Governance Structure and Research Modality

The Institute shall be organized and operated in an autonomous manner so that research, publication, dissemination, and application of findings are not overshadowed by non-research activities of the University. The Institute shall have an Advisory Board, a Director, an Institute Council and 9 research units and support units. These are:

  • Public Policy and Governance Unit (PPGU);
  • Business Research and Entrepreneurship Development Unit (BREDU);
  • Economic Unit (EU);
  • Urban Management and Development Unit (UMDU);
  • Industrial Development and Trade Unit (IDTU);
  • Rural Development Unit (RDU);
  • Gender and Population Development Unit (GPDU);
  • Environment and Natural Resources Management Unit (ENRMU); and
  • Culture, Indigenous Knowledge Systems, and Development Unit (CIKSDU).