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Town Hall Debates on Voter Bribery in Kitale 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.


Workshop on political parties’ internal dispute resolution

KAS organizes consultative meeting with representatives from across various parties in Nakuru County

In order to promote a peaceful dialogue among members of political parties as well as to enhance the skills of political actors for conflict management, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung partnered with the “Political Parties Disputes Tribunal” (PPDT).


Policies for the Youth: KAS and IPYF Forum in Makueni County

Young Political Leaders confront the Challenges their Generation is facing

A meeting organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and the Inter-Party Youth Forum (IPYF) brought together 24 young aspirants from across various political parties in Makueni County on 6th May 2016 to enhance youth participation.


Town Hall Debates on Voter Bribery in Kiambu 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.


Launch des “Ending Drought Emergencies (EDE)”–Programms in West Pokot County

KAS unterstützt Launch Event mit mehr als 140 Teilnehmern aus dem Bereich des Managements von Dürrekatastrophen

Am 25. April 2016 lancierte die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung gemeinsam mit der “National Drought Management Authority (NDMA)” und der County Regierung von West Pokot das auf sechs Säulen basierende Programm „Ending Drought Emergencies (EDE)“.


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 NDMA and the County Government of West Pokot launched the Common Programme Framework on “Ending Drought Emergencis” (EDE) pillars in West Pokot County.


Diskussionsforum in Baringo zu den vorläufigen Ergebnissen der Studie über Frühwarnsysteme

Stakeholder entwickeln gemeinsamen Handlungsplan zur Umsetzung der Säule 5 der “Ending Drought Emergencies”-Initiative

Am 22. April 2016 veranstaltete die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Baringo ein Diskussionsforum für 41 Stakeholder. Diskussionsgrundlage bildeten die Ergebnisse einer von der KAS in Auftrag gegebenen Studie u Fruehwarnsystemen in Baringo und West Pokot.


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 EDE initiative

On 22nd April 2016, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organized a one day stakeholders’ forum held in Kabarnet, Baringo. Main topics of the discussion were the findings of a study on Early Warning Systems (EWSs) commissioned by KAS.


Advocacy-Kampagnen zum Thema „Nahrungssicherheit“ im Rahmen der BMZ-Sonderinitiative „Eine Welt ohne Hunger“ – Workshop

Vom 6. bis 8. April 2016 veranstaltete die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Kenia zusammen mit dem ASAL Stakeholder Forum einen Workshop, der nichtstaatliche Akteure West Pokots über Strategien bei Advocacy-Kampagnen bzgl. Ernährungssicherheit informierte.


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.

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.