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  • Mookodi, Lillian (Associated Printers, 2019-03)
    This paper applies the Lerman and Yitzhaki (1985) inequality decomposition approach on food and non-food expenditures on the 2009/10 Botswana Core Welfare Indicator Survey; and the 2015/16 Multi Topic Indicator Survey ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B.; Dlamini, Thula S. (Associated Printers, 2018-03)
    ABSTRACT We employ the Normalized Revealed Comparative Advantage (NRCA) index on data for the period 1961-2013 to examine the competitiveness of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries in the global sugar ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B.; Obi, Ajuruchukwu (Associated Printers, 2018-03)
    and data for the period 1961-2013 to examine comparative advantage among the leading citrus exporters in the global market and draws implications for South Africa’s citrus industry. Results reveal that Spain was the most ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B.; Mmopelwa, David (Associated Printers, 2018-03)
    ABSTRACT We investigate the patterns and determinants of subsistence acreage diversity in Botswana for the period 1978/79-2013/14, focusing on the role of input subsidies. Results suggest that acreage diversity declined ...
  • BIDPA (BIDPA, 1997-05)
    The paper contains a progress report and a work guide for the study of poverty and poverty alleviation in Botswana, conducted by BIDPA for the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. The first part which outlines the ...
  • Taye, Haile (BIDPA, 2009)
    Part 1 explores the factors commonly cited as culprits for the global economic crisis, its effect on global financial and economic performance. Part 1 concludes by highlighting the likely core economic factors that might ...
  • Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis; Seleka, Tebogo B. (BIDPA, 2008)
    Poverty Reduction has been one of the strategies for Botswana's development since the country became independent in 1966. This paper reviews the empirical evidence on nature, extent and causes of poverty and its dynamics ...
  • Moepeng, Pelotshweu (BIDPA, 2003)
    Macroeconomic policy plays an important role towards the attainment of food security in Botswana because the country is a high cost production area, due to very low, erratic and unreliable rainfall and soils generally not ...
  • Ditlhong, Molapisi (BIDPA, 1997)
    The paper discusses the nature and extent of poverty in Botswana, drawing data from the Study of poverty and poverty alleviation in Botswana conducted by BIDPA for Ministry of Finance and Development Planning.
  • Lekobane, Khaufelo R; Mooketsane, Keneilwe S (BIDPA, 2015-10)
    Poverty in Botswana is more pronounced in female-headed households especially those residing in rural areas where employment opportunities are limited.
  • Seleka, Tebogo B; Kebakile, Pinkie (2015-08)
    This paper investigates Botswana’s beef export competitiveness using indices of Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA) and data for the period 1961-2011. Results indicate that Botswana has been the most competitive SADC beef ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B; Makepe, Patricia; Kebakile, Pinkie; Batsetswe, Letsogile; Mmopelwa, David; Mbaiwa, Keleswetse; Jackson, Jose (Lightbooks, 2008)
    The purpose of this publication was to examine the feasibility of mandatory fortification of cereals in Botswana.
  • Mmopelwa, David; Seleka, Tebogo B (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2011-08)
    This article examines factors underlying communal beef cattle marketing at a household level in Botswana, with emphasis placed on the role of public and private transfers. Results show that public and private transfers ...
  • Lekobane, Khaufelo R; Seleka, Tebogo B (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2011)
    The paper analyzes the impact of public food and cash transfers on farmer participation in Botswana’s subsistence arable agriculture. The results indicate that publicly provided ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2005)
    An import demand equation is estimated to capture the impact of import controls on horticultural imports (oranges and potatoes) in Botswana. Elasticity estimates are then employed to endogenously compute ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B (2005)
    This paper examines the challenges Botswana’s Agriculture is likely to face under the EU/ACP Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). While the sector has witnessed some diversification in the past, such success ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B; Lekobane, Khaufelo R (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2014-03)
    This paper investigates the disincentive effects of public transfers on subsistence producers in Botswana. Comparative statics analyses indicate that public transfers would not affect farm production when profit and ...
  • Seleka, Tebogo B; Siphambe, Happy; Ntseane, Dolly; Mbere, Nomtuse; Kerapeletswe, Charity; Sharp, Chris (Lightbooks, 2007)
    In this study, a comprehensive review of SSNs in Botswana is carried out. The study draws from interviews and focus group discussions conducted with SSN beneficiaries, key informants, programme implementers and the 2002-03 ...
  • BIDPA; World Bank (World Bank, 2013-12)
    Despite its rapid economic growth and high per capita income level, Botswana is still plagued by many development problems common to low-income countries. To respond to these economic and social challenges, the country has ...
  • Lekobane, Khaufelo R; Seleka, Tebogo B (Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis, 2014)
    This paper investigates household determinants of welfare and poverty in Botswana. Using the 2002/03 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) and the 2009/10 Botswana Core Welfare Indicator Survey (BCWIS), and ...

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