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Agriculture & food security

Agriculture & food security

Agriculture is one of East Africa’s most important sectors with about 80% of the region’s population living in rural areas and depending on agriculture for their livelihood.

Customs & Trade

Customs & Trade

While the objectives of the East African Community cover almost all spheres of life, the main goal of the Customs Union is the formation of a Single Customs Territory and the implementation of the Common Market Protocol.

Education, Science & Technology

Education, Science & Technology

Recognising the importance of education and science & technology in economic development, the EAC focuses on harmonised curricula, certification and accreditation institutions as well as joint establishment and support for scientific and technological research institutes in the region.

Gender, Community Development & Civil Society

Gender, Community Development & Civil Society

EAC regional integration is people-centred and participatory. To this end, broad participation of key stakeholders including women, youth, private sector and civil society is needed. Partner States must create an enabling environment for these stakeholders to thrive.

Health

Health

The EAC Secretariat is mandated to offer advisory and coordinating support for the six Partner States in the prevention of and response to outbreaks of infectious diseases of public health concern.

Industrialisation & SME Development

Industrialisation & SME Development

The EAC Partner States aspire to transform their economies to a modern and industrialised status that can sustainably generate sufficient outputs to satisfy both domestic and export markets and rapidly increase per capita incomes to improve the living standards of their people.

Investment Promotion & Private Sector Development

Investment Promotion & Private Sector Development

With the aim of harnessing the investment potential to promote economic growth and development in the region, the EAC Partner States have agreed to cooperate in the areas of Investment and Industrial Development.

Peace & Security

Peace & Security

The EAC aims to achieve a peaceful and integrated region by enabling and enforcing collaboration between Partner States in preventing and resolving disputes and conflicts and ridding the region of cross-border crimes such as trafficking and smuggling as well as terrorism.

Tourism & Wildlife Management

Tourism & Wildlife Management

East Africa has recorded impressive achievements in the realm of tourism owing to the conscious efforts by EAC Partner States to work together in promoting growth in the sector.

Bringing business back from the brink

Encouraging the next generation of women to aim higher – Mary Mkonyi

Shakila Mshana – Creating digital solutions for EAC challenges

Open borders and border security can go hand in hand

"The Coffee Sector will bounce back"

Linking cross-border women traders means increased business

EU-EAC MARKUP Policy Brief No. 4: Towards effective implementation of the harmonised criteria for enhancing intra-EAC trade of pre-packaged foods

Assessment of the key harmonised requirements, processes and procedures as set in the EAC harmonised criteria for registration and certification of pre-packaged foods.

Published by: MARKUP
Published on: 16 - Feb - 2021

2 Years of Markup Brochure

This brochure gives an overview over the first two years of the MARKUP programme including an outlook of what lies ahead.

Published by: MARKUP
Published on: 11 - Feb - 2021

CENIT@EA Innovation Pitch Deck

This Digital Innovation Pitch Deck offers you insights into opportunities of digitalisation by showcasing recent innovations of CENIT@EA Young Professionals that tackle challenges of society and industry in East Africa.

Published by: CENIT@EA
Published on: 08 - Dec - 2020