Natural Resource Development examines the linkages between development and Natural Resources, principles of Managing natural resources, and the sustainable conservation of these resources. The programme depicts on case studies from a wide range of the current natural resource across the globe, the course considers how different social, political, economic and cultural and gender aspects compete for and sustain the natural resources.

The course also uses a gender perspective to examine the interventions by environmental activists in conserving natural resources in the face of climate change. The course will consider both local and international best practices in sustainable management of natural resources.

The course aims at equipping students with knowledge and skills to become competent professionals who can plan for sustainable use of natural resources globally.