Partners

Browse through the main organisations collaborating with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in the frame of a project or programme across Africa.
Partnersort descending Description Collaboration Status Project frame Legal Entity Country
African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) - Executive Secretariat The African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) aims to promote cooperation, security, social, economic development and poverty eradication among member states through the effective management of the continent’s water resources and provision of water supply services. AMCOW develop and follow up an implementation strategy to accelerate the achievement of water and sanitation goals in Africa. It has also being accorded the status of a Specialised Committee for Water and Sanitation in the African Union. Active WEFE Africa Partnership Nigeria
African networks of Central Africa (MIOMBO) Miombo Network is an organisation dedicated to providing scientific information and policy guidance for a better future of the Miombo forests across their range countries. It is one of the regional network under the international coordinated program on Global Observations of Forest Cover and Land-use Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD). Active Global Wildfire Information System (GWIS) Mozambique
African Union The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. It was officially launched in 2002 as a successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, 1963-1999). Active GMES&Africa, PANAP Ethiopia
Agence Gabonaise d'Etudes et d'Observations Spatiales (AGEOS) Active GMES&Africa Gabon
Agence Nationale de Statistique et de la Démographie (ANSD) The Agence Nationale de Statistique et de la Démographie (ANSD) of Senegal is an administrative structure endowed with legal personality and management autonomy and placed under the authority of the Minister in charge of Statistics. Active PANAP Senegal
Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE) Active GMES&Africa, BIOPAMA Senegal
Centre for Space Science and Technology Education (CSSTE) Active GMES&Africa Nigeria
Centre Ivoirien de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (CIRES) Active PANAP Ivory Coast
Centre Regional Africain des Sciences et Technologies de l Espace en Langue Française (CRASTE LF) Le Centre organise des formations, séminaires, ateliers, conférences et réunions d’experts en vue d’améliorer les compétences techniques des spécialistes, enseignants, administrateurs et décideurs et de les tenir informés des progrès enregistrés en matière d’application des techniques spatiales. Active GMES&Africa Morocco
Centre Regional AGRHYMET Le Centre Régional AGRHYMET est une institution spécialisée du Comité Permanent Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel (CILSS). C'est un Centre d’excellence et de référence dans les domaines de la formation et de l'information sur la sécurité alimentaire, la maîtrise de l'eau, les changements climatiques et la lutte contre la désertification dans le Sahel. Le Centre Régional AGRHYMET est un établissement public inter-étatique doté de la personnalité juridique et de l'autonomie financière. Il a un statut international avec siège à Niamey au Niger. Active eStation, ClimSA, WEFE Africa Partnership Niger
Centre Universitaire de Recherche et d'Application en Teledetection (CURAT) Active GMES&Africa Ivory Coast
Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (UCAD) Active WEFE Africa Partnership Senegal
Commission des Forets d'Afrique Centrale (COMIFAC) Active GMES&Africa, BIOPAMA Cameroon
Commission Internationale du Bassin Congo-Oubangui-Sangha (CICOS) Active GMES&Africa Democratic Republic of The Congo
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Active GMES&Africa, WEFE Africa Partnership, Global Wildfire Information System (GWIS) South Africa
Delegation of the European Union to Algeria Active Algeria
Delegation of the European Union to Angola Active CUSA Angola
Delegation of the European Union to Benin Active Benin
Delegation of the European Union to Botswana Active CUSA Botswana
Delegation of the European Union to Burkina Faso Active Burkina Faso
Delegation of the European Union to Burundi Active Burundi
Delegation of the European Union to Cabo Verde Active Cape Verde
Delegation of the European Union to Cameroon Active CUSA Cameroon
Delegation of the European Union to Central African Republic Active Central African Republic
Delegation of the European Union to Chad Active Chad
Delegation of the European Union to Congo Republic Active CUSA Congo
Delegation of the European Union to Côte d'Ivoire Active CUSA Ivory Coast
Delegation of the European Union to Democratic Republic of Congo Active CUSA Democratic Republic of The Congo
Delegation of the European Union to Djibouti Active Djibouti
Delegation of the European Union to Egypt Active Egypt
Delegation of the European Union to Eritrea Active CUSA Eritrea
Delegation of the European Union to Eswatini Active Eswatini
Delegation of the European Union to Ethiopia Active Ethiopia
Delegation of the European Union to Gabon Active Gabon
Delegation of the European Union to Gambia Active Gambia
Delegation of the European Union to Ghana Active Ghana
Delegation of the European Union to Guinea Active Guinea
Delegation of the European Union to Guinea-Bissau Active CUSA Guinea-Bissau
Delegation of the European Union to Kenya Active Kenya
Delegation of the European Union to Lesotho Active Lesotho
Delegation of the European Union to Liberia Active Liberia
Delegation of the European Union to Libya Active Libya
Delegation of the European Union to Madagascar Active Madagascar
Delegation of the European Union to Malawi Active CUSA Malawi
Delegation of the European Union to Mali Active Mali
Delegation of the European Union to Mauritania Active Mauritania
Delegation of the European Union to Morocco Active Morocco
Delegation of the European Union to Mozambique Active Mozambique
