RDN: The Organization
Bi-annually Research Journal is owned by Regional Development Network that is a civil society organization based in Islamabad Pakistan. The organization commenced its functions in 1996. The first area of intervention was the education sector. RDN is nation-wide network of civil society organizations, individual researchers, and philanthropists in Pakistan. This network aims to provide a forum for the professionals where they could benefit from mutual sharing of experiences, human resources and building a nexus of regional alliances for the betterment of the Pakistani society.
The main areas in which RDN is actively involved are Human Rights including Children, Women, Patients, Special Persons and Older Persons, relief work in emergencies, holding capacity building opportunities, and conducting primary researches. The RDN is also a think tank for the philanthropists where they exchange their views of various developmental aspects of Pakistani society. RDN also collaborates with social sciences departments in various universities of Pakistan to collaborate with academia in order to mutually learn and build points of agreements between RDN professionals and volunteers and requesting to fill in the research gaps regarding development in Pakistan by promoting the primary research trends via various Universities of the country.