroll as an active participant on to the program, they will either enter as a supplier or a buyer, and the following are the pre-requisites for entry onto the program:

Benefits to the lead company

  • Efficiency in supply of raw materials and services from suppliers
  • Improved quality of products and services purchased¬†
  • Reliable supply streams

Selection Criteria

  • Buyer company is located and operates in Botswana
  • Buyer operates in one of the focus sectors of the SDP
  • Decision making of buyer company is made in Botswana