The CRD plans to establish a journal aimed at promoting the rapid publication and dissemination of: Empirical studies undertaken for solving the developmental problems confronting developing countries;
Near-market or market-ready technologies, (including adaptable, sustainable and transferable technologies); and Critical reviews of R & D policies and administration From time to time, the CRD establishes links with reputable Centres of Excellence within and outside Nigeria for collaborative research. It also organises seminars and training workshops as well as the production of occasional publications.