Country Profile

Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA)


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


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)


  • 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...
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