Delegation of the European Union to Namibia Active CUSA Namibia
Delegation of the European Union to Niger Active Niger
Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria Active Nigeria
Delegation of the European Union to Rwanda Active CUSA Rwanda
Delegation of the European Union to Senegal Active CUSA Senegal
Delegation of the European Union to Sierra Leone Active CUSA Sierra Leone
Delegation of the European Union to Somalia Active Somalia
Delegation of the European Union to South Africa Active CUSA South Africa
Delegation of the European Union to South Sudan Active South Sudan
Delegation of the European Union to Sudan Active Sudan
Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania Active United Republic of Tanzania
Delegation of the European Union to Togo Active Togo
Delegation of the European Union to Tunisia Active Tunisia
Delegation of the European Union to Uganda Active CUSA Uganda
Delegation of the European Union to Zambia Active CUSA Zambia
Delegation of the European Union to Zimbabwe Active Zimbabwe
Department of Fisheries MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND MARINE RESOURCES Active GMES&Africa Sierra Leone
Direction de l'Aménagement des Ressources et de l'Océanographie Active GMES&Africa Mauritania
Direction de l'Aquaculture et des Pêches Active GMES&Africa Ivory Coast
Direction des Pêches Maritimes Active GMES&Africa Senegal
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS - CEDEAO) The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS; also known as CEDEAO in French) is a regional political and economic union of fifteen countries located in West Africa. Considered one of the pillars of the African Economic Community, ECOWAS was set up to foster the ideal of collective self-sufficiency for its member states. As a trading union, it is also meant to create a single, large trading bloc through economic cooperation. ECOWAS is made up of Institutions and Specialised Agencies. Active WEFE Africa Partnership Nigeria
émekerere University Active GMES&Africa Uganda
Ethiopian Institute for water resources Active WEFE Africa Partnership Ethiopia
Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) aspires to see improved livelihood of all Ethiopians engaged in agriculture, agro-pastoralism, and pastoralism through market-competitive agricultural technologies. Active PANAP Ethiopia
Ethiopian Mapping Agency Active GMES&Africa Ethiopia
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is the apex continental organization responsible for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research for development (AR4D). FARA serves as the technical arm of the Africa Union Commission on matters concerning agriculture science, technology and innovation. FARA is part of the coordinating body of the PANAP network Active PANAP Ghana
Global Water Partnership (GWP) - Southern Africa The Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWP-SA) is one implementing organisation of the Water-Energy-Food regional nexus dialogues (https://www.water-energy-food.org/nexus-regional-dialogues-programme) which aims to support regional stakeholders to operationalize the Water-Energy-Food Nexus concept into policy recommendations and pilot projects. The programme is co-funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, it includes North Africa (MENA), Niger Basin and Southern Africa. The Nexus Resource Platform is the leading global knowledge hub for managing and sharing resources on the Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus. It enables practitioners, researchers and policymakers to think beyond sectors to ensure access to water, energy and food for all. Active WEFE Africa Partnership South Africa
Gwanda State University Active WEFE Africa Partnership Zimbabwe
Haut Commissariat des Eaux et Forêts This department addresses issues related to forest protection, forest fires trends, prevention and adequate responses in Morocco. It represents the Moroccan government and acts as an observer in the European Commission expert group on Forest Fires, and contributes to the drafting of the Commission’s annual ‘Forest fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa’ reports. Active European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) Morocco
IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) The Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) of the Intergovernmental Authority on development (IGAD) is a Climate Center accredited by the World Meteorological Organization that provides Climate Services to 11 East African Countries. Our services aim at creating resilience in a region deeply affected by climate change and extreme weather. Active WEFE Africa Partnership Kenya
IGAD Climate Prediction & Applications Centre (ICPAC) Active GMES&Africa, ClimSA Kenya
Institut d’Economie Rurale (IER) Institut d’Economie Rurale (IER) Active GMES&Africa Mali
Institut Halieutique et des Sciences Marines Active GMES&Africa Madagascar
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique d'Algérie (INRAA) Active Algeria
Institut National de la Statistique de la Côte d'Ivoire Active PANAP Ivory Coast
Institut National de la Statistique du Niger The "Insitute National de la Statistique" of Niger coordinates the activities of the National Statistical System (SSN), produces statistical information following international standards, and ensures the conservation and, where appropiate, the dissemination of data colleted by all services of the SSN. It also promotes the development of methodologies and applied research in the fields of the collection, processing and dissemination of statistical data. Active PANAP Niger
Institut National des Recherches Agricoles du Benin (INRAB) L’institut National des Recherches Agricoles du Bénin a pour mission de mettre en œuvre la politique du Gouvernement dans Ie domaine de la recherche agricole à travers la production de l’information et des technologies appropriées en harmonie avec la préservation des ressources naturelles à l’effet de relever les défis du monde rural et de contribuer au progrès scientifique Active APHLIS+ Benin
