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

To be the leading African institution in building human capacity for poverty reduction.

Our Mission

To link Knowledge to application within communities in partner countries in Africa in order to reduce poverty.

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


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