About C4D Network

The C4D Network is a global community of professionals working in communication for development (C4D). We are a membership-based Network with members based in academia, media, donor agencies, NGOs, the UN, private sector as well as independent consultants. We work together online by enabling members to share knowledge and experiences as well as offline through Network events and meet ups. We advocate for an increasingly professional approach and acknowledgement of the communication for development sector within development practice.

Mission and Aims

The C4D Network's Mission is "To support those working in the field of communication for development and to support the increased effectiveness and impact of communication for development, as a sector and area of practice, for the achievement of international development and human rights goals.' Click here to read more


The C4D Network is a member-based organisation, led by the Secretariat and supported by the Members Executive Committee and the Strategic Advisory Board. To read more about this structure, click here.


A comprehensive list of C4D Network's policies and data protection procedures. Click here to read in full.

How does the C4D Network work? (click to enlarge infographic)

Geoffrey Kalebbo, Chairman of the C4D Network East Africa Regional Hub, gives an overview of the role of the Network: