Research and Development Directorate

Core Values

The following values are considered as a pillar to confirm excellence in daily actions.

  • Quality Research, ethical behavior and integrity
  • Commitment
  • Group work ethics
  • Creative endeavors and freedom of inquiry
  • Community partnership

Research Thematic Areas of Wachemo University

Research that will be conducted by the university should make impact with concrete output and lead to sustainable generation and dissemination of knowledge and technologies. However, conducting research and technology dissemination in a piecemeal way cannot enable us to meet these societal demands. Therefore, research should be prioritized by the needs of the community in a systematic manner. In addition, it’s also important to make a channel limited resources to prioritized the needs. Furthermore, there is a need to integrate research endeavours for synergized impacts on societal development and to enhance the quality of education. Accordingly, Wachemo University has identified six research thematic areas in line with national research priorities and strategies.

  • Food Security and Livelihood Improvement
  • Health Issues
  • Business Development and Practices
  • Human and Social Development, and Legal Issues
  • Science and Technology
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources