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Entrepreneurship Training Seminar

Youth, Women and Persons with Disablity 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 and the concepts of social justice and social protection were discussed.

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„Government Procurement und Entrepreneurship"

Inklusion und demokratische Teilhabe marginalisierter Gruppen

Die KAS hat einen Workshop in Baringo organisiert, um über Konzepte sozialer Gerechtigkeit im Kontext der Sozialen Marktwirtschaft und vor dem Hintergrund der kenianischen Rechtstheorie zum Schutz sozial benachteiligter Gruppen zu informieren.

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Discussion Forum with Representatives of County Government and Civil Society on the Issue of Food Security

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 six pillars of the “Ending Drought Emergencies (EDE) Framework”.

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Notfallversorgung und nachhaltige Sicherung der Lebensgrundlage: Herausforderungen beim Management von Dürrekatastrophen

In Eldoret stand das Thema Krisenmanagement bezüglich wiederkehrender Nahrungsmittelunsicherheit im Mittelpunkt des Workshops. Ziel war es Strategien zu entwickeln, um langfristig wiederkehrende Dürre zu beenden und deren Folgen zu überwinden.

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Lobbying und Advocacy zur gezielten Prävention von Nahrungsmittelunsicherheit

Das Training sollte den Teilnehmern eine Plattform bieten, mit den Moderatoren der Schulung und Vertretern der lokalen Regierung mit Blick auf das Thema Ernährungssicherheit über Gundlagen in der Nutzung von „Early-Warning-Systemen“ zu sprechen.

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Training to improve the Accessibility of Information: Lobbying and Advocacy relating to Food Security

The training focused on “Early Warning Systems”. In these sessions participants were sensitized on “Early-Warning-Mechanisms”, how to access and interpret information and how to use it in order to ensure leaders respond to “Early-Warning-Signs”.

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Ernährungssicherheit in den ariden und semi-ariden Gebieten: Nutzung von „Early-Warning-Systemen“

Während des Workshops in West Pokot haben sich Vertreter verschiedener Organisationen, der lokalen Regierung und der Zivilbevölkerung über Ernährungssicherheit und in diesem Zusammenhang über die Nutzung von „Early-Warning-Systemen“ ausgetauscht.

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Training Course on Lobbying and Advocacy: new Approaches to the Use of "Early-Warning-Systems"

The training focused on “Early Warning Systems”. In these sessions participants were sensitized on “Early-Warning-Mechanisms”, how to access and interpret information and how to use it in order to ensure leaders respond to “Early-Warning-Signs".

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Parteienlandschaft in Kenia: Wie engagiert man Parteienvertreter für einen zwischenparteilichen Dialog?

Während des Workshops in Machakos haben sich verschiedene Parteienvertreter über die Möglichkeiten eines kooperativen zwischenparteilichen Dialogs ausgetauscht. Unter anderem wurden konkrete Vorschläge zum Thema „mehr Jugend in der Politik“ gemacht.

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Party Landscape in Kenya- Discussions on the Issue of Cooperative Interparty Dialogue

During the workshop in Machakos County different party representatives exchanged their ideas about the possibilities of a cooperative interparty dialogue. Moreover, concrete proposals were made on the topic "women and youth" in politics.

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.