Events

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Online-Seminar

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

Political Training

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.

Workshop

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.

Workshop

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

The activity seeks to expand the political space on the use of data from Early Warning Systems in planning within the area of food security in Baringo, and West Pokot.

Discussion

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.

Workshop

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

The aim of the KAS intervention 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.

Workshop

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.

Workshop

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.

Workshop

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.

Political dialogue on capacity building for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Early Warning System

On the 19th and 20th of September 2018, KAS together with the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) Baringo Office engaged various stakeholders in the field of the Disaster Risk Reduction working with communities at the ward level on best approaches for supporting the implementation of the ethical principles of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), as well as providing dialogue workshops that demystified ethical issues in DRR and disaster response.

Participatory budget planning and monitoring for improved service delivery in Baringo County.

The participatory budget planning and monitoring forums were organized in Baringo County in three locations namely Ngetmoi, Kipsaraman and Eldama Ravine with two objectives in mind. Firstly, to strengthen the monitoring capacities of community based civil society organizations on sector budgeting and secondly was to develop and agree on baseline information with community groups that will form the basis for conducting Public Expenditure Tracking (PET) in view of improving service delivery.

Strengthening the role of community level representatives in the implementation of the National Anti-Drought Strategy (E

KAS together with the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) in the two counties carried out a series of participatory community forum to assist the local communities in developing the said plans – a proactive process towards harnessing community governance. This emerged from the need to prepare ward level contingency plans in Baringo and West Pokot Counties ahead of the predicted delay in rainfall and subsequent pouches of drought that will last up to around March 2018.

Community forum for the preparation of an action plan for food safety

West Pokot County Community Forums on Disaster Risk Management Policy Draft

KAS together with county government of West Pokot, department of intergovernmental coordination, peace Building and disaster management conducted a three day community forum to create community awareness on the draft Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Policy. The community forums were held between the 23rd and 25th of February 2017 at Chesra, Miskwony, Takaywa, Lomut, Nakwijit and Napitiro Centres.

Issue Status Brief(ISB)

West Pokot County’s Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) strategy and techniques to promoting community participation

West Pokot County is one of the 23 Counties in Kenya prone to drought as the main type of disaster.Disaster loss has increased the exposure of persons and assets to a number of vulnerabilities hence generating new forms of disaster risks. The county is vulnerable to drought especially in the lowlands. Therefore,there is need to focus efforts towards disaster risk reduction integrating these dynamics into a working county policy on disaster management.

DISSEMINATION SEMINAR ON EARLY WARNING SYSTEM(S) ANALYSIS AND FOOD SECURITY MAPPING REPORT FOR BARINGO COUNTY

Within the Months of April, May and June 2016, KAS with her partners conducted an Early Warning system analysis and a food security mapping and analysis study in West Pokot and Baringo Counties with the aim of identifying policy issues, actors, structures, and policies among others in the field of food security.

Capacity Building of West Pokot and Baringo County administrators on integrated-food-security-programming

Understanding strategies for disaster management, drought and famine early warning and food and nutrition security for improved crisis prevention and county planning.

Empowering Women in Leadership Positions on Land Rights: Workshop in West Pokot

KAS enhances women’s knowledge about the social and political implications regarding land rights

From 29th to 31st May 2016, KAS in partnership with SIKOM - The Peace Network for Development, organized a workshop for 32 county stakeholders, CSO representatives and representatives of women groups and land right institutions from West Pokot County in Teacher’s Plaza in Kapenguria. The event was a follow-up activity on other trainings on land rights implemented by KAS in the year 2015 and sought to provide the former participants with a platform to reunite again to jointly deliberate on the specific issue of women’s land rights.

Town Hall Debates on Voter Bribery in Bomet County

KAS-forum nurtures meaningful youth involvement in political party leadership and decision making

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in cooperation with the Centre for Multiparty Democracy (CMD) organized a cross-party town hall debate on meaningful youth involvement in political leadership and decision making. This debate was held on 4th June 2016 at Brevan Hotel in Bomet County. A total of 47 members of the audience representing political parties, National Youth Council, youth serving CBOs, students, private sector, civil society, media and professional associations participated in the debate on electoral challenges with a special focus on the issue of voter bribery.

Land Rights as Conflict Factor - Workshop in Baringo

KAS-training sensitizes State and non-State Actors on political and social Implications of Conflicts around Land Rights

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in cooperation with the Centre for Enhancing Democracy and Good Governance (CEDGG) and Kenya Land Alliance held a two day lasting workshop in Kabarnet in Baringo County on 27th and 28th May 2016. The objective of the workshop was to discuss the status of the progress of land right implementation in Baringo, strengthen the existing knowledge on land rights as well as social and political implications with a special focus on conflict potential and the situation of women.