The USAID, through a contract with the Texas A&M University, provides to the university support in the form of advisory services, fellowships and equipment. Development support was made available through two IDA Credit Agreements signed between the government and the World Bank in 1964 and 1966. Over the years the university has received research support from international sources including USAID, International Development Association, International Development Research Centre, UNICEF, Ford Foundation, International Labour Organization, DANIDA, Canadian International Development Agency, and IAEA.
The university receives funding support from DFID, FAO, IRRI, CIRDAP, IMI, DANIDA, IAEA, European Union, United States Department of Agriculture, Global Environment Facility and the Ghent Universitythrough bi- and multilateral research project.
The university signed five memoranda of understanding (MOU) with the Texas A&M University, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Florida A&M and Brooklyn College and Research Foundation of the City University of New York and the Ghent University of Belgium.
The university has linkage programs with national organizations like RDA, BPATC and NARS organizations in the fields of research, training and extension.