The Community has a number of semi-autonomous institutions that help it implement its mandate, three of which became operational in July 2015. These EAC institutions include:
- the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA);
- the East African Development Bank (EADB);
- the East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC);
- the East African Kiswahili Commission (EAKC);
- the East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO);
- the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA);
- the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC); and
- the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO).
The Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency works in the civil aviation sector towards air transport services that are safe, efficient and profitable as well as adoption of common policies and harmonisation of civil aviation rules and regulations.
For more information, please visit the CASSOA website.
The East African Development Bank offers structured financial products and services to organisations in the health, education, hospitality and tourism, infrastructure development, energy and utilities, and agriculture sectors.
For more information, please visit the EADB website.
The East African Health Research Commission coordinates and maps out a regional agenda on health research as well as the translation of its results into policy and practice within the Partner States. EAHRC webpage.
The East African Kiswahili Commission coordinates and provides advice to the Partner States on all matters related to Kiswahili research, teaching, learning and development as the lingua franca of the Partner States.
The East African Science and Technology Commission governs the Partner States co-operation in the development and implementation of Science and Technology.
The Inter-University Council for East Africa coordinates harmonisation of higher education and training systems in East Africa, facilitates their strategic development and promotes internationally comparable standards and systems.
For more information, please visit the IUCEA website.
The Lake Victoria Basin Commission focusses on coordinating the various interventions on the Lake and its Basin.
For more information, please visit the LVBC website.
The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization promotes sustainable utilisation of fisheries of the Lake.
For more information, please visit the LVFO website.