Funding for 2006 was US$46.342 million, of which 96.9% came from CGIAR investors and 3.1% from other sources. Expenditure was US$45.218 million (net of indirect costs recovery of US$4.638 million), of which 85.0% was used for program expenses and 15.0% for management and general expenses. The governments and agencies that provided the largest share of our funding in 2005 and 2006 are shown in Figure 1 (top 10 donors). IITA`s 2006 research agenda expenditure by CGIAR System Priorities is shown in Figure 2.

Core research expenditure by CGIAR System priorities, 2006
CGIAR system prioritiesPercentage of expenditure
Improving policies22.7%
Sustaining biodiversity8%
Genetic improvements40%
Agricultural diversification9.9%
Sustainable Management of resources19.4%
List of IITA investors
Investors2006 (in thousands US$)
Austria463
Belgium1,970
BMZ, Germany1,277
Canada2,351
Catholic Relief Service372
Commission of the European Communities2,059
Common Fund330
Denmark692
Department for Int’l Development (DFID) – UK1,237
FDPCC131
Food and Agriculture Organization20
France198
Gatsby Charitable Foundation289
Global Issues Group (GIG)549
International Fund for Agricultural Development980
Ireland435
Italy84
Japan239
Korea, Republic of50
Netherlands1,575
Nigeria2,545
Norway1,352
NRI11
Rockefeller Foundation602
Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nig. Ltd.3,423
South Africa20
Sweden439
Switzerland677
United States Agency for International Development12,100
United States Development of Agriculture1,022
World Bank2,511
Mozambique (Pro Agric.)220
Nippon Foundation130
Miscellaneous Projects1,858
Closed Projects44
Total42,255