The Research and Publications Department is responsible for enhancing responsive research environment geared towards realisation of the research agenda and disseminations through publications. It is a responsibility of the Department to play a part in the university academic growth and development through strengthening capability, supervision and/or monitoring research grants and strengthening research culture and explore possibilities of external funding through networking with local, national and international organisations. The department oversees publication of two journals, i.e. the Journal of Cooperative and Business Studies (JCBS) and the East Africa Journal of Social and Applied Science(EAJ-SAS). The two University journals are published bi-annually with two issues each both online and through print media.