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Food Security in the arid and semi-arid Regions: the Use of "Early-Warning-Systems"

The training activities targeted members of local, national and international civil society organisations, the media and local government. Facilitators were drawn mainly from a government agency with expertise in issues concerning food security in the arid and semi-arid regions (ASALs) of Kenya. The participants interacted with the trainers and discussed the most effective lobbying and advocacy techniques towards implementing food security in their counties . more…

Event Reports | October 27, 2015

First inter- and intraparty Workshop held in Maanzoni Lodge

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Kenya organized the first workshop that aims at engaging party representatives in a cooperative dialogue. The aim of the workshop was to establish structures for effective participation and engagement of the youth in the political dialogue within and outside political parties. Furthermore the target was to promote intraparty dialogue with a special focus on enhancing the role of youth organs in political parties. The workshop took place in Machakos County from 11th to 13th August 2015, at Maanzoni Lodge, near Nairobi. more…

Event Reports | August 28, 2015

Building the Capacity of Trade Associations in Advocacy and Decentralizing Structures

The workshop, which was held from 28th to 29th July, targeted 58 trade association leaders and business leaders drawn from six Sub-Counties of Mombasa County. It was organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in collaboration with the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI). The main focus was on building the capacity of trade associations in trade advocacy and decentralized structures as well as to introduce certain aspects of Social Market Economy to the participants with the aim of empowering them to overcome economic challenges in their counties. more…

Event Reports | August 28, 2015

Rights and the Role of Women in Politics

KAS Workshop in Cooperation with the Non-governmental Organisation SIKOM

The workshop on the topic “The Role of Women in Politics: Possibilities of Intervention” which took place from 17th to 18th of July, was organised by Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in West Pokot. The event focused on supporting women in West Pokot County to get informed about their rights and about different possibilities to become involved in politics as determined in the new constitution from 2010. more…

Event Reports | August 27, 2015

Civil Society Representatives and CEDGG on Land Rights Reforms Introduced by the new Kenyan Constitution

KAS Workshop in Cooperation with Kenyan Land Alliance and CEDGG

Land Right Issues in Kenya and their political and social implications were discussed intensively during the workshop that was held on the 14th and 15th of July at Kabarnet Hotel, Baringo County. The event was organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in collaboration with the “Kenyan Land Alliance” and the "Center for Enhancing Democracy and Good Governance" (CEDGG). The aim of the training was to sensitize participants on the governance of land and natural resources. more…

Event Reports | August 27, 2015