Instituto Nacional de Desenvolvimiento das Pescas (INDP) National Institute of Fisheries Development (INDP), Cape Verde Active GMES&Africa Cape Verde
Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia e Geofísica (INAMET) Active ClimSA Angola
Institut Senegalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA) The Senegalese Institute of Agricultural Research (ISRA) aims for the design and implementation of research programs on crop, forest, animal and fish production and rural economy. It also looks for the creation of scientific knowledge, the generation of technological innovations and the development of decision-support tools for the improvement of the agricultural sector. Active PANAP Senegal
Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is an eight-country trade bloc in eastern Africa, to tackle issues related to drought, desertification and development. It includes governments from the Horn of Africa, Nile Valley and the African Great Lakes. Active WEFE Africa Partnership Djibouti
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. Active PANAP Nigeria
IUCN - Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union composed of both government and civil society organisations. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its more than 1,400 Member organisations and the input of more than 18,000 experts. This diversity and vast expertise makes IUCN the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it. Active BIOPAMA Kenya
IUCN - West Africa Regional Office Senegal Programme Office Active BIOPAMA Senegal
Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) KIPPRA is the leading institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis in Kenya Active PANAP Kenya
Kenyan Forest Service Active GMES&Africa Kenya
Kenyan Marine Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) Active GMES&Africa Kenya
Kenyan Wildfire Service Active GMES&Africa Kenya
Kwame Nkrumah'​ University of Science and Technology Active WEFE Africa Partnership Ghana
Kyambogo University Active WEFE Africa Partnership Uganda
Makerere University Active WEFE Africa Partnership Uganda
Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI) Active GMES&Africa Mauritius
Ministère de l'Agriculture et de l'Élevage de la République du Niger Active PANAP Niger
Ministère de l'Agriculture et du Développement Rural This department addresses issues related to forest protection, forest fires trends, prevention and adequate responses in Algeria. It represents the Algerian government and acts as an observer into the European Commission expert group on Forest Fires, and contributes to the drafting of the Commission’s annual ‘Forest fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa’ reports. Active European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) Algeria
Ministere de l'Agriculture et du Développement Rural de la République de Côte d’Ivoire (MINADER) Active PANAP Ivory Coast
Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries This department addresses issues related to forest protection, forest fires trends, prevention and adequate responses in Tunisia. It represents the Tunisian government and acts as an observer into the European Commission expert group on Forest Fires, and contributes to the drafting of the Commission’s annual ‘Forest fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa’ reports. Active European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) Tunisia
Ministry of Fisheries Active GMES&Africa Gambia
National Agricultural Research Center (CNRA) The National Agricultural Research Center (CNRA) of Côte d'Ivoire, provides a public research service with private-type management. It places at the heart of its actions, the sustainable increase in production and productivity in the agricultural and agro-industrial fields. Active PANAP Ivory Coast
National Authority for Remote Sensing & Space Sciences (NARSS) Active GMES&Africa Egypt
National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Active WEFE Africa Partnership Zimbabwe
National Water Resources Institute (NWRI) NWRI is a specialized institution mandated to build the capacity of all experts and stakeholders in the water sector of Nigeria. Active WEFE Africa Partnership Nigeria
Niger Basin Authority (NBA) The NBA implements projects and programs for the benefit of the 130 million people living in the Niger Basin. It aims to promote cooperation between the Member States and to ensure the integrated development of the Niger Basin in all fields of energy, hydraulics, agriculture, livestock farming, fishing and fish farming, forestry and forestry, transport and communications, and industry. Active WEFE Africa Partnership Niger
Niger National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRAN) The Niger National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRAN) is Niger’s principal agricultural research agency. Administered by the Ministry of Agriculture, INRAN conducts research on crops, livestock, natural resources, socioeconomics, and agricultural engineering. Active PANAP Niger
Nile Basin Initiative (NBI The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is a regional intergovernmental partnership of 10 countries that seeks to develop the River Nile in a cooperative manner, share substantial socio-economic benefits and promote regional peace and security. The secretariat is based in Uganda. Active WEFE Africa Partnership Uganda
Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel (OSS) Active GMES&Africa Tunisia
Observatoire Satellital des Forets d'Afrique Centrale (OSFAC) Active GMES&Africa Democratic Republic of The Congo
Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) The Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) is the regional cooperative management body grouping Guinea, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal for the purpose of jointly managing the Senegal River and its drainage basin. Active WEFE Africa Partnership Senegal
