Boteti District also is a land of wealth as it is surrounded by mines, four to be exact, which mine most of the diamonds sold outside of the country boosting it’s economy.
Karowe Diamond Mine
Karowe Mine is a mine developed from Lucara Diamond Corporation’s AK6 project and is an open pit. In November 2015, Karowe mine made history by recovering and selling the priciest diamond in the world at USD 63million
Debswana Diamond Company
Debswana Diamond Company operates a coal and diamond mines. Formerly known as De Beers in the early 90’s, the company has operations in Jwaneng, Letlhakane, Orapa, Damtshaa and the Morupule Colliery in Palapye. This giant mining company is one of the largest contributors of the country’s wealth, next to the beef industry.