Institute For Development Research & Training

 Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Director's Welcome Message


On behalf of staff members of Institute for Development Research and Training (IDR&T), I welcome you to our webpage.The Institute for Development Research (IDR) was established on July 1, 1998 with the aim of undertaking cutting-edge research into development issues and problems that confront Nigeria specifically, using multi-disciplinary approach. Additionally, it is responsible for conducting workshops, seminars, public lectures and conferences in the pursuit of this objective. In January, 2015, the Director of Academic Planning was directed to ensure the transfer of sub-degree programmes and post graduates Diploma programmes to institutes and centres in line with the directive given by Nigerian University Commission (NUC). Based on this meeting, an agreement was reached to transfer all the sub-degree programmes in the Faculties of Arts, and Social Sciences, as well as in the Urban and Regional Planning, to Institute for Development Research (IDR). Read More

Prof. Hudu .A. Ayuba