UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES (IDS)

Research

Currently, research activities at the Institute are guided by the University of Dar es Salaam Research Agenda which is cascaded to the IDS. The Tanzania Journal of Development Studies is a flagship journal owned and hosted by the IDS. The Institute is undertaking researches around the following broad thematic areas:

  • Development Policies
  • Governance, Democracy and Democratization
  • Science, Technology, Innovation and Industrialisation
  • Rural and Urban Development
  • Population, Health, and Environment
  • Gender and Development 
  • Peace and Conflicts Resolution
  • Regional Cooperation, Integration and Globalization