Botswana Diamonds plc is a United Kingdom-based company focused on diamond exploration and project development. The Company holds exploration licenses in Botswana. The Company's segments include Botswana, South Africa and Cameroon. It operates in two of the kimberlite clusters, Orapa where the mines are and in Gope in the Kalahari Desert, which is a diamond province with one mine, Ghagoo, and a discovery, K-X 36. Its Orapa operations are carried out under Sunland Minerals, a joint venture with Alrosa of Russia. The Gope operations are in two joint ventures, Alrosa/Botswana Diamond, and Maibwe, a three-way joint venture between BCL Limited, a copper/nickel producer, Future Minerals and Siseko. Its Orapa licenses, PL 260, PL 085 and PL 210 are situated at altitudes of 900 to 940 meters in the southern part of the Makgadikgadi depression, consisting of dry pans, including Ntwentwe and Sowa. Its Gope licenses, PL 135-137 and PL 232-235 are situated in Central Kalahari Game Reserve.