Who we are

Center for Research and Development in Drylands (CRDD) is a Kenyan registered non-profit organization that promotes people-centered research and development.


Empowered local population with the capacity to discuss, plan, implement and monitor development to shape their own future.


To contribute to the sustainable livelihoods of communities living in the drylands by working in partnership with multiple stakeholders to seek solutions to real-world problems.

Our Approach

We work with multiple stakeholders through development partnerships to co-develop solutions and practical knowledge to real-life problems. CRDD uses a people-centered approach that fosters evidence-centered interventions to provide sustainable livelihoods.

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