Africa Center of Excellence ACE2

A group discussion during the ACEs Technical and Advisory meeting. Faculty and staff in the ACEs will benefit from improved teaching and research conditions and professional development opportunities
ACE II is building institutional capacity to conduct higher quality applied research by providing research equipment and laboratory refurbishment
The Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project (ACE II) held its sixth Technical and Advisory meeting at the Serena Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda, from November 12th to 14th, 2018.
Sixth Technical and Advisory meeting at the Serena Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda, from November 12th to 14th, 2018
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Regional Priorities

Industry

In general, ESA countries are experiencing low and declining levels of enrollment in areas associated with the growing industrial sectors

Agriculture

Low levels of agricultural productivity, which has exacerbated food insecurity and slowed poverty reduction, is partly driven by skill constraints

Health

Infectious diseases account for 40-50 percent of illness in the region; these include malaria and tuberculosis, diseases that have been eliminated

Education

The quality of tertiary education is impeded by poor learning outcomes in primary and secondary education, particularly in mathematics and science.

Applied Statistics

The absence of reliable and accurate data, data management systems, and skilled statisticians is a serious constraint to policy making..

ACE II Updates & Announcements

Upcoming events

ACE PARTNERSHIP WORKSHOP

Date 

8th – 10th MAY, 2023

Where

INTER-CONTINENTAL HOTEL, BALACLAVA, MAURITIUS