Capacity Development for Citizen-Led Inclusive Development Project (CD-CID)
The Capacity Development for Citizen-Led Inclusive Development Project (CD-CID) contributes to inclusive local governance and community development led by Lao people, using innovative institutional development approaches in village development planning. The project is funded by the European Union and implemented by Oxfam, Cord, Learning for Development Association (LDA), Maeying Houamjai Phatthana (MHP), and the Participatory Development Training Centre (PADETC) in five geographical areas since January 2015 until 2017.
“It makes me feel more valuable in the village. I have learned – through skills building and practices – that we can do it, so it makes me a key person in the village. Villagers and the authorities also respect what I do because of the skills that I’ve gained. I learned to prepare talking points before facilitating the village meetings; this is something I did not do before.” Mr Bounsom, Development Facilitator from Sor village, Sangthong district, Vientiane Capital