Background

History

 

 

 

Centre for Basic Research (CBR) is a Non-Governmental Organization, (NGO), established in 1987 and a member institute of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

CBR’s mission is to spearhead the generation and dissemination of knowledge by conducting research of social, economic and political significance to Uganda in particular and Africa in general, so as to influence policy, raise consciousness and improve the quality of life. In this way CBR has also nurtured researchers in Uganda and elsewhere.

Vision

A centre of excellence spearheading the generation and dissemination of knowledge in collaboration with like-minded actors for sustainable development

Mission

To generate and disseminate knowledge by conducting basic and applied research of social, economic and political significance to Uganda in particular and Africa in general, so as to influence policy, raise consciousness and improve the quality of life.

Objectives

Informed by its vision and mission statement, CBR’s objectives include the following:

  • Research on issues of social significance;
  • Documentation of materials on these issues;
  • Publication and dissemination of research results;
  • Research capacity building