Community Driven Development (CDD) has been the core competence of INACON. It mainstreams almost all INACON project implementation.
In this field, INACON has implemented many CDD projects in Indonesia, Vietnam, Timor-Leste, and Myanmar. The type of services provided includes community facilitation, rapid rural appraisal, participatory rural appraisal, situation analysis, participatory planning such as participatory learning and action, community-based planning mechanism, advisory, technical assistance and capacity building for the government and community including training and extension, monitoring and evaluation.
INACON has successfully implemented multi-donor funded projects in Indonesia such as PNPM Program under the Ministry of Public Works, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Village and Disadvantaged Area, and the Ministry of Agriculture. Programs in Vietnam called poverty reduction project under the Ministry of Planning and Investment and in Myanmar named the National CDD Program under the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Border Affairs. INACON is familiar in using many participatory tools in survey and planning such as rapid rural appraisal, participatory rural appraisal, ZOPP planning, participatory learning and action, community-based planning mechanism (CBPM), participatory mapping, and participatory monitoring and evaluation.