In recognition of its commitment to building a society that provides equitable opportunity for self-actualization through economic empowerment and sustainable livelihood initiatives, Diamond Development Initiatives (DDI) has received an international recognition award as the Most Outstanding Community Development and Youth Empowerment Organization of the Year 2019, at the Pan African International Recognition Award and Annual Discourse (PAIR AWARDS) held on August 18, 2019, at the Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites, Accra, Ghana. With the 2019 discussion theme as Driving Economic Growth and Sustainable Development through Good Governance; Improving Structures and Policies in Africa, the award has once again demonstrated DDI’s leading role in facilitating the growth and strengthening of grassroots businesses as well as fostering development-focused initiatives.