The Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Great Lakes

Continuously identify opportunities

for broadening the network.

To organize annual conferences

bringing together key actors from the region to identify and promote regional solutions initiatives.

To promote regional solutions initiatives

To mobilize scientific and technological expertise

in order to solve problems and create a more sustainable society in Central and Eastern Africa.

Mobilizing SDG implementation through solutions and pathways in the region of Central and Eastern Africa.


College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda

The College of Business and Economics (UR-CBE) is one of the six colleges composing the University of Rwanda which was created in 2013 after the merger of all former public higher learning institutions.

The UR-CBE proudly boasts of four main campuses which include Gikondo, Huye, Nyagatare, and Rusizi, and has two Schools (Business and Economics) with various undergraduate, postgraduate and professional programs.

UR-CBE is a specialized institution offering programs in various disciplines related to sustainable business and economics. We are delighted to be building a movement of professionals that help move Central and East Africa's sustainable future.

We developing passionate Rwandans to to become global citizens, active in East Africa, Africa, and the rest of the world.

Our Impact

SDSN Great Lakes since its launch in 2014, has been organizing and holding annual conferences and calling for homegrown solutions to address local development challenges.

Our initiatives engage researchers, academics, and youth to present innovative and practical projects that can help change the lives of people in the region for the better.

6 years

Established since 2014


Covering 5 countries.


Member Institutions.

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