Germany commits EUR 29 Mio. to support EAC in Education & Integrated Water Resource Management (GIZ)

The East African Community (EAC) and the Federal Republic of Germany have today reaffirmed their long-standing cooperation. EAC Secretary General Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki and the Head of the German Delegation, Ms. Claudia Imwolde-Kraemer from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development signed the summary record of the negotiations, following a one-day EAC-German Government meeting on priorities for the development cooperation in the upcoming years, held at the EAC Secretariat headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
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Germany commits EUR 29 Mio. to support EAC in Education & Integrated Water Resource 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 that 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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Celebrating International Youth Day – an insight into how EAC and GIZ support East African youth

The EAC and the different EAC-GIZ projects have been mainstreaming youth interventions to enhance innovation, skills, and engagement of youth in the region for many years. To celebrate International Youth Day 2022, we give you an insight into what has been achieved.
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Celebrating International Youth Day – an insight into how EAC and GIZ support East African youth

Natacha Baranyuzwe – Good Manufacturing Practices contributing to an entrepreneurial success story (GIZ)

Natacha Baranyuzwe is a Rwandan entrepreneur believing in natural products to heal the world and be a source of livelihood for her community. After having been trained as a pharmacist, she set up her company BARANYUZWE COSMETICS Ltd in 2019 to produce herbal-based products for treatment of fungal infections of the scalp.
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Natacha Baranyuzwe – Good Manufacturing Practices contributing to an entrepreneurial success story (GIZ)

Project for Strengthening Integrated Water Resource Management launched at LVBC in Kisumu (GIZ)

With support from the Federal Government of Germany, the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) and the East African Community Secretariat officially launched the Integrated Water Resources Management (TC-IWRM) project to be implemented by GIZ in Kisumu, Kenya on 6 July 2022.
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Project for Strengthening Integrated Water Resource Management launched at LVBC in Kisumu (GIZ)

EAC Digital Pioneers – Youth professionals at the EAC Secretariat are innovating the region’s future (GIZ)

A prime example of successful regional integration – two young men from Rwanda and Tanzania receive a scholarship for a regional Master’s Programme, become digital innovators and then join the EAC Secretariat to develop solutions for regional problems.
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EAC Digital Pioneers – Youth professionals at the EAC Secretariat are innovating the region’s future (GIZ)

EAC and GIZ launch joint project on easing the movement of engineers in the EAC region

The East African Community and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), after signing the respective Government and Implementation Agreements, jointly launched the new project Digitalisation for East African Trade and Integration (DIGEAT) with an official ceremony at the EAC Secretariat.
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EAC and GIZ launch joint project on easing the movement of engineers in the EAC region

Zanzibar International Film Festival – Celebrating African film makers and creating opportunities for cultural exchange in East Africa and beyond (GIZ)

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has been supported by GIZ for many years on behalf of the German Government. In 2022, marking the celebration of 25 years ZIFF, a contribution was rendered to the Ousmane Sembene Award.
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Zanzibar International Film Festival – Celebrating African film makers and creating opportunities for cultural exchange in East Africa and beyond (GIZ)

EAC Digital Pioneers – Easing loan requests for Burundian bank customers (GIZ)

Another round of successful internships of students from the Centre of Excellence for ICT in East Africa (CENIT@EA) has been completed. And there are more success stories to tell. For the 2nd cohort, we will focus on Christina from Tanzania and Armel from Burundi. Let’s dive into Armel’s experience first!
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EAC Digital Pioneers – Easing loan requests for Burundian bank customers (GIZ)

Germany commits EUR 29 Mio. to support EAC in Education & Integrated Water Resource Management (GIZ)

The East African Community (EAC) and the Federal Republic of Germany have today reaffirmed their long-standing cooperation. EAC Secretary General Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki and the Head of the German Delegation, Ms. Claudia Imwolde-Kraemer from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development signed the summary record of the negotiations, following a one-day EAC-German Government meeting on priorities for the development cooperation in the upcoming years, held at the EAC Secretariat headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
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Germany commits EUR 29 Mio. to support EAC in Education & Integrated Water Resource 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 that 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 Com...

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 establi...

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 mu...

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 six 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 rapidl...

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

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 cro...

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