Ensuring Effective Development Over the Years

By maintaining a comprehensive register of registered professionals and promoting their accomplishments through regular publications, we foster trust and confidence in the profession. Additionally, our organization offers specialized consultancy services, providing valuable insights and guidance when needed.

Our Vision

To Become a Globally Recognized Institute, Engineering and Facilitating Sustainable Development in Nigeria and beyond.

Our Mission

Producing Development Studies and Development Administration Professionals, Equipped with cutting edge skills and knowledge, regulating and continually enhancing their competencies while deploying research, advocacy, dialogue and collaboration to facilitate sustainable development.

CIDSAN in Numbers

Certification Types
Students Members
Certified Members

What Make Us Special?


We uphold the highest standards of professionalism, fostering an environment of respect, ethics, and dedication in all aspects of our work.


We strive for excellence in everything we do. Through continuous learning, innovation, and a relentless pursuit of improvement, we push boundaries and set new benchmarks within the profession


We operate with unwavering honesty, transparency, and ethical conduct. Upholding the highest moral and professional standards, we build trust and credibility with our members, stakeholders, and the community.


We promote open and clear communication, ensuring that information is readily available, decisions are made in a fair and inclusive manner, and accountability is maintained.


We hold ourselves accountable for delivering on our commitments and obligations to our members and stakeholders through a culture of individual and collective accountability, we ensure that our organization remains focused, efficient, and responsive to the needs of the profession.


We encourage creative thinking, the exploration of new ideas, and the adoption of emerging technologies and practices. By fostering an environment that supports innovation, we empower our members to adapt to evolving trends, stay ahead of the curve, and shape the future of the profession.

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