Agriculture is the mainstay of economy in most of the developed and developing nations. The four pillars of sustainable agriculture – research, education, extension and training should receive equal attention. The focal point is to achieve community development. This book has been developed to provide an exhaustive discussion on role of extension, organizations and community participation in achieving CD. Also emphasize has been given to gender issues which is also a vital area to be concentrated. This book is spread over twenty one chapters and arranged in five major parts. The first part introduces the concept of Community Development and its essentials. Second part explains the Extension Education and its strategies and methods. The third part presents the different Community Organizations and its role in achieving CD. Fourth part highlights the crucial element of Community Participation in achieving development. Final part, discusses about the Gender Issues and the role of women in CD. The book has been so designed as to serve the requirements of students, as also the researchers, teachers and development practitioners alike.