The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) is a not-for-profit centre within the University that works across the globe challenging the causes of poverty, influencing change and enhancing the livelihoods of vulnerable people.
Our staff share a deep commitment to partnership working towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and the Sustainable Development Goals. For the last 40 years we have worked in over 130 countries in partnership with a variety of organisations to develop knowledge, attitudes and skills for people-centred international development.
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CIDT has 40 + year track record in more than 120 countries worldwide.
CIDT provides consultancy, training and project management services in international development.
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The team at CIDT highly experienced development practitioners. Alongside their technical specialisms in Forestry, Education, Social Development, Economics and more, they hold teaching qualifications and have academic experience.
Being embedded within a university is one of CIDT's great advantages, as we are able to use both our academic experience to identify and deliver appropriate training and research, whilst engaging practically with partners and clients on the real issues that confront them on the ground.
Find out more about our team and the great work they are doing.
Professor Philip Dearden, Head of Centre