Durban Research-Action Partnership

Welcome to D'RAP!

The Durban Research Action Partnership (D’RAP) is a research partnership between the University of
KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and eThekwini Municipality (EM). Through D’RAP, collaborative research is
conducted within focussed research programmes within the eThekwini Municipal area in a range of
disciplines. These research programmes aim to generate knowledge and learning so as to address the
gap between scientific research, policy development and management within a local government