Dawood Research Institute (DRI) and International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIIBF) Bayero University Kano announce an International Conference: Contemporary Practice of Philanthropy in Africa


Research, the Basis for Development...


NEWS AND events


Dawood Research Institute exists to provide excellence in research and innovation through:

  • Bringing development to Nigeria and Africa at large through research and leveraging on practical issues that will affect the life of especially people living under poverty situation in different parts of Africa.
  • Facilitating and enhancing partnerships and collaborations between researchers, institutions of higher learning, government and companies.
  • Providing infrastructure and training that promotes creativity and research culture in Africa.
  • Ensuring that our policies and programs advance a culture of innovations in research and ethical compliance.
  • Enabling a diverse and inclusive working environment for researchers and practitioners in Africa.

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Vision & Core Values


Dawood Research Institute envisions being one of the most innovative and multidisciplinary Research Institute in Nigeria, Africa and the world at large.

Core Values

  • High level of discipline and competence
  • Excellence in performance
  • High level of communication skill
  • Integrity and Rigor
  • Respect and social commitments
  • Cleanliness and modesty