Centre Activities

  • The Centre provides for the first time an organized framework, to mobilize diverse intellectual resources of the country’s metropolitan university to facilitate a stimulating environment for professional collaboration, participatory training and action-oriented research in community development activities.

    Action-oriented/applied research forms the backbone of the centre’s work and is focused upon several critical development themes as follows:

    • Human resource development in the rural sector
    • Utilization of physical Resources in the rural sector
    • Rural growth linkages
  • University-community extension services
  • Provincial Development Plans
  • Small and Medium Enterprise development
  • Socio-demographic/economic mapping using GIS
  • Institutional and capacity building
  • Participatory action oriented research
  • People’s consultation on Disaster management and mitigation