l The Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture “EICA” is a training Institution affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture & Land Reclamation, that started its training activities in 1965, targeting developing nations in Africa & Asia.
Between 1965 through 1982 (4) annual regular training courses, with a duration of (5) months each were implemented.
l Since 1982 (10) regular training programs, with a duration of (10-12) weeks each have been implemented.
l The medium of instruction at EICA used to be English, with French through simultaneous interpretation.
l In 1975 the Spanish language was introduced to EICA programs with the accession of the member countries to the Organization of American States (OAS).
l Currently the geographic area covered by EICA includes countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America & The Caribbean, besides Eastern Europe.
l English is presently the official medium of instruction at EICA training courses, besides interpretation into the French and Spanish languages.
  • EICA training courses cover a wide range of specialized subjects emphasizing agricultural production and developmental sciences.

  • Subjects covered by EICA regular training programs, are the following:

  • Poultry Production and Health

    Integrated Rural Development

    Animal Production and Health

    Fish Culture Development

    Soil and Water Management

    Project Analysis

    Food Processing Technology

    Vegetable Production

    Agricultural Services

    Integrated Pest Management and Cotton Technology

    • EICA offers (5) training scholarships to each member country under the geographical coverage area annually.

    • Since its inception EICA has trained more than 30,000 participants from 126 countries.