Donor Partners

WLE appreciates the contributions from a range of important donors and we thank them for their continued partnership.

The program is supported by CGIAR Fund Donors, including earmarked funds from the Window 2 donors below. 

Previous donors 

Previous support for WLE was contributed through Window 2 by:

Contributing partners

Contributing partners support WLE partner centers through targeted projects and bilateral investments that support WLE goals. Recent partnerships have included:

  • 3ie - International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (IFPRI)
  • ACIAR - Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (CIAT, ICARDA, ICRISAT, IFPRI, IWMI)
  • ADA - Austrian Development Agency (ICRISAT, IFPRI, IWMI)
  • ADB - Asian Development Bank (IWMI)
  • AfDB - African Development Bank Group (IFPRI, IWMI)
  • ANAS - Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (IWMI)
  • ARC - Agricultural Research Center Egypt (ICARDA)
  • Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd. (IWMI)
  • BMGF - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (ICRAF, IFPRI, IWMI, RUAF)
  • BMI - Battelle Memorial Institute (IFPRI)
  • BMUB - Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit; Germany (CIAT)
  • BMZ - Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammen­arbeit und Entwicklung (IFPRI)
  • CAAS - Chinese academy of agricultural sciences (Bioversity)
  • CIFOR - Center for International Forestry Research (Bioversity)
  • CIRAD - Centre International de Recherche Agricole et du Developppement (RUAF)
  • DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service (ICRAF)
  • Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation (RUAF)
  • DFAT-AU - Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (IWMI)
  • DFID - Department for International Development (ICRAF, IWMI)
  • DGIS - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Netherlands (IWMI)
  • ESRC - Economic and Social Research Council (Bioversity)
  • EU - European Union (CIAT, ICARDA, IWMI)
  • FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (ICARDA, IWMI)
  • Ford Foundation (CIAT)
  • GEF - Global Environment Facility (Bioversity, ICRAF)
  • GEF - Global Environment Facility (ICRAF)
  • George Mason University (IFPRI)
  • GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (CIAT, ICARDA, ICRISAT, IFPRI, IWMI)
  • Global Affairs Canada (WMI)
  • Government of Karnataka; India (IWMI)
  • Government of Netherlands (Bioversity, IWMI)
  • ICAR - Indian Council of Agricultural Research (IWMI, ICRAF)
  • IDRC - International Development Research Centre (IWMI)
  • IER - Institut d’Economie Rurale (Bioversity)
  • IFAD - International Fund for Agricultural Development (Bioversity, CIAT, ICRAF, ICRISAT, IWMI)
  • IFDC - International Fertilizer Development Center (IWMI)
  • Irish Aid (ICRAF)
  • IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature (IWMI)
  • JICA - Japan International Cooperation Agency (ICARDA)
  • Jindal Southwest Foundation (ICRISAT)
  • KTH - KTH Royal Institute of Technology (ICRAF)
  • Mathematica Policy Research (IFPRI)
  • MCC - Millennium Challenge Corporation (IFPRI)
  • McKnight Foundation (ICRISAT)
  • Mercy Corps (IWMI)
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland (ICRAF)
  • MSU - Michigan State University (CIAT, IFPRI)
  • NERC - Natural Environment Research Council (ICRAF, IFPRI)
  • NTU - Nanyang Technological University (IWMI)
  • NVF - New Venture Fund (IFPRI)
  • REC - Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (ICRISAT)
  • SDC - Swiss Development Cooperation (Bioversity)
  • SDTT - Sir Dorabji Tata & Allied Trusts (IWMI)
  • SIDA - Swedish International Development Agency (ICARDA)
  • Simavi (RUAF)
  • SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (CIAT)
  • SRTT - Sir Ratan Tata Trust & Allied Trusts (IWMI)
  • Texas A&M University (IFPRI, IWMI)
  • The Christensen Fund (Bioversity)
  • The World Bank (ICRAF, ICRISAT, IFPRI, IWMI)
  • TNC - The Nature Conservancy (IFPRI)
  • Tufts University (IFPRI)
  • U.S. Department of State (IWMI)
  • UC Davis - University of California, Davis (IFPRI)
  • UN Environment - United Nations Environment Programme (IWMI)
  • UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IWMI)
  • University of Kassel (RUAF)
  • University of Oxford (IFPRI)
  • UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services (IWMI)
  • USAID - U.S. Agency for International Development (CIAT, ICARDA, ICRAF, ICRISAT, IFPRI, IWMI)
  • USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture (ICARDA)
  • Wetlands International (IWMI)
  • WVI - World Vision International (IFPRI)

Help us find sustainable agricultural solutions

WLE’s solutions for sustainable agriculture are made possible by the generous contributions of our donors. Continued and additional support is needed to accelerate this essential work that improves the livelihoods of the poor while improving our ability to feed our growing populations now and in the future. Learn more about our program or contact us if you are interested in making a contribution or exploring a partnership.