In pursuit of its mission and vision, DMI is establishing three Collaborative Action Research and Education (CARE) Centres in the following areas:
- Sustainable Livelihoods
- Collectives and Commons
- Leadership and Governance
These centres serve as hubs for innovation and incubation. The broad activities of the above centres revolve around:Knowledge Management including co-creation, and establishing eco-system for propagation of best practices;Life Cycle Management Guidance and Support for institutions, programmes, and projects; Multi-stakeholder Interactive Learning; Collaborative Action Research; and Evidence based Policy Advocacy; and Certificate Courses in collaboration with leading academic / research institutions.