Research, Innovation, Science and Technology Sector

The Research, Innovation, Science & Technology (RIST) Human Resource Development (HRD) Sector is key for the transformation of Botswana from a factor driven economy to a globally competitive and knowledge-based economy. The RIST HRD Sector aims to align RIST activities and initiatives in all the sectors of the economy to national priorities to ensure Botswana achieves the objectives of Vision 2036. Through the RIST HRD Sector Plan, critical mass in areas of science, engineering and technology, necessary to drive Botswana’s research agenda will be developed. 

The following are the names of the Committee members; 

Prof Gabriel Anabwani – Chairperson

Prof Patrick Malope – Deputy Chairperson

Ms Gopabaone Chabaditsile

Dr Kereilemang K. Nthoiwa

Prof Olekae Thakadu

Prof Goitseone Malumbela

Dr Lekopanye Tladi

Ms Thandie Lekone

Mr. Bekezela Moyo

Dr Bogadi Nage-Sibande

Prof Amos Thapisa

Prof Samodimo Ngwako

Ms. Thabiso G. Patlakwe

Ms. Doreen Ramogola-Masire