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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

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

14 May 2019 | Bergen Global

BOOK LAUNCH by Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

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.

​The Democratic Developmental State: North-South Perspectives

February 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Edited by Chris Tapscott, Tor Halvorsen, Teresita Cruz-Del Rosario.

News from CROPNet

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Science, Ethics and Responsibility" (deadline 10 April).

Bergen Summer Research School

17-27 June 2019 | University of Bergen

BSRS 2019 offers a series of parallel multidisciplinary working groups with top international lecturers, and cutting-edge keynotes to help you make your research play a role for a sustainable future.

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?

25-26 June 2019 | Geneva, Switzerland

CONFERENCE organized by UNRISD.

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