BIDPA briefs Ntlo ya Dikgosi

This week, BIDPA addressed the virtual Ntlo ya Dikgosi to share findings of a study titled; Social Impact Analysis of the Human-Wildlife conflict on Victims and their Families in Botswana. As custodians of natural resources in their territories and leaders of their communities, Dikgosi are important stakeholders and their voices will be critical in the review and formulation of future acts and policies to address human-wildlife conflicts. Addressing the house, BIDPA Sociologist and author Dr Israel R. Blackie said the [...]


Meet the newest member of our team

Dr Lesego Molapisi is an Economist with a specific interest in energy, extractives and environmental management. She completed her Ph.D. in 2018 from Southern Federal University in Russia and is the first African Candidate of Economic Sciences in her department. Dr Molapisi has participated in numerous policy advisory and academic initiatives in Botswana and abroad. She has published over 15 articles and monographs and has actively moderated and participated in multiple regional and global forums. Dr Molapisi has been previously [...]