THE INSTITUTE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONERS is officially registered in Nigeria by the Corporate Affairs Commission with approval from the Federal Ministries of Education and Justice, Abuja and has mandate to advance community development education and professional practices in the country. The institute shall promote community capacity building, popularize community development strategies, undertake research, publish and disseminate information relating to community development and organise meetings, conferences, training and exchanges in the field of community development.
In the furtherance of the foregoing objects but not further or otherwise, the Institute shall carry on diverse activities relating to general community development and initiate, design and implement programmes in connection thereto for the purpose and objects aforesaid.
Community Development (CD) practitioners in Nigeria would have opportunity for continuing professional development and practice exchange in addition to contacts with similar institutes and associations worldwide like the International Association for Community Development (IACD). In view of the dynamic nature of CD education and practice, professional development and practice exchange activities and opportunities would be announced from time to time.
Prof. Muhammad Bello Shitu
President/Chief Executive Officer