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Agricultural Research Institutions

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development which international agricultural research institutions received funding from his Department in each year between 2000-01 and 2005-06; how much funding was provided in each case; and which projects were facilitated by this funding. (110723)

The assistance that DFID has provided centrally to international agriculture centres during the period 2000-01-2005-06 is detailed in the following table.

Table of core and project funding received by international agricultural research institutions from DFID between 2000-01 and 2005-06

£

Type of funding

Financial year

Name of institution/ Name of project

Core

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

Bioversity International (formerly International Plant Genetic Resources Institute)

Core

600,000

650,000

650,000

650,000

910,000

910,000

International Service for National Agricultural Research (now part of IFPRI)

Core

160,000

180,000

180,000

430,000

290,000

290,000

International Livestock Research Institute

Core

700,000

730,000

630,000

630,000

758,000

720,000

Fodder Initiative

Project

100,000

420,000

480,000

360,000

Fodder Workshops

55,000

Livestock Mapping Workshops

33,750

33,750

Centre For International Forestry Research

Core

200,000

600,000

NRRD Project Support

Project

382,000

395,000

Project Support Funding

Project

363,802

411,198

400,000

The International Centre For Agricultural Research In The Dry Areas Pest

Core

510,000

560,000

560,000

560,000

780,000

780,000

Integrated Pest Management of Sunn In West Asia

Project

242,660

230,200

231,588

59,762

International Crops Research Institute For The Semi Arid Tropics

Core

720,000

975,000

750,000

750,000

1,200,000

1,200,000

Conference on Nitrogen Fixation

Project

10,000

West Africa Rice Development Association

180,000

230,000

230,000

230,000

425,000

350,000

International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture

Core

380,000

410,000

410,000

410,000

570,000

570,000

Weed Management

Project

190,200

240,010

262,540

50,145

Overcoming Major Constraints To Conventional Yam breeding

Project

85,723

80,038

Microbal Control Of Termites Africa

Project

88,464

International Water Management Institute.

Core

300,000

600,000

Water And Food Challenge Programme

Project

2,500,000

2,500,000

Small holder water management systems

Project

22,855

45,710

58,580

Strengthening Underutised Crops

Project

68,560

66,110

Water Short Basins In South Africa

Project

37,500

World Fish

Core

170,000

440,000

Mekong Project

Project

59,803

151,409

133,003

ICLARM IITA Project

Project

162,233

199,126

194,001

194,000

197,001

11,661

Caribbean Marine Protected Areas

Project

200,000

100,000

Nile Talipia Project

Project

85,450

87,750

86,750

36,000

Silver Barb in South East Asia

Project

800

28,650

Associate Professional Officer for Mekong Project

Project

15,996

Women In Fisheries Seminar

Project

10,000

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre

Core

530,000

580,000

800,000

770,000

1,090,000

860,000

Farmers Dialogue

Project

85,000

Challenge Programme Crop Diversity

Project

2,500,000

2,500,000

Global Forum on Agricultural Research

Stakeholders Analysis For Effective Partnerships

Project

16,500

International Centre for Development Orientated Research In Agriculture

Core

117,000

108,300

161,700

140,000

250,000

250,000

International Centre of Tropical Agriculture

Core

410,000

225,000

450,000

450,000

720,000

720,000

High Value Products Workshop

Project

22,200

Soil Water Nutrient Management

Project

70,000

99,620

179,200

72,800

Conference On Social Research

Project

6,500

Bolivia Initiative

Project

105,100

107,500

106,300

Whtefly Project

Project

540,904

Research Gender Analysis

Project

126,039

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Core

160,000

190,000

190,000

190,000

310,000

310,000

Public And Private Partnership

Project

59,180

Harvest Plus Challenge Programme

Project

500,000

500,000

International Rice Research Institute

760,000

790,000

750,000

750,000

1,120,000

1,120,000

Forum for Agricultural Research In Africa

Sub-Saharan African Challenge Programme

Project

500,000

140,000

International Potato Centre

400,000

656,128

430,000

430,000

640,000

640,000

Diseases of Potatoes

286,830

272,154

World Vegetable Centre

300,000

300,000

Development Of an Pest management Strategy

Project

92,935

52,103

60,717

75,695

134,037

79,375

Mungbean In Cereal Fallows in Indo Gangetic Plants

Project

154,600

145,400

Sustainable Management of Tomato

Project

76,439

46,806

Improving Food Security In Sub Saharan Africa

Project

39,500

19,000

Promotion of Mungbean Research

Project

28,400

79,375

International Network Bamboo Ratten Project

Phase 1

Project

20,000

40,000

20,000

Phase 2

Project

35,934

International Foundation For Science

Core

75,000

75,000

International Centre For Research In Agroforestry

Core

200,000

600,000

Poverty Reduction In Rural Communities

Project

391,696

360,867

375,000

400,000

400,000

Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau International

Partnership Facility

Project

75,000

100,000

150,000

200,000

300,000

350,000

Rice Wheat

Project

62,500

125,000

125,000

30,443

Global Plant Clinic

Project

250,000

World Bank Assessment

Project

105,110

Total

7,414,295

8,428,408

8,952,289

9,586,034

18,893,488

19,037,776

Name of institution/ Name of project

Type of funding

Period of attributed core funding

Period of unrestricted core funding

Names of projects funded under period of attributed core funding

Bioversity International (formerly International Plant Genetic Resources Institute)

