Concerned with the challenges of prevalence poverty in the country and success stories of the past Community Driven Development (CDD) interventions as an overall strategy for growth and poverty reduction in the country, the Federal Government has sought assistance with the World Bank towards implementation of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The project is assisted by the World Bank and co-financed by Federal and the participating states namely Abia, Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Cross River, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Gombe, Imo, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Taraba, Yobe and Zamfara.
Under CSDP, at least US$380 million will be spent in Nigeria interested States, Local Government and Communities over the next five years on improving the standard of living in communities by sustainably increasing access of the poor people to improved social and natural resource infrastructure services
The project is expected to have a positive impact with respect to human development outcomes through the financing of social and economic common goods as well as upward and downward accountability between communities and Local Governemnat Areas and States.
To access the web portal for a state paricipating in CSDP, click the corresponding state region in the map shown below.