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
 29
Botswana average
 22
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Gloria Somolekae
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2023
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 23
Botswana average
 12
Global average
 66
2020
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 30
% Female staff
2023
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 15%
Botswana average
 27%
Global average
 50%
2020
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 57%
% Female researchers
2020
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 61%
Botswana average
 33%
Global average
 11%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 1
Botswana average
 1
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2023)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 2,962
Botswana average
 5,315
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 2,850
Likes (2021)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 2,422
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 568
Botswana average
 568
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2019)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 215
Followers (2019)
Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis
 393
Botswana average
 393
Global average
 6,386

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation┬┤s website
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