Support Our Work

Help Us Advance the Field

The Agriculture & Food Systems Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC and Dhaka, Bangladesh. Our operating revenue comes from the government, non-governmental, and private sector organizations that recognize the value of our work.

We are continually looking for new opportunities and have a slate of research areas seeking funding. If you are interested in supporting our research work, please contact us.


Funders Have Included:

  • Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
  • United Nations Environment Program
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA)
  • United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)
  • World Bank
  • CropLife International
  • Government of India
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Andrew Roberts, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer

Collaborate on Research

Share Your Expertise

AFSI has partnered with a variety of research organizations to advance the field. If your organization has a project that would be a good fit for us or would like to be considered as a partner, please contact us.

Collaborators & Partners


  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Pakistan
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Vietnam

Governmental Agencies

  • China Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Chinese National Institute for Nutrition and Health
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
  • USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture


  • Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL)
  • Chinese Society of Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  • Crop Composition Working Group
  • Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH)
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
  • New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD)
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


  • University of Arkansas
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois
  • Washington State University


  • CropLife International
  • Estel Consult Ltd.
  • World Agricultural Economic and Environmental Services (WAEES)
Bhavneet Bajaj, Ph.D., PMP

Manager, Scientific Programs


Partner on Events & Resources

Reach a Scientific Audience

If your organization is looking to gain additional exposure to new audiences in adjacent spaces, partner with us. There are a variety of opportunities to collaborate with us on our webinars, online courses, tools and databases, conferences, symposia, technical trainings, and workshops as a co-organizer, sponsor, or faculty. Talk to us to explore the possibilities.

For in-person events, contact:

Stephanie Carter
Senior Manager, Operations and Logistics

For webinars, e-learning, and tools, contact:

Layla Tarar
Manager, Communications & Digital Learning

Take Action

We look forward to hearing about your interest in working with us to create a better world.