- MA in Economics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UnitedKingdom (1978)
- BA in Mathematics, University of Hawaii, United States (1973)
Mr. Maphanyane has over 14 years’ experience in consultancy with both the public and private sectors; He has expertise in regional/local economic development administration and public policy analysis, international trade negotiations and regional integration. He has also amassed vast experience in the development of small, micro and medium enterprises as well as in economic development, administration and public policy analysis. He has been a Board Member and Chairperson of the Botswana Agricultural Marketing Board; a Member of the Executive Council of the Botswana Confederation of Commerce, Industry and Manpower – now called Business Botswana; Member of the Ministerial Level Consultative Committee for Agriculture and the national High Level Consultative Council (HLCC) as well as Founding Chairperson and Board Member of the Citizen.