East African Institute
 

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"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

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Aga Khan University addresses the challenge of educating a new generation of leaders in Africa

At a ceremony marking the graduation of students from the Aga Khan University in Kenya, His Highness the Aga Khan announced that the University will offer undergraduate degrees in Medicine and Nursing, as well as graduate professional education in East Africa.​

​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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​Spotlight

Simon Fraser University's Institute for Diaspora Research & Engagement presents its inaugural conference, September 20, 2014:

Diaspora, Sustainability, & Development: Meeting at the Nexus

Dr Alex Awiti will speak on the panel, "Extractve Industries, Global Trends & Indigenous/Local Interests."