The Academy shall be concerned with the natural sciences, mathematics, medicine and other life sciences, the engineering sciences, and the integration of these in the social sciences, the humanities and the arts.
The Academy is envisioned to participate in the social and economic development of Botswana as a part of the international community.
Fellowship of the Academy is attained by scientists who have made outstanding contributions to their respective field(s) that meet the highest internationally accepted standards;
The constitution shall be the guiding document in accepting members and selecting Fellows of the Academy. The constitution provides the guiding principles on the management of the academy and its activities. The Academy will remain politically non-partisan, and non-profit in its intentions and activities.