Research Focus

Politics, Governance and Society

This thematic research cluster aims at research that seeks to promote democratic governance in society (local and international) by providing a forum that can be used by researchers to engage with issues and policy debates affecting society. Among others such areas include: research work on the promotion of:

  1. Social accountability, and social justice,
  2. Social protection in post conflict areas,
  3. Respect for human rights and rule of law,
  4. Conflict and security analysis,
  5. Political parties, and interest articulation, interest adjudication,
  6. Politics of local governance,
  7. Regional economic and political integration.