Monthly Archive November 2016

Call for Expression of Interest to Carry Out an Independent External Review

Update: The application deadline for this call has been extended to January 15, 2017. Call for Expression of Interest -PASGR independent external review (Click to download PDF version) Background The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is a £15m 10-year programme funded by DFID over two phases (2019-2014 £8.5m; 2014-2018 £6.5m) designed to […]

On social protection for older persons

Recently, a video featuring a group of grandmothers was shared widely on social media. The video featured a group of grandmothers in Korogocho slum in Nairobi who were learning to defend themselves from predators by acquiring Karate and other self-defense techniques. The video should have been amusing because seeing a group of elderly women kicking […]

Developing researchers who engage policy

PASGR’s Professional Development Training (PDT) Programme took place at KCB Leadership Training Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. The Advanced Research Design (ARD) training – which is a multi‑discipline, professional short course – ran from October 26th to November 12th 2016. ARD is relevant to PhD students, academics and researchers looking to enhance their research design skills. […]