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 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

Botswana Ministry of Agriculture

Minister Dr Micus Chimbombi
Website address
Telephone number (+267 3368) 9000
Email address
(Chief Information Officer and PRO)
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