About RDC (Research and Development Center)
RDC aims to foster scientific research, promote evidence-based policy-making, sustainable development and uphold civil society progress. The Center consists of a flexible team of experts and academics who develop program activities and joint research initiatives in cooperation with academic and research institutions in the region and in other parts of the world. RDC engages in examining and supporting civil society development, developing synergies with academia, refining applied research methodologies and knowledge to serve open governance reforms and social development.
The staff of Research and Development Center consists of a flexible team of experts who collaborate with the pool of experts from the CESA and LGID divisions, as well as associate researchers. RDC staff has established strategic links to various think-tanks, research institutions and networks in the region and in other parts of the world that have been partners with IDM.