Thematic Areas & Platforms

Thematic Areas & Platforms

Botswana International University of Science and Technology has identified four thematic areas which prioritize the collective delivery of the University Strategy. The four thematic areas are geared towards increasing research and innovation quality, productivity, development and funding. Below are our thematic areas;

Natural Resource Management

Climate & Society

Frontiers in Science

Innovative Technological Products & Service for Economic Development

Climate and Society

Rational: Conservation and sustainable exploitation of natural resources; and early warning disaster prevention and risk management as well as mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

Research Platforms

  • Climate and Impact modeling
  • Land degradation and desertification
  • Air quality forecasting and mitigation
  • Early warning and disaster management for extreme weather and climate

Natural Resource Management 

Rational: The need for a green economy, self-reliance  in energy production;  and high value added products; and an increase in quality of life and life expectancy