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    Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - Nigeria

The institute (IDRT) is commencing the sales of form for it’s approved diploma programmes for the 2021/2022 session. The sales of form will span from the month of July to September 2021.

Institute for Development Research & Training

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - Nigeria

The Institute’s mission is to research into critical development issues conduct and facilitate research aimed at providing accurate data on relevant aspects that could lead to the much needed human and material development in Nigeria. It also aims to conduct and disseminate results of advanced research at postgraduate and post-doctoral levels in all areas of development.

The Vision is to contribute in evolving development practices beneficial to mankind through knowledge and experiences capable of transforming system thinking within academic institutions and related networks. It envisages development thinking system with approaches, adaptations, inputs and outputs that would serve the needs of local realities and enrich global acceptance on one hand and on the other, an excellent centre for policy dialogue, policy formulation and policy actions in Nigeria and the rest of the continents

Name of Organization: Institute for Development Research and Training, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

Laws Establishing the Institute: The Institute for Development Research and Training (IDRT), Ahmadu Bello University Zaria was established on July 1, 1998 with the aim of conducting research on development issues in Nigeria, Africa and any part of the world. It is also an Institute with interest in global development issues and collaborative researches.

  1. Conduct research and training in development issues that would facilitate achieving needs of the University and the immediate environment
  2. Conduct research and training into development issues with positive impact on Nigerians the global community.
  3. Cascade and share outcome of the research for utilization within and beyond the University
  4. Improve networks and collaborations with scholars, institutions, ministries, departments and agencies
  5. Initiate and develop policies for implementation by the University management and interested partners
  6. Consult with stakeholders to derive best practices on development issues.
  7. Engage in consultancy service when the need arises
  8. Advise management of Ahmadu Bello University on issues relevant to local and global development