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COMMUNICATING DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (CDI) is a Non-Governmental Organisation based in Nigeria, Africa. It was incorporated by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 10th December, 2019 with the Certificate of Incorporation number CAC/IT/NO 140580. It is a merger of trained intellectuals and practitioners of Theatre Arts, Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC)
Development Communication, gender equality, Family and Community Medicine, English Language, Banking and Finance, Agriculture and Food Security, Political Science/Sociology.

Others are in the areas of Security and Strategic Studies, Political Economy and Development Strategy with enviable records of communicating policies, community development (covering general health, women reproductive rights, women empowerment, children-especially the girl- child rights, disease control, environmental health engineering, poverty eradication, wealth creation and appraising misapplication of cultures and religious beliefs that impede upon the development of the people. Experience in multiple approaches at disseminating information on issues of great benefits to the sustainable development of humanity clearly shows that such is better handled in a far more participatory format which is fundamentally people involvement-
oriented. Amongst other areas, we specialize in community development using the SBCC, participatory theatre with the use of Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) and Theatre for Development (TFD) approaches to make people have a belonging and transparent acceptance and acceptability of policies and projects that are put in place fundamentally for their welfare and empowerment.

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Experience in multiple approaches at disseminating information on issues of great benefits to the sustainable development of humanity clearly shows that such is better handled in a far more participatory format which is fundamentally people involvement-oriented. Amongst other areas, we specialize in community development using participatory theatre with the use of Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) and Theatre for Development (TFD) approaches to make people have a belonging and transparent acceptance and acceptability of policies and projects that are put in place fundamentally for their welfare and empowerment.