Policy Studies Institute (PSI) Policy Studies Institute (PSI) is a policy think tank established in November 2018 by the Ethiopian government, engaged in Economic, social and governance research and policy studies; Bridging research and policymaking; Capacity building and consultancy; and Knowledge dissemination and exchange. Active PANAP Ethiopia
RAMPAO - Réseau Régional d'Aires Marines Protégées en Afrique de L'Ouest Hann Maristes 1 Villa n°09 Dakar - Sénégal Tel : +221 33 867 24 47 E-mail: secretariat@rampao.org Active BIOPAMA Senegal
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in Nairobi – Kenya in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the then Organization of African Unity (OAU), today African Union (AU). RCMRD is an inter-governmental organization and currently has 20 Contracting Member States in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regions; Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somali, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Active BIOPAMA, GMES&Africa Kenya
Rhodes University Active WEFE Africa Partnership South Africa
Secrétariat d'Etat à la Pêche et de l'Economie Maritime Active GMES&Africa Guinea-Bissau
Secrétariat Permanent du Conseil National pour l'Environnement et Développement Durable (SP/CONEDD) Active GMES&Africa Burkina Faso
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) is a public University based in Morogoro Tanzania. It is best known for offering courses and programmes widely in a field of Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Forestry, Animal Science, Wildlife Management, Tourism Management, Environmental Science, Food Science, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Rural Development, since its establishment. Active PANAP United Republic of Tanzania
Southern Africa Fire Network (SAFNET) The Southern African Fire Network is one of the global regional networks that foster collaborative efforts in fire monitoring and management in southern Africa. It is one of the regional network under the international coordinated program on Global Observations of Forest Cover and Land-use Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD). Active Global Wildfire Information System (GWIS) Mozambique
Southern African Development Community - Climate Services Centre (SADC-CSC) Active GMES&Africa Botswana
Southern African Development Community Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) SADC‐GMI promotes the sustainable conjunctive surface and groundwater management and provides solutions to groundwater challenges in the Southern Africa Development Community region. Active WEFE Africa Partnership South Africa
Southern African Development Community (SADC) - South Africa The main objectives of SADC are to achieve development, peace and security, and economic growth, to alleviate poverty, enhance the standard and quality of life of the peoples of Southern Africa, and support the socially disadvantaged through regional integration, built on democratic principles and equitable and sustainable development. Active WEFE Africa Partnership South Africa
Southern African Science Services Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL) Active GMES&Africa
Stellenbosch University, South Africa The Stellenbosch University is amongst South Africa's leading tertiary institutions based on research output, student pass rates and rated scientists, and is recognised internationally as an academic institution of excellence. Active WEFE Africa Partnership South Africa
Tanzania Fisheries Ressources Institute (TAFIRI) Active GMES&Africa United Republic of Tanzania
Tanzania Forest Service Agency Active GMES&Africa United Republic of Tanzania
Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) Active GMES&Africa United Republic of Tanzania
Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development The Institute conducts Research and Analysis on policy in the domain of Agriculture, Rural development, Natural resources and Environment. It aims at addressing micro and macroeconomic policy issues bearing on farming, transportation, processing, marketing, and trade of agricultural products and inputs; sustainability of agricultural systems and natural resources as well as the environment; and commercialization, income growth and food security. Active PANAP Kenya
University of Benin Active WEFE Africa Partnership Nigeria
University of Botswana Active GMES&Africa Botswana
University of Botswana Active WEFE Africa Partnership Botswana
University of Carthage Active WEFE Africa Partnership Tunisia
University of Ghana Active GMES&Africa Ghana
University of Khartoum Active WEFE Africa Partnership Sudan
University of KwaZulu-Natal Active WEFE Africa Partnership South Africa
University of Malawi Active WEFE Africa Partnership Malawi
University of Western Cape Active WEFE Africa Partnership South Africa
University of Zambia Active WEFE Africa Partnership Zambia
West African Development Bank (BOAD) The West African Development Bank (BOAD) is the common development finance institution of the member countries of the West African Monetary Union (WAMU). It was established by an Agreement signed on 14 November 1973, and became operational in 1976. Member countries include Benin, Burkina, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo. Active PANAP Togo
Zambezi River Basin Authority (ZAMCOM) The Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) is a water management organization established by member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Active WEFE Africa Partnership Zimbabwe
Zambezi River Basin Authority (ZAMCOM) The Zambezi Watercourse Commission (ZAMCOM) is a water management organization established by member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Active WEFE Africa Partnership Zimbabwe