To drive the discipline of governance and development towards human development and societal transformation on scientific pattern that ensures the sustainability of nation, democracy, peace and harmony, stable and better governed states in Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular that play their role as building blocks for African integration through excellence in research and innovation.


The mission of PJGD is the formation and transmission of scientific enquiry and knowledge in the disciplines of governance and development that suit and promote the specific need of Ethiopia and Africa.