The Gaborone International Conference Centre played host to the national forum on fourth industrial revolution (4IR) in August 2019, a platform whose main purpose was to take stock of the Botswana’s readiness for implementation and exploitation of 4IR.

The objectives of the forum were to provide a platform for public and private sector responsible for STI and stakeholders to appreciate the local, regional and global perspective of the 4IR, determine the country’s progress in achieving the aspirations of Vision 2036 in the selected priority areas and its, readiness for 4IR, with an emphasis on building convergence by breaking down the sectorial silos, as well as to set a development agenda for the 4IR Strategy for Botswana in the context of Vision 2036 and NDP 11.

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