Community-Driven Local Development is not just a policy. It is the aspiration of the citizens in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to improve their lives and livelihoods. CDLD gives control of development related decisions and resources to local communities. That is how they receive funds, decide on their use plans, execute the chosen local projects and monitor the provision of services that result.
CDLD is increasingly seen as a nexus between bottom-up and top-down approaches to improve local governance and service delivery. It improves not just incomes but also citizen empowerment towards service quality. Let us explore how this empowerment is driving the socioeconomic development landscape towards progress in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.