Staff Profiles

Ms Itumeleng Primrose Oageng

MA (Economics); University of Botswana, Botswana

BA  (Economics); University of Botswana, Botswana


Itumeleng Primrose Oageng is a Lecturer in the Department of Economics, at University of Botswana. She has been teaching and supervising both undergraduate and graduate student research projects in economics since 2012. Her research focuses mainly on the labour market, gender and agricultural issues. She has participated in several seminars/workshops that interrogates issues of gender equality and women empowerment among others. She is also a Member of the Multi-Sectoral Committee for Food Security & Poverty Reduction (MSCFS&PR) in the Ministry of Local government and Rural Development.



Quantitative methods ( Mainly Mathematical Economics)

Labour Economics

Agricultural economics

Labour market, gender, and agricultural issues.

Water management issues


Oageng, I., Mmopelwa, G.P, (2014). “Water Consumption Patterns in a rural setting in Ngamiland District, Botswana: The Case of Boro Village”, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, Vol. 4 (4): pp 720-726, ISSN 2043-9083

Makepe, P.M., Oageng, P.T, (2012). “Determinants of Female Labour Force Participation in Agricultural Sector in Botswana”, Asian-African Journal of Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 12 (2): pp 449-461

In pursuit of academic excellence