The University of Wolverhampton

Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT)

Helping people to find their own path to development

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) is a self-financing, non-profit making centre within the University of Wolverhampton. We have a 41 year track record in facilitating people-centred, sustainable development across the globe.

CIDT staff share a deep commitment to working with others towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. We aim to contribute to poverty reduction and improvements to the livelihoods of vulnerable people.

The principle of participation - the active involvement and empowerment of stakeholders - is at the core of all that we do. We believe that success and sustainable progress can be best achieved by working in a participatory way with our clients and their stakeholders.

CIDT has an international reputation for providing the following services:

Our multi-disciplinary team specialise in delivering these services across four practice areas:

  • Managing for Development Results
  • Climate, Forests and Green Growth  
  • Education
  • Participatory Governance and Citizenship