Institute of Delta Development Studies

Driving Sustainable Development through Equitable Partnerships

The Institute of Delta Development Studies (IDDS) at Western Delta University is dedicated to delivering world-class training and research essential for global sustainable development. Through equitable and sustainable partnerships, the institute collaborates with academics, non-governmental organizations, governmental agencies, and civil society to make a meaningful impact on people's lives.

Establishment and Mandate

Inaugurated in 2013 as part of Western Delta University's academic mandate, the Institute of Delta Development Studies focuses on interrogating the socio-economic consequences of oil production in the Niger Delta of Nigeria. Beyond this, the institute addresses broader challenges associated with sustainable development.

Key Initiatives

1. Research Endeavors:
  • Conducting impactful research on the socio-economic consequences of oil production.
  • Addressing challenges related to sustainable development, with a focus on the Niger Delta region.
2. Workshops and Certificate Training:
  • Organizing workshops to foster dialogue and knowledge exchange on critical issues.
  • Offering certificate training courses for both public and private sector workers.
3. Partnerships for Impact:
  • Collaborating with academia, non-governmental organizations, governmental agencies, and civil society for comprehensive solutions.
  • Establishing sustainable partnerships that contribute to the well-being of communities in the Niger Delta and beyond.

Vision and Mission

Vision: To be a leading institute driving sustainable development through impactful research and partnerships.

Mission: The Institute of Delta Development Studies is committed to providing a platform for rigorous research, knowledge dissemination, and training to address the socio-economic challenges in the Niger Delta and promote global sustainable development.

Get Involved

We welcome collaboration and engagement from individuals, organizations, and institutions passionate about sustainable development. Connect with us to contribute to impactful research, workshops, and training initiatives.

Contact Us

Institute of Delta Development Studies (IDDS) 

KM 10 Benin-Sapele Road, P.M.B 10, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria.
Phone:+234 812-2144-109
Email: info@wdu.edu.ng

Join us at the Institute of Delta Development Studies as we strive to make a positive difference in the Niger Delta and beyond, fostering sustainable development through knowledge, research, and partnerships!


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