Making policies work

Kesa Pharatlhatlhe


Kesaobaka Pharatlhatlhe (Kesa) is a Research Assistant in the Young International Professionals Programme, originally from Botswana she enforces the Economic and Agricultural Transformation team with a special focus on Regional Integration.

Before joining ECDPM, Kesa worked as a Policy and Advocacy Project Officer with CIPESA (The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa), she also worked at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa as a Policy Officer under the AUYVC programme for the Economic Affairs Department under the Economic Integration and Regional Cooperation Division. She is also a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and holds a Bachelor of Business Science in Economics and Marketing from Monash University in Johannesburg.


Kesa Pharatlhatlhe

Research Assistant - Young International Professionals Programme






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