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Who we are & what we do
Institute of Governance and Social Research (IGSR) Jos is non-profit, non-governmental research-oriented institute established to promote research on socio-political and economic problems of Africa in general and of Nigeria, more specifically.
Members of IGSR include people from the academics, public and private sectors and practitioners in various fields of endeavor who are concerned about the socio-political and economic problems of Africa. The Institute was founded in 1994 with its headquarters locate in Jos, Plateau State Nigeria.
1. To study and conduct research in government and society as well as maintain data, especially on the Africa region.
2. To encourage and promote cooperation among government and non-governmental agencies by studying the diverse issues of government and society, development, regional integration, inter-state relations and conflict management.
3. To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, among scholars, policy makers and administrators.
4. To establish collaborative relations with organizations which have similar objectives.