PABRA has hundreds of partners across Africa. These are the organisations that support the development of national bean programmes and enable us to achieve such a wide impact.

They include national agricultural research institutions, sub-regional organisations, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), community-based organisations (CBOs), universities, farmers, private sector and donors.

Listed below are just some of our partners:

National Agricultural Research Institutions: 

Angola: Instituto de Investigação Agronómica (IIA)
Burkina Faso: Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA)
Burundi: L’institut des Sciences Agronomiques de Burundi (ISABU)
Cameroon: Institut de la Recherche Agricole  pour le Developement (IRAD)
Congo Brazzaville: Centre de Recherches Agronomiques de Loudima (CRAL)
Central African Republic: Institut Centrafricain de Recherche Agriconomique (ICRA)
DR Congo: L’institut national pour l’étude et la recherche agronomiques (INERA) & L’institut national pour l’étude et la recherche agronomiques (INERA – KIPOPO)
Ethiopia: Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)
Ghana: Crops Research Institute (CRI)
Guinea: Institut de Recherche Agrinomique de la Guinée (IRAG)
Kenya: Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)
Lesotho: Department of Agricultural Research (DAR)
Madagascar: Centre national de la recherche appliquée au développement rural (FOFIFA)
Malawi: Department of Agricultural Research Services (DARS) 
Mali: Institut d’economie Rurale (IER) 
Mauritius: Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute (MSIRI)
Mozambique: Institute of Agricultural Research of Mozambique (IIAM)
Rwanda: Rwanda Agricultural Board (RAB)
Senegal: Instutul Senegalgis de Recherches Aagricoles (ISRA)
Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute (SLARI)
South Africa: Agricultural Research Council (ARC)
South Sudan: Agricultural Research Corporation (ARCSS)
Sudan: Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC)
Swaziland: Malkerns Research Station (MRS)
Tanzania: Selian Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) & Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
Togo: Institut Togolais de Recherche Agronomique (ITRA)
Uganda: National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
Zimbabwe: Division of Crops Research Department of Research and Specialist Services (DR&SS)
Zambia: Zambia Agricultural Research Institute (ZARI)

Sub-regional organisations:

West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD)
Association for strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA)
Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA)
Forum for Agricultural Research in Agriculture (FARA)


EthiopiaHaramaya University
Kenya: Moi University
Malawi: University of Malawi
Tanzania: Sokoine University of Agriculture
Uganda: Makerere University
Zambia: University of Zambia

Non-Governmental Organisations:

Malawi: Action Aid CARE InternationalCONCERN UniversalPLAN InternationalWorld Vision International;Catholic Relief ServicesHarvest help
Tanzania: African Highland InitiativeFarm Africa; Himo Environmental Management; Sanya – Area Development Programme; World Vision
Uganda: Community Enterprises Development Organization
Zambia: Foundation for Wild life & Habitat Conservation; International Development Enterprises; Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre Organisation for people’s Active Participation in Development;
Self Help AfricaWorld Vision Zambia
Zimbabwe: Healthy Harvest

Private companies (Agro-inputs and Produce dealers):

Malawi: Demeter Seed Limited;
Tanzania: Faida Market Link
Uganda: East African Basic Foods limited; Aponye Limited
Zambia: Indegenous Seed Company; Kamano Seed Company; Pamllo Seeds & Agro Products Company Ltd; Stewards Globe Limited; FreshPkt; Farmers Link
Zimbabwe: Agriculture Rural Development Authority Seeds Limited; Agricura Limited; National Tested Seeds Limited;Pannar Seed companyPioneer Hi-Bred Zimbabwe; Pristine Seed company;
Progene Seed Company; Sandbrite Seeds Limited; Seed-CoWindmill Farming SolutionsZimbabwe Fertilizer Company