Promoting Sustainable Utilisation and Management of Natural Resources – The Case of Integrated Water Resources Management (GIZ)

What I appreciate in this partnership is the complementary of the Germany implementing agencies, KfW and GIZ. Whereas KfW supports us directly financially, GIZ advises us technically, e.g. via capacity building in critical areas that are essential to ensure that what we invest in will be more sustainable.”
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Promoting Sustainable Utilisation and Management of Natural Resources – The Case of Integrated Water Resources Management (GIZ)

About German Development Cooperation

The East African Community (EAC) and Germany are united by a long history of cooperation that predates the re-establishment of the East African Community (EAC) in 2000. The German government has supported the East African integration since 1999, based on the common understanding that regional integration will improve the social and economic development of EAC Partner States. Since then, Germany has committed more than 580 million euros for development cooperation with the EAC, making Germany one of the biggest and most reliable bilateral development partners of the community.
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Boosting EAC’s Role in Climate Action (COP 28) – (GIZ)

The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), “COP 28”, held in Dubai, UAE, from 30 November to 12 December 2023, hosted world leaders to discuss and negotiate global climate policies and actions. The EAC Secretariat, Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), and EAC Partner States were among the delegates representing East Africa in the climate change dialogues. A session organised by the joint EAC, LVBC, and GIZ project “Integrated Water Resources Management” showcased major EAC achievements in the fight against climate change.
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Boosting EAC’s Role in Climate Action (COP 28) – (GIZ)

Unlocking Regional Opportunities: Empowering SMEs Through EAC-GIZ Partnership (GIZ)

"We are grateful to EAC and GIZ for their support, which has enabled our company to build additional networks and create more linkages in the EAC and beyond. With knowledge sharing and networking at various exhibitions, I plan to diversify our product portfolio beyond cashew nuts and supply markets across EAC and Africa and eventually go global." Fatna Tambwe General Manager, Munawar Foods, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Unlocking Regional Opportunities: Empowering SMEs Through EAC-GIZ Partnership (GIZ)

The Status of Women's Utilisation of and Access to ICT and Emerging Technologies in East Africa  (GIZ)

the “Support to East African Integration” (SEAMPEC II) Programme conducted a comprehensive analysis of the current situation and future potential of emerging technologies in East Africa, with a focus on how they can benefit women and vulnerable groups such as the elderly, youth, children, and persons with disabilities. The study looks at the participation of these groups and their access to and utilisation of emerging technologies, including skills and appropriate policies for inclusiveness.
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The Status of Women's Utilisation of and Access to ICT and Emerging Technologies in East Africa  (GIZ)

Handling Major Transboundary Disease Outbreaks at Border Control Points – Insights from Kenya's OSBP Official (GIZ)

“The EAC-German cooperation has been extremely useful in developing our capacity to handle major transboundary disease outbreaks at border control points. Now, we have in-house professionals who can train staff, undertake field simulation exercises, and handle disease outbreaks across borders." Dr. James Nyongesa Wakhungu Assistant Director of Veterinary Services and Border Veterinary Inspector, Kenyan Ministry of Agriculture & Livestock Development, Namanga One-Stop Border Post, Kenya.
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Handling Major Transboundary Disease Outbreaks at Border Control Points – Insights from Kenya's OSBP Official (GIZ)

Internship Opportunity - Intern for the Projects PanPrep and GP PPOH in the area of Project Management and Operations (GIZ)

For our operations in Arusha, Tanzania, we are looking for a citizen of the East African Community (EAC) for an Intern position for the projects “Support to Pandemic Preparedness in the EAC Region” and “Global Programme Pandemic Prevention and Response, One Health” in the area of project management and operations. The intern will support the implementation of the PanPrep and GP PPOH projects, which aim to support pandemic preparedness and response efforts in the EAC Partner States.
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Internship Opportunity - Intern for the Projects PanPrep and GP PPOH in the area of Project Management and Operations (GIZ)

