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KAS Virtual Launch of Business Heroes in Kenya

Social Ecological Market Economy
In reference to the aspect of Social Market Economy, KAS Kenya ventured to follow the journey of one Kenyan Business Hero Dr. Maxwel Okoth, founder/CEO Ruai Family Hospital, RFH Healthcare Ltd, who shares his experiences in setting up his business despite the various challenges encountered. The film will thus further enhance experience sharing and discussions on how best to integrate the SEME aspect in the country.

Event

Mentorship Training based on the evaluation

On the 2nd-4th of April, 2019, KAS, Kenya held a mentorship training in Mombasa, with 17 young politicians. It was a follow up on previous mentorship programs, where mentors and mentees have been taken through the process of understanding their rights, the importance of political participation, as well as getting engaged in political actions on the ground. Overall, more than 850 mentees have benefitted from the program so far, countrywide. The program further trains and strengthens the mentees in organizing and conducting their own mentorship programs as a trickle-down effect.

Workshop

Use of early-warning systems:Gathering information, technical instruments, engaging government.

The CSOs trained earlier particularly the ToTs and other facilitators will be assisted by KAS to put the knowledge learnt into action by engaging in community level trainings, this time round, in light of the ongoing government budgetary process.

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KAS Kenya Retreat with select political parties.

The forum will create opportunities for pre-selected political parties that are potentially partners of KAS Kenya to share their political parties beliefs vis-à-vis KAS Kenya’s work,their manifestos,activities and gaps therein.

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Development of strategies to integrate data from early-warning-systems into mid-term political planning.

The Workshop seeks to expand the political space on the use of data from EWS in planning within the area of food security in Baringo and West Pokot.

Diskussion

Round-Table: Which framework does Kenya need for virtual markets?

The aim of the round table discussion is to stimulate discussions between entrepreneurs, politicians and IT-experts on the potential design of a framework for virtual markets in the country and this is the first of many discussions to take place.

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Training on raw material-extraction in Turkana-Capacity building in project-planning for local CSOs.

The aim of the training is that civil society organisations (CSOs) and the youth would become active stakeholders in the definition of the project and its effects on their livelihoods.

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Early-warning systems and resilience against drought: challenges and solutions.

This activity will provide an interesting dimension towards promoting sustainable solutions to food insecurity by pitching the idea of accountable governance at the community level by community groups.

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Strengthening the role of county representatives in the implementation of the National Anti-Drought Strategy (EDE)

Strengthen the concept of contingency plan and drought preparedness for the forthcoming dry spell Jan-March and assess the socio-economic and demographic status and to build context information on early warning through contingency planning process.

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Strengthening the role of county representatives in the implementation of the National Anti-Drought Strategy (EDE)

Strengthen the concept of contingency plan and drought preparedness for the forthcoming dry spell Jan-March and assess the socio-economic and demographic status and build context information on the early warning through contingency planning process.

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Civil Society Engagement for Better Approach Towards Political Decision Makers "Power Mapping"

von Dancan Odero

Food Security- Samburu County
KAS Kenya office held a two day training in Samburu County that brought together members from the media and CSOs that deal in livelihoods, peace promotion and disaster management. The main objective was to strengthen their capacity in developing better approaches (power mapping and analysis) towards political decision makers.

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Development of Political and Lobby Documents for Food Security and Early Warning Systems

von Dancan Odero

Food Security - West Pokot County
KAS Kenya office held a one day county level and a subsequent two days sub-county level training in West Pokot on how to undertake successful lobbying on areas of food security and disaster risk reduction.

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Mentorship Training on Political Action Planning

von Sheila Ngatia

Youth and Politics
KAS Kenya office held a two days training early February in Naivasha with KAS mentors, Mr. Roland Theis - Secretary General and Vice Minister of Justice and Mr. Gordon Hoffmann - Secretary General of the CDU Party Brandenburg on Political action planning. The two days training focused on two key areas namely: enhancing the participants’ knowledge and skill on county legislative, policy and budget making cycles so as to have in-depth awareness of the processes and where to intervene and political action planning and how they can effectively to push for actions in their constituencies.

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Young Politicans Training on Entrepreneurship

On the 26th and 27th September 2019, KAS Kenya held a training on entrepreneurship for the young politicians. The aim of the training was to equip the young politicians with knowledge and skills on how to identify and profitably implement business ideas as alternative solutions to raise finances for their political careers. The training also purposed to improve their entrepreneurship competencies which would enhance their skill set in problem solving, team building among other skills for a successful political career and financial management. This intervention was necessary for the young politicians since they are expected to be future policy makers as well as create opportunities for the young people in their communities. Creative solutions such as business ideas are vital especially in this day and age in Kenya where unemployment is high
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.

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Bestandsaufnahme der Devolution in Kenia

24. bis 25. Oktober 2019 in Nairobi, Kenia

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KAS & KICTANet Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on Digital Cooperation

On the 3rd and 4th October, KAS Kenya in partnership with KICTANet held a workshop on 'multi-stakeholder dialogue on digital cooperation'. To get a glimpse of what transpired do watch the videos with the different views of some of the stakeholders at the workshop. KAS Country director gives his views on How the digital space aids in the democratization process in Kenya.

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KAS Kenya Mentorship Sessions

Starting early this year KAS Kenya has been carrying out mentorship sessions in different counties with the aid of KAS partners and mentors. The mentorship sessions targeted young leaders between the age of 18 years to 35 years to enhance their participation in governance issues and service delivery. The sessions purposed on nurturing these young people whose interest is in politics, from a grass root level to the national level.

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How Does International Development Assistance Influence the chances of Young People

To understand the effects of international development cooperation on young people’s opportunities, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Kenya and the Inter Region Economic Network (IREN Kenya) on Monday 26, August 2019 convened a two-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. The key focus of the conference was to explore the debate on development assistance taking stock of the last 60 years, as well as discuss experiences of the youth and whether the chances they have obtained in development assistance have helped them in decision-making processes in their countries, New approaches in Development Assistance and Education, Different Approaches to Development Assistance (experiences from China, India, Gulf States) and Development assistance in Kenya today.

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Enhancing capacities of women in leadership

In July and August 2019, KAS held training workshops for nominated women MCAs in Kajiado, Mombasa and Kisumu respectively. The training covered selected women MCAs from the following counties; Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado, Machakos, Murang’a, Makueni Laikipia, Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Tana-River, Lamu and Taita-Taveta, Kisumu, Vihiga, Homabay, Siaya, Elgeyo Marakwet and Baringo. KAS has been engaging with partners to push for participation of women in leadership and decision making processes. There still continues to be a need for the women in leadership positions with a special target group of nominated women members of county assemblies to be empowered more in order to overcome the challenges they are often faced with and clearly get to understand their roles. This is from the realization that women are still left behind in matters leadership of the Country compared to their male counterparts.

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Strengthening the capacities of religious groups on use of media

Starting 24th – 25th July, 2019, KAS conducted a capacity enhancement activity in Nyali, Mombasa, for various religious groups and faith based organizations on the different media platforms that exist and could be used to strengthen inter-religious dialogue. The event purposed to raise awareness on the 21st century powerful social media communication tool and how it can be used to counter religious intolerance and improve the fight against violent extremism at the Coast. The Coast region of Kenya has in past and present times been riddled with lots of cases on violent extremism, sometimes stemming from religious intolerance. There is therefore a continued need to harmonize the different religious groups, to promote peace, harmony and tranquility in the region through reduced extremism.