Coal and Iron Ore Botswana will gather Iron Ore and Coal industry leaders from across the value chain to share insights and information about the industry development, global economic challenges and increasing demand for energy in the SADC region, and how Botswana can capitalise on it. We will discuss all the challenges that the market is facing and strategies to overcome them and the updates on the exploration and transport projects in Botswana.
Botswana is a country with 202 Billion tonnes of coal deposit, in its journey to diversify their economy that relies heavily on diamond, both public and private sectors are working toward commercializing the coal sector. However, commercializing the sector is not without challenges. Botswana is facing major infrastructure problems with no railway lines to transport the coal to port to the Asian market. Botswana is also sitting with a big reserve of Iron Ore that needs to be exploited and mined.