Welcome to CIFAD

CIFAD envisions to use innovative ways to promote development in Africa


Creative Initiative for African Development (CIFAD) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that works with rural and suburban communities in Africa to identify the challenges of development and facilitate creative and sustainable actions in mitigating them.

Promoting innovation

Promoting diversity

Capacity building

The CIFAD's Objectives

CIFAD believes that given meaningful participation and inclusion, voice, community assets, capacity development, sustainability, transformative capacity, collective planning and action, accountability, community leadership, adaptability, collaboration, appropriate technical and financial support, local communities can effectively organize to identify community priorities and address local problems by working in partnership with local governments and other institutions to build small-scale infrastructure and deliver basic services.