Phase II has been extended four times, with an emphasis on the training of senior managers including chief executives and a team of local training specialists. As well as training professional staff, the project has also addressed a number of consultancy assignments in the mechanical workshop, finance and legal fields.
An ORT training specialist designed a one year pilot project to be implemented in conjunction with the Cooperative Housing Foundation (CHF) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accounting (CIPFA).
Four training officers developed on-the-job training programs for the administration, finance, communications development, and technical departments of the Gaborone and Francistown technical faculties. ORT successfully completed the project, and World Bank extended the contract.
The Botswana Polytechnic was established by supplying electronic, automation, and robotics equipment.
authorities in road maintenance, water supply, sewage, and housing.
The labor-intensive project employed and trained many unskilled workers and the resulting roads improved the access to rural areas.