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Generous funding from our donors and partners make our work possible throughout the dry areas. Our donors are governments, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and regional development banks:

Agricultural Research Center – Egypt

Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

Austrian Development Agency

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Bioversity International

Charles Sturt University

Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere

Cornell University

Curtin University of Technology

Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit, GmbH

Directorate of Agriculture and Food Production, State Government of Odisha – India

Directorate of Soil Conservation and Watershed Development DSC - O, Govt. of Odisha

Durham University

Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Brazilian Enterprise for Agricultural Research)        

European Commission

Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – Nigeria

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

Global Crop Diversity Trust

Government of China

Government of Libya

Government of Morocco

Government of Sudan

Government of Turkey

Grain Research and Development Corporation

Green Climate Fund

Gulf Cooperation Council


Indian Council for Agricultural Research

International Center for Biosaline Agriculture

International Center for Tropical Agriculture

International Labour Organization

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

International Food Policy Research Institute

International Fund for Agricultural Development

International Livestock Research Institute

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center

International Potato Center

International Water Management Institute

Japan International Cooperation Agency

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michigan State University

NSW Department of Primary Industries

OCP Foundation

OPEC Fund for International Development

State Government of Madhya Pradesh – India

State Government of West Bengal – India

United Nations Development Programme

Swedish University of Agricultural Science

United States Agency for International Development

United States Department of Agriculture

University of Saskatchewan

World Agroforestry Centre

World Food Programme

(As of September 2018)