Where we work

The SLRC works in eight countries: Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Nepal, Pakistan, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone and Uganda. In the DRC, SLRC has recently expanded its work to include the “Power, Poverty, and Politics” (DRC PPP) component.

ODI continues to be the lead organization of the SLRC on this policy and research programme, with the following partners: the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) at the University of Antwerp; the Claremont Graduate University (CGU); and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Afghanistan

Our Afghanistan research programme is being led by the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) based in Kabul, Afghanistan.

DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) research programme is being led by Wageningen University.

Nepal

Our Nepal research programme is being led by the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) based in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Pakistan

The SLRC Pakistan Research Programme is being led by the Sustainable Devlopment Policy Institute (SDPI) based in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Sierra Leone

Our Sierra Leone research programme is being led by the Overseas Devlopment Institute (ODI).

South Sudan

Our South Sudan research programme is being led by the Feinstein International Center (FIC) based at Tufts University.

Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka research programme is being led by the Center for Poverty Analysis (CEPA), based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Uganda

Our Uganda research programme is being let by the Feinstein International Center (FIC) based at Tufts University.