We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the Eastern & Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II) taking place on Wednesday October 26, 2016 at the InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi from October 26, from 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM.
What: The Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II) Project, an initiative of African governments and the World Bank, has established 24 Africa Centers of Excellence (ACEs) in areas of Agriculture, Health, Science and Technology and Applied Statistics and Education. The project aims to strengthen selected Eastern and Southern African higher education institutions to deliver quality post-graduate education and build collaborative research capacity in the regional priority areas. The centers will build and sustain excellence in higher education and bridge skill gaps in the human resources required to address the development needs of the Eastern and Southern Africa region.
When: Project Launch and Press Conference: October 26, 2.00 PM – 5:30 PM.
Organizers: The Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and The World Bank
- Hon. Fred Matiangi, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science & Technology, Kenya
- Prof. Colletta Suda, Principal Secretary, Higher Education, Kenya
- Sajitha Bashir, Practice Manager, Education Global Practice, World Bank
- Halil Dundar, Practice Manager, Education Global Practice, World Bank
- Prof. Alexandre Lyambabaje, Executive Secretary, Inter University Council for East Africa
- Vice Chancellors from the following universities:
Addis Ababa University, Moi University, Uganda Martyrs University, University of Malawi, University of Rwanda, Lilongwe University of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Mbarara University of Science & Technology,
Haramaya University, Egerton University, Jaramogi Odinga Oginga of Science & Technology and Sokoine University.
Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia
Ethiopia: Addis Ababa University and Haramaya University
Kenya: Egerton University; Moi University and Jaramogi Odinga Oginga University of Science & Technology
Malawi: Lilongwe University of Agriculture & Natural Resources and University of Malawi
Mozambique: Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
Rwanda: University of Rwanda
Tanzania: Sokoine University of Agriculture and Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science & Technology
Uganda: Makerere University Kampala; Uganda Martyrs University Mbarara and University of Science & Technology
Zambia: University of Zambia, and Copperbelt University
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