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Sponsors and Funding

CROP has two institutional sponsors; the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the University of Bergen (UiB).

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Core Funding
Core funding for the CROP Secretariat is provided by the University of Bergen (UiB). CROP also seeks international sources of funding as well as grants/sponsorship for specific events and projects. The International Social Science Council (ISSC) is committed to assist in securing additional funding for CROP activities.

External Funding
Grants for concrete activities and research projects have in recent years been awarded by UiB, the Research Council of Norway and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), ISSC and UNESCO.

Additional financing for workshops, publications and projects within the programme has come from many sources, including: National UNESCO Committees and national ministries; regional UNDP offices; ILO, Geneva; UNCTAD, Geneva; the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the Dutch Foreign Office; DANIDA (the Danish Agency for Development); SIDA (the Swedish Agency for Development); the German Society for International Cooperation (GTZ) and other local partners that have contributed to the organisation of CROP's activities all over the world.

  • SIU-funded project 2017-2020

    The most recent source of external funding is provided by the UTFORSK programme of the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) in connection with the CROP/UiB "Partnership for Poverty and Sustainable Development Studies" (2017-2020) with the University of KwaZulu-Natak (UKZN) and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

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CROP News and Events

Organisational Changes at the CROP Secretariat

1 December 2018

The University of Bergen (UiB) and the International Science Council (ISC) have announced organisational changes at the CROP Secretariat.

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

December 2018

Forthcoming book by Andrew Fischer, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and Zed Books

Problems and Options of Renewing Social Democracy

November 2018

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Olle Törnquist (Professor of Political Science and Development Research, University of Oslo)

News from CROPNet

SDG Conference Bergen

7-8 February 2019 | University of Bergen

re:thinking/re:working - Addressing the inequality of knowledge

CODESRIA 15th General Assembly

17-21 December, 2018 | Dakar, Senegal

EVENT: Africa and the Crisis of Globalisation.

Launch of International Science Council (ISC)

5 July (09.00-18.00 CEST)

LIVESTREAM: the founding of ISC will be celebrated with a Science Day.

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