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CROP (Comparative Research Programme on Poverty).
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The Project

This project is based on educational co-operation in the field of sustainable development and poverty reduction in Africa.


Project Participants

Main partners:

  • UKZN (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
  • UIB (Univeristy of Bergen, Norway) represented by CROP (Comparative Research Programme on Poverty)

Network partner:

  • CODESRIA (Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Senegal)

Funding organisation:

  • SIU (Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education)




The UKZN-UiB/CROP-CODESRIA guide will provide a collection of mainly open access research resources in the field of poverty and development studies.

Where are we?

This guide is an output of the “Partnership on Poverty and Sustainability Studies” project between UKZN and the University of Bergen (Norway), represented by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP). The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is a network partner. The project is financed through the UTFORSK programme of the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU).

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