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Debswana

Company nameDebswana Diamond Company Ltd.
IndustryMining
PredecessorDe Beers Botswana Mining Company
FoundedJune 23, 1969
HeadquartersGaborone
Area servedWorldwide
ProductsDiamonds
Coal
Owner(s)Government of Botswana (50%)
De Beers (50%)

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Debswana Diamond Company Ltd, or simply Debswana, is a giant mining company located in Botswana, and is the world's leading producer of diamonds by value. Debswana is a joint venture between the government of Botswana and the South African diamond company De Beers; each party owns 50 percent of the company. Debswana operates four diamond mines in central Botswana, as well as a coal mine.


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