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Plant Genetic resource programme in Sub Saharan Africa Promoting Sustainable Conservation And Use of Coconut Genetic Resources Ex Situ Conservation Technologies And Strategies Human And Policy Dimensions Of Genetic Resources Support To Regional Musa Programmes

International Service for National Agricultural Research (now part of IFPRI)

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Globalisation And Governance (2003-04 includes £250,000 location costs) Governance Of Agricultural Research

International Livestock Research Institute

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Development And Application Of Disease Resistant Livestock Developing and Delivery Of Improved Vaccines And Diagnostics

Fodder Initiative

Project

Fodder Workshops

Project

Livestock Mapping Workshops

Project

Centre For International Forestry Research

Core

2004-06

NRRD Project Support

Project

Project Support Funding

Project

The International Centre For Agricultural Research In The Dry Areas Pest

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Land Management And Soil Conservation Food Legume Germplasm Improvement For Increased Systems Productivity

Integrated Pest Management of Sunn In West Asia

Project

International Crops Research Institute For The Semi Arid Tropics

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Assess The extent of Semi Arid Tropical Land Degradation More Efficient Friendly Crop Management And Pest Control Options Analyse And Conserve Biodiversity to Sustain Crop Activity Partnerships To share Breeding Materials In Farmer -Ready Forms

Conference on Nitrogen Fixation

Project

West Africa Rice Development Association

2000-04

2004-06

Resource Use Efficiency In Integrated Rice Based Systems Development Of profitable Land And Water Use Systems

International Institute Of Tropical Agriculture

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Farming System Diversification Improvement Of Yam Based Systems

Weed Management

Project

Overcoming Major Constraints To Conventional Yam breeding

Project

Microbal Control Of Termites Africa

Project

International Water Management Institute.

Core

2004-06

Water And Food Challenge Programme

Project

Small holder water management systems

Project

Strengthening Underutised Crops

Project

Water Short Basins In South Africa

Project

World Fish

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Mekong Project

Project

ICLARM IITA Project

Project

Caribbean Marine Protected Areas

Project

Nile Talipia Project

Project

Silver Barb in South East Asia

Project

Associate Professional Officer for Mekong Project

Project

Women In Fisheries Seminar

Project

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Increasing The Yield Stability Of Mid Altitude Maize Germplasm Developing sustainable Maize Based Cropping Systems For The Poor Developing Maize Based Cropping Systems For Drought Prone Areas

Farmers Dialogue

Project

Challenge Programme Crop Diversity

Project

Global Forum on Agricultural Research

Stakeholders Analysis For Effective Partnerships

Project

International Centre for Development Orientated Research In Agriculture

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Operationalisation Of ICRA's Strategy Individual Fellowships For Regular Core Learning Programmes

International Centre of Tropical Agriculture

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Bean Improvement For Sustainable Productivity Rural Agro -Enterprise Development

High Value Products Workshop

Project

Soil Water Nutrient Management

Project

Conference On Social Research

Project

Bolivia Initiative

Project

Whtefly Project

Project

Research Gender Analysis

Project

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Core

2000-04

2004-06

Property Rights And Collective Action In Natural Resource Management Targeted Interventions To Reduce And Prevent Poverty Sustainable Development Of Less Favoured Lands

Public And Private Partnership

Project

Harvest Plus Challenge Programme

Project

International Rice Research Institute

2000-04

2004-06

Characterising And Analysing Asian Rainfed Rice Environments Managing Crop Soil And Water Resources For Enhanced Productivity Improved Productivity Of Farming Systems in Upland Rice Areas

Forum for Agricultural Research In Africa

Sub-Saharan African Challenge Programme

Project

2004-06

International Potato Centre

Project

2000-04

2004-06

Sweet Potato Virus And Vitamin Enhancement Late Blight

Diseases of Potatoes

Project

World Vegetable Centre

2000-04

2004-06

Development Of an Pest management Strategy

Project

Mungbean In Cereal Fallows in Indo Gangetic Plants

Project

Sustainable Management of Tomato

Project

Improving Food Security In Sub Saharan Africa

Project

Promotion of Mungbean Reasearch

Project

International Network Bamboo Ratten Project

Phase 1

Project

Phase 2

Project

International Foundation For Science

Core

2004-06

International Centre For Research In Agroforestry

Core

2000-04

2004-069

Poverty Reduction In Rural Communities

Project

Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau International

Partnership Facility

Project

Rice Wheat

Project

Global Plant Clinic

Project

World Bank Assessment

Project