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Baringo and West Pokot Joint Training Seminar for the Staff and Members of the County Assembly on Food Security

A training seminar organized by KAS Kenya was held on the 16th-17th of March in Eldoret.The seminar's objective was to connect the development of a policy framework for DRM with the legislative arm charged with the responsibility of representation.


Inter Party Youth Forum(IPYF) validation meeting

In 2016, KAS Kenya engaged youth from 10 Counties in forums where they were taken through an exercise to identify challenges affecting their political engagement. In addition, the youth also selected their IPYF representatives in their Counties.


Baringo Community Forums to strengthen the food and nutrition security architecture

Community forums on sensitization of the local communities on the draft agricultural policy and other relating food and nutrition aspects were held in 6 selected Wards in Baringo County on 2nd-4th of March 2017 with 185 participants being engaged.


Participation of community-radio journalists in KAS CPS "Radio-for-Peace".

On the 27 and 28th February, KAS Kenya in cooperation with the Civil Peace Service (CPS) organized training with 22 community radio stations on conflict sensitive reporting in Nairobi.

Book presentation

LAUNCH EVENT – Voter Bribery as an Election Malpractice in Kenya: A survey report

Veröffentlichung der Studie "Voter Bribery as an Election Malpractice in Kenya"

A report launch on Voter bribery as an Election Malpractice in Kenya: A Survey report. The report has been developed under the partnership between Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS), The Centre for Multi-Party Democracy (CMD) and INUKA Kenya Trust.


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 West Pokot county, 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.


Debate at Kenyatta University on Sustainable Management

KAS Kenya organized a debate workshop on sustainable management in the Kenyan context at Kenyatta University Nairobi on 21st February 2017.The activity focused on the status and challenges of sustainable management.


West Pokot County Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Policy Draft Awareness Seminar

West Pokot County Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Policy Draft Awareness Seminar on 8th-9th of February 2017 objectives were to provide a sectoral platform to engage on the DRM draft policy sensitization.


Baringo County Food and Nutrition Security Policy Strengthening Seminar

In order to fast track the development of a food and nutrition policy framework, KAS organized a 2 day seminar on the 31st-1st of Feb,2017 which was also informed by the current drought in Baringo County that has left locals facing severe starvation.


KAS seminar for political aspirants on opportunities and challenges in the run-up to elections

KAS organized a 2 day seminar for young political aspirants which was held in Meru, Kenya on 22nd and 23rd January, 2017. The Seminar was attended by 40 participants aspiring to run for political office in the upcoming general elections.

Food Security Governance

On the 3rd and 4th February, 2021, KAS Kenya held a workshop with Civil Society Organizations and local media from Baringo Country with the aim of improving their capacities on how best they can engage political decision makers on areas of food security. The two-day forum, enabled the participants on how to map and analyze various personalities within the county so that they can easily sell their agenda aimed at improving livelihoods. The team resolved to undertake a process that will see the county recruit more agricultural and livestock extension officers to help farmers in both crop and livestock production and management.

Empowerment of Women in County Assemblies

Women and Politics

On 18th – 19th & 25th - 26th November 2020, KAS Kenya held an activity in Nakuru and Mombasa respectively to enhance the capacities of nominated and elected women MCAs from the Coast and Rift-valley regions. The specific objective of the event was to enhance the capacities of selected women legislatures i.e. elected/ nominated women members of county assemblies on effective campaign strategies to increase their numbers and quality of political debates during and after the 2022 elections. This would as well enhance gender responsive legislations and political initiatives at the county level and thus continue to promote decentralization governance system in Kenya.

Entrepreneurship Training for Aspiring Young Politicians

Entrepreneurship is one of the spearheading sources of revenue and a major income earning activity that promotes the country’s economy. KAS Kenya in the last one year has developed an entrepreneurship program (STEP) that seeks to train young aspiring politicians and all other aspiring candidates in our network on entrepreneurship skills. Based on the Entrepreneurship Training Student Training for Entrepreneurial Promotion (STEP), the aim was to contribute to the topics of education and research in the context of cooperation with emerging and developing countries.

Communication and Media training for Young Politicians

Media and Politics

In October 2020, KAS held training workshops for young politicians on how to effectively communicate using the media platform for visibility. The workshops targeted 21 young Kenyan youth who are pursuing careers in politics and public offices. The political parties represented included; Kenya African National Union (KANU), Ford-Kenya, Wiper, Amani National Congress (ANC), Safina, Jubilee, Ukweli and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).

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

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.

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

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.

Mentorship Training on Political Action Planning

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.

Young Politicians 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.

Bestandsaufnahme der Devolution in Kenia

24. bis 25. Oktober 2019 in Nairobi, Kenia

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.