Research Partners

The Africa Center conducts trans-disciplinary research, integrating cross-cutting themes to tackle global sustainability issues. Below is a brief list of current and past collaborators. Browse this page to discover the great work these organizations are doing!!

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WCNR-Ethiopia Strategic Alliance

Based out of the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, the WCNR-Ethiopia Strategic Alliance is a consortium of U.S. and Ethiopian partners that are working to protect Ethiopia’s natural resources through education, research and engagement. The...

SoGES Logo School of Global Environmental Sustainability

A first for the state, the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) is a bridging organization that encompasses all environmental education and research at the university.

The School positions CSU to address the multiple challenges to global sustainability through broad-based research, curricular, and...

ILRI Logo International Livestock Research Institute

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) works to improve food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for better and more sustainable use of livestock. ILRI is a member of the CGIAR Consortium which works for a...

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Livestock-Climate Change Collaborative Research Support Program (LCC CRSP) to Colorado State University in 2010. The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change values...

U-o-Nairobi Logo Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies

The Center for Sustainable Drylands Ecosystems and Societies is one of 11 partnerships between Africa and U.S. institutions of higher Education that has received a two-year funding through a competitive grant, by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through Higher Education for Development (HED).  CSDES has partnered with...

CCC Logo Center for Collaborative Conservation

The Center for Collaborative Conservation (CCC) is a place where stakeholders can come together to collaboratively discuss, define, study and implement conservation practices to sustain both the earth’s ecosystems and the people who depend upon them. It is spearheaded by the CCC director, and fellow SAES PI member, Robin...

CARE - Where the Rain Falls

The Where the Rain Falls project aims to increase understanding of the complexities of changes in rainfall patterns and how they affect food security and human migration. Through our research and risk reduction and adaptation efforts, we will provide better knowledge, recommendations and practical solutions to improve the lives of vulnerable communities in developing countries around...