Over the past 60 years Botswana's economy has been recorded as one of the most succesful in the world. The country's achievement is remarkable because at independence, in 1966, its prospects were not that encouraging. Although the country is landlocked, it has defied the odds by creating a succesful economy. Click here to access this book chapter.
Source: Yes, Africa Can: Success Stories From a Dynamic Continent; Edited by Punam Chuhan-Pole and Manka Angwafo, and published by the World Bank, Washington DC, 2011. The full publication is available here.