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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

CROP ANNUAL REPORT 2018

May 2019

This report presents CROP's activities for the period January-December 2018.

Human Security as a Sine Qua Non for Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development in Africa

May 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 50: by Ojijo Odhiambo and Fatima Umar (UNDP Nigeria Country Office).

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

14 May 2019 | Bergen Global

LITERARY SALON: Andrew Fischer, winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books.

News from CROPNet

The Breakthrough of the Social: Practical Utopias, Wisdom and Radical Transformations - Social work

2-6 September 2019 | Dubrovnik, Croatia

CONFERENCE commemorating 30 years of social work courses at the Inter-university centre (IUC).

EADI ISS Conference 2020

29 June - 2 July 2020 | The Hague, Netherlands

CALL FOR PANELS: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice (deadline 6 September)

World Science Forum 2019

20-23 November, 2019 | Budapest, Hungary

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

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