In a bid to promote clean energy use and reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) and the emission of carbon dioxide, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Government of Botswana and the Botswana Power Corporation, are launching a renewable energy project aimed at assisting Botswana's rural communities.

Ultimately, energy planning driven by development goals in other sectors (agriculture, commerce, small to medium-sized businesses, health, education) can enhance the much-needed global cooperation for development.