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.

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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.

Launch of “Ending Drought Emergencies (EDE)” Common Programme Framework in West Pokot County

KAS supports launch event to strengthen awareness on EDE and brings more than 140 stakeholders within the field of droug

On 25th April 2016 the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) in conjunction with the “National Drought Management Authority (NDMA)” and the County Government of West Pokot launched the Common Programme Framework on “Ending Drought Emergencis” (EDE) pillars in West Pokot County.

Stakeholders’ Discussion Forum in Baringo on the Preliminary Findings of the KAS-study on Early Warning Systems

Participants develop a draft of a multi-stakeholders’ plan for operationalizing pillar 5 of the “Ending Drought Emergenc

On 22nd April 2016, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a one day stakeholders’ discussion forum held in Kabarnet, Baringo. The event brought on board 41 representatives from across the national and county government institutions, community and group representatives as well as non-state actors working within the field of food security and drought management in Baringo County. Main topics of the discussion were the findings of a study on Early Warning Systems (EWSs) commissioned by KAS, which was conducted both in Baringo and West Pokot Counties.

Sustained Advocacy Campaigns for Food Security: Strengthening Structures & Strategies of Non-State Actors in West Pokot

From 6th to 8th April 2016, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Kenya in partnership with the ASAL Stakeholders Forum (ASF) West Pokot Chapter, organized a capacity building and sensitization training on the topic of food security.

Entrepreneurship Training Seminar

Youth, Women and Persons with Disability access to Government Procurement Workshop

The training session focused on the question of how youth, women and persons living with disability can access government procurement and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Disaster Risk Management and Livelihood Development: How to build Drought Resilience

County leaders, including members of the County Executive Committee, county officers, the heads of the county ministries and departments and representatives of the civil society took part in the forums of four days’ duration in Eldoret. The workshop aimed at providing a platform for county leaders to dialogue on the topic of resilience building with regard to food security. The discussions were based on the “Ending Drought Emergencies (EDE) Framework”.

Prevention of the Impact caused by Droughts: Lobbying and Advocacy

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 .

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 .

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.

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.

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.