IADC’s Practice Insight: Call for Articles

The IACD are looking for contributions for the Special Issue on Africa. The special issue will be generic, hence; quality practice based papers now invited focusing on all aspects of African development with community development flavour. Articles from the different sub-regions are welcome with varying contexts and practices.

Case Study


Dumfries Neighbourhood Street Design Project

Sustrans Scotland has been working in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Council, residents and businesses, to transform a once neglected part of Dumfries into a genuine people centred neighbourhood.




An inspirational project, supported by Community Development practitioners and agencies and now being driven forward by an equally inspiring community. Congratulations to DG1 Neighbours; Sustrans and D&G Council. The outcome of this project shows the true benefits of partnership working both in and with local communities. ... See MoreSee Less

We worked with Dumfries and Galloway Council, local residents and businesses to transform a once neglected part of Dumfries into a genuine people centre neighbourhood. Have a listen to what local re...

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