About iiG

Established in 2007, Improving Institutions for Growth (iiG)  is a DfID Research Programme Consortium focusing on pro-poor growth and poverty reduction in Africa and South Asia.

iiG is organised as an international network of applied research institutes across Africa, Asia, the USA and Europe. It aims to generate new insights about institutions’ influence on pro-poor growth through an innovative programme of research, capacity building, and dissemination.

More details can be found in the iiG Concepts and Framework section.

Collaborating Partners

iiG compromises leading research institutions from the United Kingdom, Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Ethiopia.

The lead institution is the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

other UK partners are:

partners in Africa and South Asia:

Funding Partners

The iiG research is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Open Society Institute.