The CROP Secretariat
The CROP Secretariat is located at the University of Bergen, Norway. The Secretariat, in coordination with the Scientific Committee and the sponsors, is responsible for the effective coordination, implementation, evaluation and development of the Programme activities the activities of the Programme.
The Secretariat maintains the website to present updated resources on poverty research, keeps the CROPnet directory updated, coordinates publications, and co organizes events and workshops.
The Secretariat also works closely with the National committees and CROP Fellows seeking to promote new research projects, seek funding and resources.
The Secretariat is integrated in the University of Bergen by also promoting and coordinating poverty research and educational activities locally.The Secretariat is headed by the Scientific Director together with administrative personnel. And it also hosts researchers and visiting fellows.