Scientific Committee

The CROP Scientific Committee (SC) constitutes the main body for advising and formulating the overall scientific goals of the programme.

The committee is composed of recognised academic authorities in the field of poverty and poverty-related research. Committee members are appointed by the International Social Science Council in agreement with the University of Bergen on the basis of academic achievements and as representatives of a variety of geographic regions and scientific disciplines.

Transition from CROP to a new ISC-UiB Programme in 2019

In early 2019, as the ISC and UiB were negotiating the future of CROP, five members of the 2017-2018 Scientific Committee prepared a document on
The Achievements and Future Realignment of The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) as input to the ongoing process. 

This document provides a detailed overview of CROP's engagement and production from 1993-2018.


CROP News and Events

CROP-GRIP Newsletter 2019-2020

March 2020

This special issue newsletter is the final one for CROP and the first one for GRIP. It explains the transition process and provides an overview of CROP activities in 2019.

The Politics of Social Inclusion: From Knowledge to Action

15 November 2019 | UN Library, GENEVA

BOOK LAUNCH for forthcoming CROP/UNESCO publication (as part of UNRISD Seminar Series)

Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa

18 October 2019 | Brighton, UK

BOOK LAUNCH and workshop at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton, UK

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