To become a regional and international centre of excellence
in capacity development for policy analysis and development
management, policy research, and policy dialogue by year 2015.
Advancing knowledge to the public and private sector entities
through sound policy research findings, capacity development
and by advocating good development management practices.
||To undertake policy research and analysis to increase stakeholders' knowledge on
major issues affecting society
||To strengthen capacity for policy research analysis and mainstream democratic
governance through innovative capacity development initiatives such as training,
outreach programmes, policy dialogue,
||To increase the awareness of national decision-makers on specific policy issues
that affect communities.
||To facilitate debate and discourse on issues pertinent to the national development
||To encourage national, regional and international networking and the creation of
social capital around policy issues,
||To host national, regional and international policy research professionals and