Research and Community Service Revised Thematic Areas


Community service

Environmental issues and sustainable use of resources (resource utilization, environmental impact assessment, climate change and adaptation, land use planning, watershed management)

  • Participating in environmental management and environmental awareness creation to the local community
  • Capacity building training on basic cartographic techniques, GIS and map reading

Population, regional and socio-economic issues (food security, urbanization, poverty, regional policy analysis, population and reproductive health)

Gender, culture and development (Multiculturalism, Gender and Foreign Aid, Gender and Global Financial Crisis, Gender Based Violence, Women Empowerment, indigenous knowledge systems)

Training on social problems (gender issues, child trafficking,   child abuse and neglect) and gender mainstreaming

Federalism; local government; conflict & conflict management; hydro-politics, human rights; corruption; good governance; and state, society and history

Training on human rights, corruption; good governance; election, democratic principles and values; professional and public service ethics; citizenship, federalism; tourism and heritage; and archives and recording

Thematic Areas

Research thematic areas for the Faculty of Social Sciences

  • Environmental Management
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Development Issues
  • Socio-cultural Issues
  • Culture and Tourism
  • Heritage Management
  • Hydro-politics
  • Governance Issues
  • Conflict and Conflict Management
  • Federalism, Decentralization and Multiculturalism