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Building the future of Young People in Africa: IIDEA at the Youth Connekt Africa Summit 2018

The Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA) was for the second time invited to actively participate at the Youth Connekt Africa Summit. Africa’s greatest resource is it’s nearly 420 million youth. Yet, this tremendous asset is relatively untapped. This is largely due to limited access to education, mentorship, finance, employment opportunities and…
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Swahiliwood Kick-Off: Edutainment Solutions for Regional Integration

Our new IIDEA partner Media for Development International (MFDI) organized a workshop on Kiswahili Edutainment Solutions for Regional Integration at the Cultural Art Center in USA River, Tanzania. The idea of the Swahiliwood-project is to produce short web series that communicate different aspects of integration within the EAC subject of discussion for the citizens and…
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Launch of Hakuna Kulala: East African Artists and Producers Incubator

IIDEA proudly presents the launch of the Hakuna Kulala Label and Music Incubator for over 300 young artists and upcoming musicians from across East Africa. Thursday Night the label was officially launched at Nyege Nyege Festival 2018. “Hakuna Kulala” takeover – enhancing the fusion of electronic and traditional music, elements of regional music all over…
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New IIDEA Partners on Board

A team from IIDEA GIZ EAC Programme has commenced to conduct due diligence for the ten newly selected IIDEA projects from the private sector and civil society as well as other interest groups in East Africa. The team has been moving across the six EAC Partners where the ten selected project organizations are based. The ten…
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People-Centred and Market-Driven Integration: Strategizing for Impact through the Consultative Dialogue Framework

Regional Integration can only become a reality when the citizens are aware, involved and owning the process. Dr. Kirsten Focken, the Cluster Coordinator of the EAC-GIZ Programme stated that the  German support  towards enhancing engagement of the privates sector and civil society was premised on the notion above. EAC-GIZ Programme has supported strengthening the process…
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SDG’s and Her. Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs.

IIDEA would like to share an opportunity for Women Entrepreneurs and CSO that support woman owned/led micro-enterprises. For more information check Worldbank - SDGs&Her : SDGs&Her is an online competition for women entrepreneurs to showcase how they are supporting the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) through their business operations. We are encouraging all small business woman in the EAC…
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Employment Opportunities under the EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP)

The EAC has received support under the EDF 11 to bolster and enhance competitiveness of EAC exports under the EU-EAC Market Access Upgrade Programme (MARKUP). This program will be implemented by EAC in collaboration with GIZ. The project implementation will be undertaken by GIZ under the oversight of EAC Secretariat jointly with Partner States specifically…
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Deadline for IIDEA applications extended to 16 April 2018!

The Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA) is calling for applications for its next phase. IIDEA incubates small-scale regional integration projects which are proposed and implemented by civil society, private sector, and other interest groups in East Africa. It is cross border in nature, with projects expected to benefit at least two…
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