About Us


The African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD), is an international organization funded by the Governments of The Republic of  Kenya, The United Republic of Tanzania and The Republic of Uganda.  The Headquarter is  located at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Juja town. AICAD has the Kenya National office at Egerton University Njoro, Nakuru, The United Republic of Tanzania National office is  at Sokoine University of Agriculture Morogoro and Uganda National Office is at Makerere University Kampala. The main goal of the Institute is poverty reduction in the African region through human capacity development.

Our Vision

An African institution in building human capacity for poverty reduction and wealth creation.

Our Mission

To build human capacity for poverty reduction in Africa through excellence in research, innovative training programs, and transformative initiatives that empower individuals and communities to achieve sustainable development.

Experience Worker

Management Team

Prof Dominic Byarugaba

Prof. Dominic Byarugaba

Executive Director

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Dr. John Kinyuru

Deputy Executive Director


Dr. John Njagi

Administration & Finance Director

Mr. Patrick Wakhu

Mr. Patrick Wakhu

Training and Extensions Director


Prof. Josephine Ouma

Director, Kenya Country Office

Prof. Bendantunguka Tiisekwa

Prof. Bendantunguka Tiisekwa

Director, Tanzania Country Office

Dr. Gaston A. Tumuhimbise

Dr. Gastone Ampe

Director, Uganda Country Office

Mr. Allen Chombo


Research Director


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