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22th May 2014
Mmegi

Subsistence agriculture under threat - BIDPA
Botswana Institute of Development and Policy Analysis (BIDPA) has warned that the government food rations program targeting the needy, is discouraging subsistence agriculture and this has resulted with declining output from subsistence farming. In a st ...Read more

16th April 2014
Mmegi

Botswana to feel greater impact of synthetic diamonds
The Botswana Institute for Development and Policy Analysis (BIDPA) has indicated that Botswana will feel a greater impact of synthetic diamonds which are increasing in supply and expected to accumulate more than 30 percent of market for mined gem quality ...Read more


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The Botswana Institute for the Development Policy Analysis was recently engaged by the World Bank to conduct a study on women entrepreneurship in Botswana. The objective of this study is to inform policies and interventions aimed at increasing returns to...Read more
 
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BIDPA ranks fourth best African Think Tank
The Think Tank has been steadily progressing positively over the past few years. In the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, BIDPA ranked fifth, whilst in 2013, 2012 and 2011 the institute was ranked tenth, twelfth and twenty ninth respectively. ..Read more
BoB should tighten screws on banks – BIDPA
The Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) has called on Bank of Botswana (BoB) to tighten the screws on commercial banks. In a recently released special briefing reviewing the bank charges in Botswana, BIDPA said as the regulator, the..Read more
Beef export competitiveness deteriorates – BIDPA study
Despite impressive performance at the beginning, Botswana has experienced declining beef export competitiveness since the mid 1970s, experts have observed. In a recent working paper titled ‘Export Competitiveness of Botswana’s Beef Industry’ published by ..Read more
 
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