The Local Development Organization, also known as LDO is a not-for-profit, non-political civil society organization focused on supporting local administration, communities and reviving the economy. LDO organization is registered in Turkey and has its head office in Gaziantep- Turkey, with active offices inside Syria- including Idleb.
The Local Development Organization's Advisory Board Members, specialized in various fields including public administration, local economy, strategic planning, institutional and community development.
LDO works with and for Local Authorities in Syria in order to achieve good governance with the aim of creating consistency, integrity and Excellence as well as a trusted system. This good governance is the main element setting the balance between strategic and operational conduct in an organized and deliberate approach.
Why Do We Work
Where We Work
Locations of intervention
The Local Development Organization has worked in the Whole of Syria previously, but due to the crisis and various political restrictions, access is limited to all organisations. LDO has access to and working in opposition areas, ensuring the safety of our staff and beneficiaries as our utmost priority.
As of October 2018, LDO is implementing projects in the governorates of Idleb, Hama and Aleppo.
Below are the partners that the Local Development Organization has worked in collaboration with in order to achieve its objectives. The achievements that the LDO has accomplished would not have been possible without the support of our partners.