Research contributes to predict, describe, explain and improve knowledge on ideas and concepts through systematic approaches. RCESD’s focus is on research that can contribute to dynamic solutions to challenges in sustainable development. We carry out interdisciplinary research projects in areas of environment and development, governance and development, socio-economic development, food and agriculture, education and development, integrated water resource management, forests and climate change, environmental health and renewable energy. Our research focus are categorized under the following research groups:

  • Environment-Development interventions (EDI)
  • Local Institutions, Governance and Development (LIGED)
  • Environmental Health and Climate Change (EHCC)
  • Environmental Health and Climate Change (EHCC)
  • Agriculture for Local Development (ALD)
  • Ecological Monitoring (EM)
  • International Researchers Program