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Surface area (incl. water): 1.82 million sq. km
Population: 143.5 million
GDP: $110.3 billion
Av. GDP per capita: $769
Source: EAC Facts & Figures Report (2014)

Key Documents

EAC Treaty

The Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community 

EAC Protocol on Environment & Natural Resource Management

Geared towards the attainment of sustainable development through efficient and effective management of the environment and natural resources.  

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Featured Event

RIO+20 EAC SIDE EVENT
20 June 2012 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

THEME:
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN
THE CONTEXT OF REGIONAL
INTEGRATION IN EAC

Speeches & Presentations

On Enviroment...

Environmental Impact Assessment

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Article 111(1) of the Treaty for the Establishment of the EAC recognizes that development activities may have negative impacts on the environment, often leading...

On Development...

Lake Victoria Basin Commission

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LVBC is a specialized institution of the EAC that is responsible for coordinating the sustainable development agend a of the Lake Victoria Basin. The Vision of the Lake Victoria...

On Fisheries...

Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization

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LVFO  was formed through a Convention signed in 1994 by the East African Community Partner  States of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda as a result of the need to mange...

On Adaptation...

National & Regional Initiatives

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East Africa Countries have already embarked on preparation and implementation of   projects and programmes to address climate change. The projects/programmes focus on both adaptation...