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Donors and in-kind contributors

The Board of the Millennium Assessment, on behalf of all those involved, would like to thank the following institutions for their support (as of December 2003):

Donors

  • Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  • United Nations Foundation (UNF)
  • David and Lucille Packard Foundation, USA
  • The World Bank
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Government of Norway
  • Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
  • Swedish International Biodiversity Programme (SwedBio), Sweden
  • Rockefeller Foundation, USA
  • US National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), UK
  • International Council for Science (ICSU), France
  • The Christensen Fund, USA
  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Contributions for Sub-Global Assessments

  • Government of China - Support for Western China Assessment
  • Japan Ministry of Environment - Support for Western China Assessment
  • Asia Pacific Environmental Innovation Strategy Project (APEIS) - Support for Western China Assessment
  • Australian National University - Support for Papua New Guinea Assessment
  • University of Papua New Guinea - Support for Papua New Guinea Assessment
  • Government of Norway - Support for Norway Assessment and Southern Africa Assessment
  • South African National Parks, Victoria Falls - Support for Southern Africa Assessment (meeting support)
  • Tropical Resources Ecology Program (TREP) - Support for Southern Africa Assessment
  • World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) - Support for the ASB Assessment
  • Stockholm University - Support for Sweden Local Assessments
  • Government of India - Support for India Local Assessments
  • Government of Saudi Arabia - Support for Arab Region Assessments
  • Ford Foundation - Support for the Sinai Peninsula Assessment
  • Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) - Support for Laguna Lake Basin Assessment
  • Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) - Support for the Laguna Lake Basin Assessment
  • University of the Philippines Los Baños - Support for the Laguna Lake Basin Assessment
  • Universidad de Chile - Support for the Salar de Atacama Assessment
  • Environmental Management Authority (EMA) - Support for the Trinidad Assessment
  • British High Commission, Trinidad & Tobago - Support for the Trinidad Assessment
  • University of the West Indies - Support for the Trinidad Assessment and Caribbean Sea Assessment
  • The Cropper Foundation - Support for the Trinidad Assessment and Caribbean Sea Assessment
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC) - Support for the Caribbean Sea Assessment
  • Association of Caribbean States (ACS) - Support for the Caribbean Sea Assessment
  • Island Resources Foundation (IRF) - Support for the Caribbean Sea Assessment
  • UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - Support for the Sao Paulo Assessment
  • Instituto Florestal São Paulo - Support for the São Paulo Assessment
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) - Support for Hindu Kush-Himalayas Assessment
  • Caixa Geral de Depósitos - Support for the Portugal Assessment
  • Universidade de Coimbra - Support for the Portugal Assessment

Other in-kind services and support

Institutional support covering staff time, travel, lodging, and services rendered in support of the MA. Includes additional financial and in-kind support. Support for various meetings or substantive data contributions are noted specifically.

  • The Australian National University, Australia
  • Center for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, India
  • Center for Environmental Science and Policy, Institute for International Studies, at Stanford University, USA
  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa (CEEPA), University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Charles University, Czech Republic
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • CNRS, South Africa
  • Conservation International (CI), USA
  • Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
  • The Cropper Foundation, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Czech Republic Ministry of Environment
  • Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist (ERISS), National Centre for Tropical Wetland Research, Australia (Host and support for Freshwater Cross-cut meeting June 2003, Darwin)
  • European Commission - Joint Research Centre
  • European Environment Agency
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)
  • The Ford Foundation, USA
  • German Federal Environment Ministry
  • Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems International Project Office
  • Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA)
  • Hewlett Foundation, USA
  • Indian Institute of Science
  • Institute for Biodiversity - Science and Business Network (IBN), Germany - Contribution of support for assessment of Lake Constance Drainage Basin)
  • Institute for Biodiversity Network
  • Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi (IEG), India
  • International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
  • International Center for Integrated Studies (ICIS), The Netherlands
  • International Council for Science (ICSU)
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (IGBP)
  • International Institute of Ecology, Brazil
  • International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT)
  • International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
  • Irish Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland
  • Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone International Project Office
  • Land Use and Land Cover Change Research Grant (LOICZ)
  • Macquarie University, Australia
  • Meridian Institute, USA
  • Michigan State University, USA
  • Ministry of Science and Technology, China
  • Namibian National Biodiversity Programme (through GTZ)
  • US National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) - Contribution of Landsat Satellite Image Data, estimated value of USD $60 million
  • The National Biodiversity Institute (INBio), Costa Rica
  • The National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at The Australian National University
  • The National Institute for Environmental Studies, Ministry of Environment (NIES), Japan
  • National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands
  • Natural Environment Research Council, U.K.
  • Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
  • Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
  • Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
  • Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE)
  • Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Canada - Host and Support for Marine and Coastal Cross-cut meeting April 2003, Vancouver, BC
  • Smithsonian Institute National Museum of Natural History, USA
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Panama
  • Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
  • Stanford University, USA
  • Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
  • Thomson ISI - provision of trial access to the entire Web of Knowledge platform during the Combined Working Group meeting, October 2003
  • UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
  • UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • UNEP - World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC)
  • UN Framework Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC)
  • United Nations University, Institute for Advanced Studies, Japan (UNU/IAS)
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS) - Contribution (via NASA) of Landsat Satellite Image Data, estimated value of USD $60 million
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, ACES Global Connect, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, USA
  • University of Limerick, Centre for Environmental Research, Ireland
  • University of Maryland, USA
  • University of Minnesota, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair, USA
  • University of Wisconsin, Department of Limnology, USA
  • UNU-INWEH, at McMaster University, Canada
  • Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • Wesleyan University, USA
  • The Woods Hole Research Center, USA
  • The World Bank
  • World Bank Institute and Global Development Learning Network (GDLN)
  • World Conservation Union (IUCN)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • World Resources Institute (WRI), USA
  • WorldFish Center (formerly ICLARM), Malaysia
  • Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA, UNEP)
  • Television Trust for the Environment (TVE)
  • UNEP/GRID-Arendal
  • Cost Information Team of British Columbia, Canada
  • Global Invasive Species Programme, National Botanical Institute, Kirstenbosch Gardens, South Africa
  • Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute, Colombia
  • Bibliotecha Alexandrina, Egypt
  • Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia
  • Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Fundação da Ciência e Tecnologia, Portugal
  • Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses (CP), Portugal
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
  • Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal

Support for exploratory phase activities: PAGE/WRR/MA

  • The Avina Group
  • David and Lucille Packard Foundation
  • Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  • Government of Norway
  • Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA)
  • Summit Foundation
  • UN Development Programme (UNDP)
  • UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • United Nations Foundation (UNF)
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Wallace Global Fund
  • The World Bank
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