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Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd

Company Overview

Debswana is the world's leading diamond producer by value and has played a significant role in the transformation of the Botswana economy. The Debswana Diamond Company (Pty) Ltd is owned in equal shares by the government of the Republic of Botswana and De Beers Centenary AG. It is the largest non-government employer and the largest earner of foreign exchange in Botswana. Debswana's mining operations have been largely responsible for transforming Botswana from an agriculturally based economy in the 1960s to a country that has consistently displayed one of the highest economic growth rates in the world.