Objectives & Interests

RCED Objectives

› Conduct applied research to protect and conserve natural resources towards sustainable use and    community development.  
› Provide applied research internships for undergraduate and graduate students
› Stimulate participation in national and international cooperation programs and interdisciplinary  collaborative research networking
› Establish community outreach programs and engagement activities
› Establish capacity building activities                                                            
› Develop library, data bases and access to information resources
› Enhance community  environmental awareness                         


RCED covers a breadth of research areas and interests clustered as follows
› Water and soil quality assessment and monitoring 
› Flora biodiversity and conservation
› Economic empowerment of women                                                        
› Energy efficiency and renewable energy 
› Awareness and educational programs