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Welcome to IUCEA

Vision:  IUCEA becomes an exemplary common higher education area for a prosperous and sustainable East African Community by 2030.

Mission: To encourage and develop mutually beneficial collaboration between Member Universities and between them and Governments and other organizations, both public and private

IUCEA Core Values:  Accountability, Transparency, Unity, Diversity, Integrity, Professionalism and Teamwork

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Call for partnerships in Digital Agriculture Capacity Development programme

The Inter-University Council for East Africa (EAC) in partnership with Galilee International Management Institute (Galilee Institute) are calling for expression of interest from Public Sector and Higher Education Institutions in the EAC Partner States wishing to participate in Digital Agriculture Capacity Development.

This follows a partnership agreement signed between IUCEA and Galilee International Management Institute to strengthen higher education of EAC Partner States in line with IUCEA mandate.

Higher Education institutions wishing to partner in the Digital Agriculture Capacity Development programme are invited to contact IUCEA for selection criteria and further information regarding this possibility through with a copy to

Information about Galilee Institute capacity building for senior government officers involved in economic and educational development can be found at International Programmes.


IUCEA is an institution of the East African Community (EAC) responsible for coordinating the development of higher education and research in the region. IUCEA advises EAC and the partner states on all matters regarding higher education including operationalization of EAC Common Higher Education Area. IUCEA facilitates collaboration and networking among universities and research institutions in the EAC region.

About Galilee International Management

Established in 1987, Galilee International Management goal is to provide accessible and inclusive learning and development opportunities for the developing world. The institute serves as a hub for knowledge transfer and human development presenting the story of Israel. Israeli agriculture has been anticipating the effects of climate change for decades and has impressively adapted to arid and semi-arid climates. Technological advancement and Research & Development (R&D) are at heart of the Israeli agriculture eco-system. From the 1960s with drip irrigation to today with precision and digital agriculture technologies dominating the Israeli agriculture eco-system. Digital Agriculture Technologies present a solution for overcoming the challenges of climate change and food security. IUCEA and Galilee Institute partnership aims to answer the need to create a sustainable technological educational capacity and utilize technological knowhow for improved agricultural yield in EAC member countries.

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