Established in 2017, the Africa Center of Excellence for Climate Smart Agriculture (ACE Climate SABC) has established collaborative partnership with seven (7) institutions, namely: African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT), Nairobi, Kenya; Natural Resource Institute of the University of Greenwich, UK; Purdue University, USA; Center Excellence for Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Management at Egerton University, Kenya; WISE-Future Center of Nelson Mandela Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) Arusha, Tanzania; Aqua Soul (Mineral Water Factory) in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia; and Harar Brewery, the Subsidiary of Heineken NPV in Ethiopia. These partnership engagements have supported the center a lot to achieve its planned goals of training the targeted number of MSc and PhD students (i.e., 80 MSc and 30 PhD students). Beyond that, it has supported to have close to 40 staff exchanges for short courses. Partnership with Natural Resource Institute in the University of Greenwich was based on the agreement signed following the visit of Prof. John Morton and Dr. Tim, Chancellor of the Natural Research Institute (NRI). The central purpose of the agreement was to develop educational and research cooperation based on mutual interests. The two parties have committed themselves to solidify their collaboration to the extent of launching a PhD program in the area of their core competencies in the future.