East African Institute

​Eas​t African Institute

"In an era of breath-taking change and bewildering complexity, we choose not to pull back or to settle down, but instead to reach out and push forward.  The path we have chosen is not easy to chart—and it is certainly not risk free.  But it is both a necessary and an exciting road—filled with the promise of high adventure."

                                                                                                                            His Highness the Aga Khan, AKU Convocation 2006



AFD pledges US$16 million loan for expansions at the Aga Khan University
Agence Française de Développement, the French finance institution for development, will be loaning US $16 million to the Aga Khan Hospital and Medical College Foundation to support its expansion of infrastructure facilities on the Stadium Road Campus in Karachi.

​Our Mission

​The East African Institute’s mission is to provide a coherent and impartial evidence-based platform for policy formulation, decision-making and action to address the challenges and harness the opportunities for adaptive and sustainable social and economic development while ensuring a resilient environmental resource base.

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East Africa Dialogue Series

The East African Institute, with generous support from IDRC (International Development Research Centre), Aga Khan Foundation Canada and Ford Foundation, has established the East Africa Dialogue Series. Establishing a Dialogue Series at this point in East Africa’s history is timely, reinforcing the ideals of public engagement and participation in grappling with sustainable futures.  Read more​​​