The Centre on
Integrated Rural Development for
The Centre came into being to meet the felt needs of the developing countries at that time as an institution for promoting integrated rural development in the region.
From the original six members, CIRDAP has now grown up as a Centre of 14 member countries. The member-countries are Afghanistan, Bangladesh (Host State), India, Indonesia, Iran, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
through designated contact ministries and link institutions in member
countries, CIRDAP promotes regional cooperation. It plays a supplementary and
reinforcing role in supporting and furthering the effectiveness of integrated
rural development programmes in
The official CIRDAP website.
Stamp catalogue - 10th anniversary