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Promoting
The
Diaspora's
Entrepreneurship

Creating effective
networks
and forging
strategic partnerships
in development

Facilitating
Free Flow
of Trade
and Commerce
Across Borders

Integrating development
agendas with
Diaspora resources

Diaspora
Engagement in
Home Country
Economic
Development

The Diaspora
catalyzes
efficient economic
development through
private and public
sector alliances

Brain
Exchange
For Nation
Building

Bridging
the technology gap
through innovative
and strategic
global partnerships

Nurturing
Potential
To Impact
Regional
Economics

Eastern Africans contribute to
science, technology, engineering,
and mathematics

Harnessing
Eastern
Africa's
Potential

The Diaspora is an ally in
protecting the environment and
promoting trade

Facilitating
Free Flow
of Trade
and Commerce
Across Borders

Integrating development 
agendas with
Diaspora resources

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About

The Eastern Africa Diaspora Business Council (EADBC) is a US-based non-governmental, membership-based organization established in 2013 to promote the Diaspora’s role in the delivery of technology solutions for development challenges by leveraging trade and investment partnerships between the United States and the greater East Africa region. EADBC represents professional, institutional, business and student memberships from Eastern Africa countries and the US - embodying expertise and investments in several key sectors including in ICT, Engineering, Energy, Agriculture, Environment, Education, International Trade and Development, Policy and Health Care.

Latest News

Friday, March 27th 2015
Apply both commercial fertilisers and crop residues and manure to boost nutrients in your farm.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
Comesa grants Kenya a one-year extension on sugar safeguards.
Source: The East African
Saturday, March 28th 2015
As well as securing tax income, the new tax stamp represents a sign of authenticity to consumers.
Source: The East African
Friday, March 27th 2015
The gross premiums written grew by 20 per cent.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Sunday, March 29th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Friday, March 27th 2015
Eating of animal products exposed to chemicals can result to allergic reactions.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
They include automating processes; reducing the number of requirements for starting a business and improving their individual rankings.
Source: The East African
Friday, March 27th 2015
Successful candidates will serve a maximum of eight years of two equal terms.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Thursday, March 26th 2015
Aim. The project seeks to relieve Kampala City of traffic congestion
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Sunday, March 29th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Thursday, March 26th 2015
Lower cost. Transporting a single container is expected to go down from Shs9.5 million to Shs4.9 million
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
Car wash operators in the upper middle and upmarket areas of Nairobi are facing an increasingly challenge from a new penchant for luxury treatment of cars.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Friday, March 27th 2015
Fodder used to make silage should have a moisture content of 60 to 70 per cent or dry matter in the range of 30 to 35 per cent.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
Gitahi mixes his own feeds and uses hydroponics system to grow wheat in five days.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
Our pool of experts from Egerton University will respond to your questions with proper advice.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
A challenge in the developing world is lack of adequate technology.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
They charge their clients Sh2,000 per acre, way below the normal market prices of Sh2,500.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Thursday, March 26th 2015
Trade among 26 African countries is set to increase as their Regional Economic Communities meet this June to sign the Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
An online platform listing all credible tourism products in Kenya has been launched.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
Banks are set to take the top positions in the distribution of insurance products, edging out traditional agents who have sustained the industry over the years and contributing over 70 per cent of premiums.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Thursday, March 26th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Friday, March 27th 2015
A normal animal should have a temperature of between 38 and 39 degrees Celsius.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
Tanzania hopes tourist arrivals will hit 1.2 million this year, up from one million visitors in 2014, earning the economy close to $2.25 billion.
Source: The East African
Friday, March 27th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Friday, March 27th 2015
A court order will be issued to the relevant land registrar for the necessary action.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
If ever there were a terrible spell for Kenya’s tourism sector, it is now.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
Trading commissions drive net profit growth up 22 per cent.
Source: The East African
Sunday, March 29th 2015
Glencore Energy says it will move to the Supreme Court to challenge the decision.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Thursday, March 26th 2015
Comesa looks to reduce mergers and acquisitions fees from Shs1.4bn to Shs590m
Source: Monitor (Uganda)
Friday, March 27th 2015
It’s dream come true for Kinyanjui who started with two cows but now makes yoghurt and purifies water.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, March 29th 2015
New timetable has pushed forward several take-offs while others will take place earlier.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
KPRL started hospitality services to utilise the 192,000 cubic metres.
Source: The East African
Friday, March 27th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Friday, March 27th 2015
Minimise stress factors like heat, diseases and noise to enable your cow to offer more.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Sunday, March 29th 2015
Bourse says this is mainly due to heavy borrowing.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
On Friday, Safaricom’s share price hit an all-time high of Sh17.5, continuing a recent trend of improved fortunes at the stock market.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Friday, March 27th 2015
No court ought to enforce an illegal contract, rule Appellate judges.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Friday, March 27th 2015
Tourism accounts for about 10 per cent of Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product.
Source: Nation (Kenya)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
Cargo volumes at Mombasa Port are projected to grow 5-10 per cent this year.
Source: The East African
Thursday, March 26th 2015
To get the full story, please visit www.newvision.co.ug or download the New Vision mobile app
Source: New Vision (Uganda)
Saturday, March 28th 2015
IMF has approved immediate disbursement of $6.9 million to Burundi after a review of the country’s economic performance.
Source: The East African
Saturday, March 28th 2015
Amu Power Company, a consortium comprising Gulf Energy and Centum Investment, has already secured financing for the project from both international and local lenders.
Source: The East African
Saturday, March 28th 2015
There are fresh fears of increased domestic borrowing and diminished access to credit.
Source: The East African

EADBC Goals

Establish a hub where Eastern Africa Private Sector. US Private Sector and Diaspora can meet, share resources and develop partnerships.

Facilitate quarterly educational/business seminars, webinars, workshops and conferences highlighting business and partnership opportunities between Eastern Africa and USA.

Work with US Companies and academic institutions to facilitate entrepreneurship and innovation seminars and workshops in East Africa and around the USA

Work with US companies to provide internship opportunities for the students that meet the criteria

Form partnerships with US companies present in Eastern Africa to support a practical work placement for Eastern Africa graduates before they return home

Help facilitate working relationships between the Diaspora and the Eastern Africa Private Sector so that partnerships between the Eastern Africa Diaspora and Private Sectors can flourish

Help establish long lasting partnerships between cities and institutions to enable exchange of resources, knowledge and technology

Help establish an Education City in East Africa, where various Top Tier academic institutions can set satellite campuses and research and development facilities

Help establish Diaspora Public- Private Partnerships

Help establish Diaspora bonds which could be a debt instrument issued by a country or potentially, a sub-sovereign entity or a private corporation - to raise financing from its overseas Diaspora. Furthermore, we can facilitate talks with the appropriate agencies to provide tax breaks on interest income. Donor or multilateral aid agencies could also offer credit enhancements in the form of partial guarantees, to mitigate default risks

Work with the EAC to enable various Diaspora Professional Organizations/Association to be able to bid for large scale projects

Establish a hub where Eastern Africa Private Sector. US Private Sector and Diaspora can meet, share resources and develop partnerships.

Partners

East Africa Business Council
The Corporate Council on Africa
Embassy of the Republic of Kenya
Embassy of the Republic of Uganda
Embassy of the Republic of Burundi
Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan
Embassy of Ethiopia
Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania
Embassy of Eritrea