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April 24, 2014

Nairobi, April 15, 2014 – The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi is proud to announce that 46 Kenyans have been invited to participate in the first ever Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship.  These outstanding young Kenyan leaders will travel to the United States in June with over 450 other young African leaders for a six week program at one of 20 prestigious U.S. universities, and will participate in a conference in Washington, D.C. hosted by President Obama.  Read More

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East Africa’s natural resource base provides the building blocks for agricultural production and economic growth in the region. Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research and Economic Development (PREPARED) is a five year $40 million program (2012-2016) designed to mainstream climate-resilient development planning and program implementation into the East African Community (EAC) and its Partner States’ development agendas.

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The Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional organization of 19 African Member States. COMESA’s  mission is to “endeavor to achieve sustainable economic and social progress  . . . particularly in trade, customs and monetary affairs, transport, communication and information, technology, industry and energy, gender, agriculture, environment and natural resources.

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 COMESA Integrated Partnership Assistance Agreement (IPAA) (September 29, 2009 - September 30, 2012)

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