The unit of Research, Documentation and Strategic Information (RDSI) is cross-cutting to all IRCU programme areas. The major aim of the unit is to ensure data collection in all IRCU interventions with a view to promoting evidence-based programming and service delivery. Research findings are shared (disseminated to) with other stakeholders for accountability purposes and promotion of networking and building partnerships. The RSDI collaborates with universities to implement action-based research and develop options to influence public policy.Too, this research is intended to direct programming at IRCU.
The IRCU Resource Centre that is a well-stocked repository of relevant knowledge and information based on the nature of program activities that the organization specializes in. This information appears in form of internal and external research reports, annual reports, books, pamphlets and newsletters.