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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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 .

Schulung in „Lobbying und Advocacy“ sowie Vermittlung von Grundlagen in der Nutzung von „Early-Warning-Systemen“

27. bis 29. Oktober 2015 in Kapenguria (West Pokot)

Die Inhalte des Workshops, welcher sowohl in West Pokot als auch in Baringo im Oktober und November vergangenen Jahres stattfand, richteten sich an Mitglieder der lokalen, nationalen, und internationalen Organisationen, sowie an die Medien und lokale Regierung.

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.

Frauen in West Pokot diskutieren ihre Rechte und Rolle in der Politik

Workshop der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Zusammenarbeit mit der NGO SIKOM

Am 17. und 18. Juli organisierte die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in West Pokot einen Workshop zum Thema "Rolle der Frauen in der Politik- Möglichkeiten der Interventionen". Die Veranstaltung sollte Frauen in West Pokot County als Plattform dienen, sich über ihre Rechte und Möglichkeiten sich in die Politik einzubringen, zu informieren.

Parteiendialog in Kenia

Parteirepräsentanten diskutieren Notwendigkeit inter- und intra-parteilichen Dialog zu fördern

Das politische Klima in Kenia, der intra- und inter-parteiliche Diskurs und der Aufbau strategischer Allianzen unter den Parteien waren nur drei der Themen die auf dem Workshop für Senior- und Junior-Parteirepräsentanten behandelt wurden. Vom 11. bis zum 13. August fand der Workshop zur Förderung des kooperativen Dialogs innerhalb und außerhalb von Parteien in der Maanzoni Lodge, in unmittelbarer Nähe zur Hauptstadt Nairobi statt.

Repräsentanten der Zivilgesellschaftsorganisationen setzen sich mit der Landrechtproblematik in Kenia auseinander

KAS-Workshop in Zusammenarbeit mit der Kenyan Land Alliance und CEDGG

Die Landrechtproblematik in Kenia sowie ihre politischen und gesellschaftlichen Implikationen wurden intensiv während des Workshops in Baringo County im Kabarnet Hotel am 14 und 15 Juli diskutiert. Die Veranstaltung wurde von der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Zusammenarbeit mit der „Kenyan Land Alliance“ sowie der Nichtregierungsorganisation "Centre for Enhancing Democracy and Good Governance" (CEDGG) organisiert.

Workshop über Themen der Sozialen Marktwirtschaft in Mombasa

Führungskräfte von Unternehmen diskutieren über Strategien und Möglichkeiten der Implementierung dezentraler Strukturen

Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organisierte in Zusammenarbeit mit der kenianischen Handels- und Industriekammer (KNCCI) einen Workshop für 58 Führungskräfte und Unternehmer aus sechs Sub-Counties von Mombasa County. Die Veranstaltung fand im Nyali Beach Hotel in Mombasa am 28. und 29. Juli 2015 statt und hatte hochrangige Teilnehmer, so unter anderen Mr. Kiprono Kittony, Founder Chairman of Radio Africa Limited, CEO of Capital Realtime Limited und ein Board Member des Media Council of Kenya.

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.

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.