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Egyptian International Center for Agriculture

Egyptian International Center for Agriculture

Professional training in agriculture for participants from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East

Principal Office: Egypt




The Egyptian International Center for Agriculture (EICA) offers professional training in topics of agricultural development for participants from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.

Since its inception in 1965, EICA has trained more than 30 thousand participants from 126 countries.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Agricultural Training. EICA offers regular programs, special programs, and joint programs (i.e., co-sponsored with other organizations) at its training facility in Cairo. The regular programs include courses in the following subject areas:

  • Poultry Production and Health
  • Integrated Rural Development
  • Animal Production and Health
  • Fish Culture
  • Soil and Water Management
  • Project Analysis
  • Food Processing Technology
  • Vegetable Production
  • Agricultural Services
  • Rural Women Empowerment

EICA provides fellowships that cover international transportation to Cairo; full-board accommodation for the duration of the course (normally 11 weeks); domestic transportation related to the training; and an allowance for incidental expenses.

APPLICATION: For Regular Programs, applicants need to meet EICA’s criteria regarding professional experience, university education, and language requirements.

Applicants are nominated by their governments. Applications are submitted through Egypt’s embassy or consulate in the applicant’s country.

EICA offers additional information about making applications, supported expenses, and other details.

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Last Profile Review

August 2019