Think tank

Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis

BIDPA

Gaborone, Botswana

BIDPA's mission is to inform policy and strengthen capacity through its research and consultancy services. BIDPA's central objectives are to (1) promote and conduct research, analysis, and related development policy issues for Botswana and the Southern African region; (2) monitor the performance of the Botswanan economy and the management of public policy implementation, notably concerning economic and social development; (3) provide advice and consultancy services to governmental agencies and other clients; (4) provide technical and financial assistance, directly or indirectly, to individuals and organizations in Botswana to strengthen policy analysis; (5) assist in the professional training and education of Botswanan citizens concerning policy analysis and encourage collaboration between expatriates and local professionals to strengthen policy analysis; (6) employ staff members who will, on their own or jointly with other organizations or researchers, carry out research, consultancy, training, and educational projects, including the management of contractual relationships with those affiliated to BIDPA; (7) present or publish the outcomes of its policy analysis to individuals, organizations, and the public at large; and (8) mobilize and administer funds to be used for the achievement of these objectives and the functioning of BIDPA.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.bidpa.bw

Address:
Private Bag BR-29, Gaborone, Botswana

Country:
Botswana

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Botswana, Southern Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1995
Age (years)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 27
Botswana average
 27
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2017): Dr Tebogo Seleka
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2020
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 30
Botswana average
 30
Global average
 15
% Female staff
2020
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
57% 
Botswana average
57% 
Global average
 16%
% Female researchers
2020
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
61% 
Botswana average
61% 
Global average
 6%

Social

Likes (2019)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 1,081
Botswana average
 1,081
Global average
 27,922
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 215
Botswana average
 215
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2019)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 393
Botswana average
 393
Global average
 6,899

Data notes

Last updated: 02/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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