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Capacity strengthening for inclusive and sustainable development

For more than four decades we have delivered capacity strengthening in over 140 countries worldwide, through programmes, projects and consultancies aimed at enhancing capacity across a range of sectors. Our services meet the needs of stakeholders in developing countries and professionals working in international development.

Our work is highly participatory and tailored to meet specific client-determined needs. Developing knowledge, facilitating learning and collaboration, and promoting best practices are key to our approach to promoting sustainable development.

A University-based social enterprise

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) is based within the University of Wolverhampton. It is unique in having the corporate backing and research support of an institution of higher learning, while functioning as a social enterprise deeply involved in the practice of international development. We have successfully adapted the traditional model of the University to meet the technical and institutional needs of developing countries.

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Service Areas

In our technical specialisms we offer the following services, all of which are tailored to the requests of our clients and donors and are responsive to the needs of partners and beneficiaries.

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Technical assistance and advisory services

In specific Thematic Areas as well as in monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) and research.

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Project/Programme Management

From design and implementation to M&E and sharing of lessons learnt.

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Workshops, multi-stakeholder engagement and participatory processes.

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Teaching and Training

Online and face-to-face for continuing professional development.

Thematic Areas

Our inter-disciplinary and multi-lingual team specialises in delivering capacity development services across four Thematic Areas.

Brochure download

Download a brochure containing an overview of CIDT, our ethos, services and the areas in which we work.

CIDT Brochure