Indigenous Land Rights and Self-Determination in Botswana

Dr. Anne F. Boxberger Flaherty

Abstract


This article argues that government resistance to the recognition of indigenous land tenure and rights in Botswana presents a serious challenge for the future of indigenous Basarwa peoples. While the government of Botswana was a signatory to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, it has not been willing to offer policy support for self-determination.

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