Mission To strengthen prehistory research in eastern Africa through uniting palaeoanthropologists and palaeontologists and other relevant scholars in prehistory studies within the region.
Goals To unite scholars working within eastern Africa in relevant fields and to exchange and report on research findings; to raise funds to support eastern African scholars to advance their research interests within the region; to address issues affecting research in eastern Africa such as policy which governs research requirements in member countries. (To this end, the association will offer necessary advice whenever required by respective governments to facilitate, simplify, and streamline prehistory research within member countries); be a platform where research redundancy would be minimized and collaboration enhanced; be a clearinghouse for new projects within the region; advance prehistory training within the region, especially to youth.
2017, 30 July – 2 August, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2015, 3 – 6 August, Dar Es Salam, Tanzania 2013 National Museums of Kenya, Mombasa, Kenya 2011, 8 – 12 August, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2009, 16-20 August, Naura Springs Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania 2007, 18 – 20 June, Nairobi, Kenya 2005 (Inception)
Co-Founder (with Emma Mbua) and President: Zeray Alemseged