CBR has been collaborating with the International Development Studies Department at the University of Roskilde, Denmark; the Centre for the Studies of Social Science (CSSS) and the University of Jadvapur, Calcutta, India under the tri-continental DANIDA-funded capacity building programme on ‘Enhanced Research Capacity’ (ENRECA). Others institutions which CBR has been collaborating with include: the World Resources Institute (WRI), Washington, Series on Alternative Research in East Africa Trust (SAREAT); Department of Government (University of Nairobi), Centre for African Studies, Columbia University (New York), African Studies Centre, University of Leiden, The Arab Research Centre for Arab-African Studies (Cairo), African Association of Political Science (AAPS). CBR also collaborated with other Africa research organizations on the Pan-African Programme on Land and Resource Rights initiated by the Social Research Centre of the American University in Cairo in co-operation with the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Kenya; Community Conservation and Development Initiatives (CCDI), Lagos, Nigeria and Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAS), Cape Town, South Africa.
Among the United Nations agencies, CBR has collaborated with the following: the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); the UN World Food Programme (UNWFP); the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (UNFAO); and United Nations Research Institute for Social development (UNRISD), Geneva; United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
CBR has also collaborated with multi-lateral, bi-lateral and inter-Governmental agencies such as: the World Bank; United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Danish Agency for International Development (DANIDA); International Development Research Centre (IDRC); Department for International Development (DFID); Norwegian Agency for Development (NORAD); Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)/ Swedish Agency for Research Co-operation (SAREC); Japanese International Co-operation Agency (JICA); the Ford Foundation; the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC); the World Council of Churches (WCC); the World Resources Institute (WRI), Washington D.C.; the African Development Bank (ADB); Inter-Governmental Agency on Development (IGAD); the Regional Centre of Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Great Lakes region, Horn of Africa and Bordering States (RECSA), Nairobi, and; the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (IC/GLR).
At the national level, CBR collaborates with various departments in schools and colleges at Makerere University. These include the following: Makerere Institute for Social Research (MISR), the Makerere University School of Women and Gender Studies (SWGS), Economic Policy and Research Centre (EPRC), Makerere University Department of Political Sciences and Public Administration. CBR also collaborates with various government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), including the following, among others: Office of the Prime Minister (OPM); the National Focal Point on Small Arms and Light Weapons (NFP/SALWs) and Conflict Early Warning Unit (CEWERU) in the Ministry of Internal Affairs; the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF); the National Planning Authority (NPA); Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries (MAAIF); Ministry of East African Community Affairs (MEACA); Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE); Ministry of ICT and National Guidance; Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC), and; the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS).
At the national level, CBR has been collaborating with international NGOs such as Oxfam GB in Uganda, Action Aid in Uganda, Mercy Corps in Uganda, Danish Deming Group/Danish Refugee Council (DDG/DRC), the Adventist Relief and Development Agency (ADRA), the International Rescue Committee (IRC); World Vision Uganda (WVU), and Plan International, among others.
CBR also collaborates with national NGOs such as: the Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF), Kotido Peace Initiative, (KOPEIN), and Karamoja Agro Pastoral Development Organization (KADEP); Land and Equity Movement (LEMU); Uganda Project Implementation and Management Centre (UPIMAC); African Leadership Institute (AFLI); Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG); Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRC-U); Platform for Labor Action (PLA); Uganda Media Women’s Association (UMWA); Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET); Uganda Youth Network (UYONET); Wizarts Foundation; Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO); Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring (ACFIM), Amuria District Development Agency (ADDA), among others.