IDC International Development Consultants, LLC

About IDC

IDC International Development Consultants, LLC (IDC) is a limited liability company, and certified veteran-owned small business, registered in 1998 in the State of New Jersey USA. (D-U-N-S Number: 075984968).


J. Michael Cobb, PhD, FAICP, PP


IDC was initially formed in 1987 as an Independent Consultancy under the trade name, Dr. J. Michael Cobb, International Development Consultant.

Dr. Cobb is a former executive, senior manager and technical director for several leading A/E/C corporations working worldwide, including Bechtel, PRC Engineering (now AECOM) and EDAW (also, now AECOM).



IDC and Dr. Cobb's clients have included international agencies and development organizations, national and regional governments, A/E/C firms, leading management consultancies and global multi-sector engineering corporations. IDC is also affiliated with other consultancies in the US and other countries.

Full CV details regarding Dr. Cobb's background, training and work history can be found by clicking here.

IDC Services & Markets

Along with its affiliates and senior supporting consultants, IDC provides specialized services in: international project planning; program management consulting; research; financial and economic consulting; and  program and project evaluation and implementation services.

Led by IDC's founder, (Dr. J. Michael Cobb, FAICP, PP) IDC provides international project planning, management consulting and development implementation services within the following disciplines and markets:

Urban, regional & environmental planning
Team building, project & program management
International marketing & organizational development
Planning for rapid urbanization in developing countries
Post-conflict multi-sector spatial, economic and  institutional recovery planning & implementation 
Planning urban/regional sustainability & adaptation to climate change
Program evaluation & institutional capacity building
Public-private partnerships (PPP) &  urban sector project finance
Eco-tourism, resorts, urban & new community ecological design
Transportation planning for ports, rail, airport and mass transit
Green and grey infrastructure and smart systems planning &
National & regional economic development programs.


Public Services & Research

Links to IDC and Dr. Cobb's public service and research activities, as previously noted, can be accessed at the following:


Green Infrastructure &

Sustainable Cities

Lastly, we again provide links below to our Twitter and Linkedin activities.

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 View J Michael Cobb, PhD, AICP's profile on LinkedIn

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