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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.

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

EAC Digital Pioneers – Easing loan requests for Burundian bank customers

EAC Digital Pioneers - Saving lives of unborn children through a heart rate monitoring belt

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

EAC Digital Pioneers – Tackling disease outbreaks in Uganda through mobile applications

Innovative technology improves health service access across EAC borders – the Wananchi Health Digital Platform

Fact Sheet FABI

The fact sheet gives an overview over the project

Published by: FABI
Published on: 09 - May - 2022

EAC Simplified Guide for MSMEs on Cross-Border Trade of Perishable Agricultural Goods

Published by: EAC Secretariat
Published on: 25 - Feb - 2022

Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education Institutions in EAC

Published by: EAC Secretariat
Published on: 25 - Feb - 2022