Our Partners

Tanzania Partners: 

AKU Tanzania partnerships are intended for collaborative research projects and provide opportunities for students and staff from partner institutions to conduct field study projects on AKU-ACER land sites. Current partners include:

  • Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) located in Arusha.

  • University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) in Dar es Salaam

  • Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Morogoro

  • Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI)

International Partners

ACER has an excellent reputation for long-standing partnerships with international universities, colleges, and other education providers. These partnerships are crucial for strategic collaboration across a wide range of scientific enquiry, applied research, capacity development programs and community engagement. Generally, the partnerships provide the opportunity for both staff and students from any partner university around the world to participate in our field school program conducted in a real world setting at our Arusha land-based assets. Our current international partners in each country include:


  • Simon Fraizer University


  • University of Cologne


  • World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF) - part of CGIAR global food security partnership

  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) 

  • Mpala Research Station (in Laikipia, Kenya)

Become a Partner

​ACER plays a leading role in creating a global home for innovators and change-makers in climate, environment, and community development through creation of meaningful and strategic partnerships. 

We believe that a collaborative academic partnership is critical if we are to address major climate and environmental challenges facing our planet. Partnership with ACER allows institutions to create benefits for its staff and students who can have access to this living laboratory.

ACER is committed to investing in building connections with both internal and external stakeholders and is offering exceptional opportunities for strategic collaboration with both public and private entities with diverse expertise in health, climate, and environment. 

At the core of our partnerships drive is our desire to further our impact on climate and environmental agenda, expand our knowledge, and above all, establish a strategic geographic presence around the world.