IGIDR faculty members undertake projects funded by national and international organizations, provided they are consistent with the Institute's objectives. Project work enables access to and wide dissemination of data, provides an interface between academia and policy makers, and facilitates the growth of a network with other institutions and researchers. The following is a cumulative list of projects executed at IGIDR. These projects have been sponsored by various national and international agencies such as UNDP, UNEP, World Bank, CIDA and so on. The areas covered by these projects include, among others, energy, environment, trade, finance, agriculture, food security and industry studies.