1- The Consultative Council of the Ministry of Environment and Urban Development.
2-The National Council for Pesticides.
3-The Council for Higher Education.
4-The Council of Meteorological Authority
5-The Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR).
6-The Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organization (SSMO).
1. IES is the national co-coordinator of the Dryland Husbandry Project -an OSSREA funded project within IGAD States
2. IES is the National Focal Centre for the UNESCO- Cousteau Ecotechnie Network.
The IES had former links with (inter alia): Clark University (USA), Institute of Terrestrial Ecology (UK), Lund University (Sweden).