DRB engages in the following research areas, which also drives her consultancy activities:

(i)     Economic and Social Studies

Economic and Project Planning; Economic and Social Surveys; Population and Health Studies; Feasibility Studies; Project/Programme Evaluation; Transport Economics and Planning; International Trade and Finance; Market Analysis and Forecasting.

(ii)    Physical Development/Environmental Planning and Management

Urban and Regional Physical Planning; Environmental and Natural Resources Planning and Management; Environmental Impact Assessment; Environmental Auditing; Environmental  Remediation Programmes; Geographic Information Systems Applications in Environmental Monitoring and Management, et al; Environmental Management Information System Development; Resource Management; Environmental Health Planning and Management.