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 priorities Percentage of expenditure
Improving policies 22.7%
Sustaining biodiversity 8%
Genetic improvements 40%
Agricultural diversification 9.9%
Sustainable Management of resources 19.4%
List of IITA investors
Investors 2006 (in thousands US$)
Austria 463
Belgium 1,970
BMZ, Germany 1,277
Canada 2,351
Catholic Relief Service 372
Commission of the European Communities 2,059
Common Fund 330
Denmark 692
Department for Int’l Development (DFID) – UK 1,237
FDPCC 131
Food and Agriculture Organization 20
France 198
Gatsby Charitable Foundation 289
Global Issues Group (GIG) 549
International Fund for Agricultural Development 980
Ireland 435
Italy 84
Japan 239
Korea, Republic of 50
Netherlands 1,575
Nigeria 2,545
Norway 1,352
NRI 11
Rockefeller Foundation 602
Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nig. Ltd. 3,423
South Africa 20
Sweden 439
Switzerland 677
United States Agency for International Development 12,100
United States Development of Agriculture 1,022
World Bank 2,511
Mozambique (Pro Agric.) 220
Nippon Foundation 130
Miscellaneous Projects 1,858
Closed Projects 44
Total 42,255