Research branch of NACTA is responsible for carrying out research on counter-violent extremism and counter-terrorism issues. The wing is headed by a Director General supported by two Directors who deal with Research Management & Policy and Data Analysis, respectively. The directors are assisted by Deputy Directors and Assistant Directors.
NACTA Act No. XIX of 2013, Section 4 (d) specifically mandates the authority to “carry out research on topics relevant to terrorism and extremism and to prepare and circulate documents”.
The main functions of Research branch are: