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Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA)

Mission

BIDPA's core purpose is to inform policy and build capacity in policy Analysis

Vision

BIDPA seeks to become the leading policy research institute in Southern Africa

Strategic partnerships and projects
  • Formative Process Research on Integration in Southern Africa(FOPRISA)
  • Southern Africa Trade Research Network (SATRN)
Mandate
  • Development policy analysis and capacity building
  • To promote policy analysis through research, capacity building, assisting organizations or individuals where appropriate
  • Monitoring the country's economic performance and disseminating policy research results
National steering committee
  • Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture - Chair
  • Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) -Secretary
  • Botswana Agricultural Union - member
  • University of Botswana -member
  • Botswana College of Agriculture - (Office of Research and Development)member
  • Botswana Council of Non Government Organizations - member
  • Botswana Exporters and Manufactures Association - member
  • Department of Consumers Affairs - member
  • Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism (Department of
  • Environmental Affairs) - member.
FANRPAN stakeholders
  • Government
  • Universities and Research Institutions
  • Private Sector
  • NGOS
  • Farmers Associations
FANRPAN Node Steering Committee
Ministry of Agriculture Ms Kebabope Laletsang (Chair)
Botswana Agriculture Union Mr Philip Fischer
Botswana College of Agriculture Dr P Malope
Veld Products Research and Development Ms Masego Kruger-Gaadingwe
Botswana Exporters and Manufacturers Association Evangelist L Raditedu
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis Dr TB Seleka
Department of Environmental Affairs Ms Portia Kelefilwe Segomelo
Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs Ms GS Olweny
Office of Research and Development, University of Botswana Dr J Malete
FANRPAN country node contact
Dr Pelotshweu Moepeng
Email:
Website: http://www.bidpa.bw
Tel: (+267) 3971750
Fax: (+267) 3971748
Name of hosting institution: Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
Categorization of node hosting: Policy think tank
Position: Research Fellow
Qualifications: PhD in the Field of Economics
Professional Interests: Poverty measurements, rural development, and development economics including economic diversification, employment issues and sustainable jobs generation, inequality and economic justice.
Why I enjoy hosting the FANRPAN Node: Putting the agenda of the poor on the regional and international platform and influencing opinions that aim to solve poverty issues in Botswana, the region and African continent.
Institutional priorities related to FANRPAN work: Coordinate national efforts to feed into and benefit from FANRPAN work.
Physical Address: BIDPA House, Plot 134 Tshwene Drive
Postal Address: Millennium Office Park, Private Bag BR-29, Gaborone, Botswana

Ministry of Agriculture

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Competence Platform on Energy, Crop & Agro-forestry Systems and Semi-arid Ecosystems Africa (COMPETE)

Strategies for Adapting to Climate Change in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: Targeting the Most Vulnerable

Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) support to FANRPAN

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