“As an Engineer from Tanzania, I Would Like to Work Freely in Kenya, Uganda, or Any of the Other EAC Partner States." (GIZ)

Professionals in the EAC face significant challenges in cross-border mobility, inhibiting the seamless sharing of academic and professional qualifications and experiences gained in one Partner State with another. Emma-Alice Kizito, a final-year student of Aeronautical Engineering and a software developer in Arusha, Tanzania, is a beneficiary of an EAC-GIZ Design Thinking Camp. The initiative provided her with the opportunity to meet and build networks with other young professionals from across the EAC.
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“As an Engineer from Tanzania, I Would Like to Work Freely in Kenya, Uganda, or Any of the Other EAC Partner States." (GIZ)

Tender Invitation - Consultancy Services to Conduct a Baseline Study for the Project Digitalisation for East African Trade and Integration (DIGEAT) (GIZ)

DIGEAT stands at the forefront of revolutionising the digital implementation of MRAs. This pioneering effort calls for an in-depth study to identify any current obstacles hindering the recognition of engineers and to measure the readiness of EAC partner states that have signed MRAs for full-scale implementation. GIZ Tanzania/EAC cordially invites qualified consultancy firms to submit tenders for this consultancy. Prospective consultants should possess a robust network and exhibit the requisite resources to complete the assigned task successfully.
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Tender Invitation - Consultancy Services to Conduct a Baseline Study for the Project Digitalisation for East African Trade and Integration (DIGEAT) (GIZ)

Promoting Sustainable Utilisation and Management of Natural Resources – The Case of Integrated Water Resources Management (GIZ)

What I appreciate in this partnership is the complementary of the Germany implementing agencies, KfW and GIZ. Whereas KfW supports us directly financially, GIZ advises us technically, e.g. via capacity building in critical areas that are essential to ensure that what we invest in will be more sustainable.”
Read More....
Promoting Sustainable Utilisation and Management of Natural Resources – The Case of Integrated Water Resources Management (GIZ)

About German Development Cooperation

The East African Community (EAC) and Germany are united by a long history of cooperation that predates the re-establishment of the East African Community (EAC) in 2000. The German government has supported the East African integration since 1999, based on the common understanding that regional integration will improve the social and economic development of EAC Partner States. Since then, Germany has committed more than 580 million euros for development cooperation with the EAC, making Germany one of the biggest and most reliable bilateral development partners of the community.
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About German Development Cooperation

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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.

Agriculture & Food Security
Agriculture & Food Security
Agriculture & Food Security

Customs Union & Common Market

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…

Customs Union & Common Market
Customs Union & Common Market
Customs Union & Common Market

Education & Training

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…

Education & Training
Education & Training
Education & Training

Environment & Natural Resources

The East African Community is endowed with various natural resources such as forests, water, wildlife, mountains, minerals and energy resources.

Environment & Natural Resources
Environment & Natural Resources
Environment & Natural Resources

Gender, Community Development & Civil Society Mobilization

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…

Gender, Community Development & Civil Society Mobilization
Gender, Community Development & Civil Society Mobilization
Gender, Community Development & Civil Society Mobilization

Health

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

Health
Health
Health

Industrial Development & SMEs

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…

Industrial Development & SMEs
Industrial Development & SMEs
Industrial Development & SMEs

Investment & 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…

Investment & Private Sector Development
Investment & Private Sector Development
Investment & Private Sector Development

Organisational Development & Outreach

The fast pace of EAC integration necessitates constant development of EAC at an organisational level to steer the integrational process. Furthermore, clear and tangible communication on the benefits…

Organisational Development & Outreach
Organisational Development & Outreach
Organisational Development & Outreach

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…

Peace & Security
Peace & Security
Peace & Security

Tourism & Wildlife

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.

Tourism & Wildlife
Tourism & Wildlife
Tourism & Wildlife