Finance for Impact presented the findings of a study assessing working capital and other short term trade finance constraints facing SME exporters in Botswana at a time when the country is seeking to develop a strong export-led model as a major engine of growth. This assessment came at a time when the global and regional trading landscape was undergoing unprecedented changes with significant impact on trade finance patterns of both developed and developing countries. To achieve economic diversification with higher levels of exports, the study analyzed ho the country could develop a stronger private sector and dependable trade finance mechanisms to support business growth in coming years. The scope of the assessment encompassed all institutions involved in trade and export finance in Botswana. In addition, comparative information from neighboring countries was used in the analysis. The discussion proposed specific measures that would allow the private sector to develop a capacity to access working capital and trade finance on a sustainable basis.