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Specially elected MP, Mephato Reatile had asked the minister to state how many people living with albinism and other disabilities were employed under his ministry and by Statistics Botswana, Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE),BOB, PPADB, NBFIRA, BAOA, NDB, MVA, BIDPA and BSB.
Monnane Monnane, a research fellow at BIDPA, said BotswanaaACAOs inflation fall is neither hinged on any government policy or sustainable.
In December 2006, the ACBF executive board approved a grant of US$1.7m to the Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) to support Phase III of its activities to strengthen the capacity for policy formulation and analysis, research, design and management in the country.
BIDPA has so far achieved the following research results: 8 BIDPA briefings, 6 annual economic briefs; 15 policy briefs; 124 unpublished reports; 21 published reports; 19 books; and 7 journal articles.
"Coming at a time when a reduction in government spending on construction projects is forecast, The BFC project could offset what would otherwise be a downturn in the industry," says BIDPA. "If recession in the building industry is to be avoided, private sector developments must replace government projects and the BFC could fulfil this role."
Additionally, he observed that according to the BIDPA report the inception of the alcohol levy had not resulted in a decrease in alcohol consumption.
For his part, Dr Kelesego Mmolainyane from BIDPA underscored the importance of monitoring and evaluation, which she said could enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the implementation of the budget process.
Quoting a study undertaken by BIDPA in 2017 to evaluate the national interventions against alcohol abuse in Botswana, he said whilst the measures continued to decrease alcohol consumption, current policies and regulatory framework had not been very effective.
Professor Patrick Malope from the Botswana Institute for Development and Policy Analysis (BIDPA) also reiterated Mr Ngaka's words that research had indicated that the majority of cattle population in the country was in the hands of communal farmers who were not eager to develop breeds.