How Botswana Leverages Growth

By teaming up with DeBeersas China's CNOOC did with oil giantsthe country's government has created jobs and extra opportunities

In 1984 I went to China to undertake a dream research project in collaboration with a Chinese team. Our aim was to understand why the Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) was frustrated in its efforts to persuade the growing number of oil majors looking to invest in exploration licenses to transfer proprietary technology to CNOOC in return for oil exploration concessions.

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