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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

Enhancing youth leadership and participation in devolution

National Youth Forum on Devolution

The one day forum brought together youth leaders-from all the 47 counties, youth serving organizations, government, development partners, civil society organizations private sector, media and organizations implementing programs on devolution. With more than 80 participants, the forum included a series of presentations, plenary discussions and group work. more…

Jane Murutu | Event Reports | October 2, 2014

Ensuring devolution delivers for business through advocacy and coalition building in pursuit of business interest

22th-23rd of August 2014 in Nakuru

With the concept of devolution firmly enshrined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010,the private sector reckons the urgent need for reorganizing its advocacy approach to ensure that devolution works for the business environment. The workshop targeted members and officials of all Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI)-Nakuru from all the Sub-Counties of Nakuru County namely Nakuru East, Nakuru West, Rongai, Subukia, Gilgil, Naivasha, Bahati, Kuresoi, Njoro and Molo. more…

Jane Murutu | Event Reports | September 17, 2014