About Us

About Us

ARESP - Association of Researchers in Economics, Social and Political Sciences

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

“ARESP works with and for people and the community. ARESP is a group of experts and researchers committed to expanding the voice, choice, social opportunity and governance through research, innovative and transformative ideas, training, capacity building, awareness, providing expertise. We think and find solutions to economic, social and political issues that will foster the peace and growth of a society. We work to empower the rural community through enabling self-assessment and engagement in their living environment and situation and capacitate them for sustainable management of the natural resources that contributes to preservation and protection of the environment. We equally works towards translating development issues and bring about active engagement with development actors to establish progress in areas of sustainable development, health, gender issues, citizenship engagement, capacity building, road safety, social and environmental assessment and recommendations to project implementation and sensitization schemes.”


To improve citizen engagement and the  diffusion of knowledge and capacity through research, analysis and expertise, participation and decision making

  • To provide expertise, implement, sensitize, and monitor projects schemes and processes for the development of short, medium and long-term strategic plans and projects;
  • To develop diversified approaches towards responding to the research needs of the national and international communities and ensuring that its projects and activities are integrated with stakeholders, government policies
  • To promote, encourage and support policy members, the private sector and CSO’s in their efforts to bring about informed positive change and innovations for sustainable development through groundbreaking research;
  • To support regional integration through the development of joint research projects, programs and initiatives by the provision of professional process facilitation;
  • To systematically build social and human capital though group dynamics, team development and social learning processes;
  • To encourage and facilitate openness, transparency and accountability in developing good governance and enhancing performance among its members.