The Institute membership is prestigous for Alumnus of the Institute and nominated members of other Professions who have made impact in Development practices. Others include those who wish to benefit from programmes and Mentorship of the Institute's Experts
Membership is by nomination and approval by the Committee. Recepients are contacted for further processes. Registration and Annual fee is paid by class of members except students.
Annual investitous and induction ceremony is organised for new members.
Main Categories include:
The Institute Fellowship is reserved for persons who have made impact and contribute immensely in communities development.
The Institute Certified Rural Manager is reserved for persons who have excelled in their field of rural management.
The Institute Associate is awarded to persons who have Certificate in the Institute Core Development programmes as as Educators in other fields.
The Institute Corporate Membership is reserved for Institutions/ Organisations who have products and services that have impacted on communities development.
The Institute Student Membership is reserved for Students/ Skill Learners who desired to be Mentored on communities development programs.