This advocacy document puts forth policy recommendations and introduces an implementation framework based on the findings of the report titled “East African Community regional integration: Trade and gender implications” (UNCTAD, 2018).

This report presents the economic, trade, and gender profiles of partner states of the East African Community (EAC) within the context of regional integration, and analyses the impact of EAC regional integration on women’s well-being with a focus on women’s employment. Both descriptive and quantitative analyses are used to this end.

Lake Tanganyika, the second oldest freshwater lake in the world, faces issues of degradation and acute pollution on Burundi’s side, former Burundian environment minister Albert Mbonerane has said.

Some 27. 5 million people are in dire need of food aid in 10 African countries due to drought, officials announced last week.

African Union launches Africa Agriculture Transformation Scorecard (AATS) - a revolutionary new tool to drive agricultural productivity and development

Rwandan government has begun recalling products by French food giant Lactalis days after it issued an order similar to that given by manufacturers.

The invasion by the water hyacinth and pollution threaten this lake shared by Burundi and Rwanda.

Burundian farmer John Ahiboneye wearing rainboots stood in rippling green rice on a December morning.

Climate change has large influences on agriculture and thus food security, which remains heavily dependent on rainfall over Eastern Africa Community (EAC). This study sought to explore the spatial effects of climate change on agricultural production in five countries in EAC, namely Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Rwanda.

An intense cholera outbreak has killed some 1 562 people in Eastern and Southern Africa since the beginning of the year.

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