Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board

OUR MANDATE

The Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board (BAMB) was established by an Act of Parliament, No. 2 of 1974 mandated to provide a market for locally grown scheduled crops such as cereals, pulses/beans and oilseeds, and ensure that adequate supplies exist for sale to customers at affordable prices.

Powers of BAMB - conferred by the Act

  • Set prices for purchase or sale of produce
  • Import or export any scheduled produce
  • Arrange for transport, storage, processing and sale of scheduled produce
  • Enter into any transaction which, in the Board’s opinion, will facilitate proper discharge of its functions.

The Act also requires BAMB

  • To cover its operating costs from revenue generated from its trading activities
  • Establish a Stabilization Fund through a Parliamentary appropriation – primarily to stabilize prices.

OUR VISION

To lead, to empower and grow the market for grain.

OUR MISSION

To provide a stable grain market that is efficient and fair, in support of national food security.

VALUES

  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Efficiency
  • Botho
Products and Services: 

Products: 

  • GRAINS
  • OIL SEEDS
  • PULSES/BEANS
  • AGRICULTURAL INPUTS
  • VALUE ADDED PRODUCTS
  • VETERINARY SERVICE
Telephone: 
+267 395 1341
Fax: 
+267 395 2926
Postal Address: 
P/Bag 0053, Gaborone
Physical Address: 
Plot 130, Unit 3 & 4 Nkwe Square, G.I.F.P.
Town or City: 
Gaborone