Monthly Archive June 2018

Vacancy Announcement: Executive Assistant (Re-advertisement)

Title: Executive Assistant Location: Nairobi, KenyaType of Contract: Fixed Term (1 year), renewable Application Deadline: Monday, July 2, 2018 About PASGR The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is an independent, non-partisan pan-African not-for-profit organisation established in 2011 and located in Nairobi, Kenya. PASGR’s vision is a ‘vibrant African social science community addressing the […]

Agriculture for employment creation, Nigeria

Aremu F. A.(PhD) under Department of Political Science, University of Ilorin and National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILDS) with the technical and editorial support from Partnership for African Social Governance and Research (PAS GR) under the Utafiti Sera initiative on Employment creation in Agriculture and Agro-processing in the context of Inclusive Growth in Nigeria gave insights on […]

Commitment to supporting agriculture transformation for employment creation

Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PAS GR) together with The National Institute for Legislature and Democracy Studies (NILDS) and the African Studies Centre, Leiden held a forum with the Nigerian Government and key stakeholders in the agricultural sector to discuss in depth these policies and also to find new approaches that will boost jobs […]

The Matter in Urban Governance and why it matters

Forward Planning! That was the call to action by Dr Konyimbih a lands expert working with the National Land Commission during his address at the Utafiti Sera Forum convening organized by Pamoja Trust with funding from PASGR under the theme of Reflections on Urban Governance in Nairobi. The Matter in Urban Governance and why it […]

Utafiti Sera: Integrated housing Ethiopia.

In Addis Abeba, housing supply is most critical to the middle and low- income groups of the population. Sebawit G. Bishu (PhD) with support from the Partnership for African Social Governance and Research( PAS GR) did a research in Addis Abeba on the strengths and gaps in the housing sector. A number of aspects for factors […]

Utafiti Sera: Apprenticeship Policy on youth employment creation in Agriculture and Agro-Processing in Kenya.

The Partnership for African Social Governance and Research (PAS GR) together with the Centre for Bio-Entrepreneurship (CABE) held a forum in Kitale, Trans- Nzoia county on Apprenticeship Policy Framework on Youth employment creation in Agriculture and Agro-Processing in Kenya. Utafiti Sera is a initiative developed by the Partnership for African Social Governance and Research (PAS GR). Utafiti Sera […]

The Social Dimension of Infrastructure: Towards a policy on evictions and resettlement

The Partnership for African Social Governance and Research (PAS GR) under the Utafiti Sera initiative together with Pamoja Trust on The Social Dimension Infrastructure in the context of towards a policy on evictions and resettlement gave insights on the challenges experienced during this process and made recommendations. Eviction and resettlement processes can often entail inherent […]

Utafiti Sera: Evidence from two value chains

Successive governments in Nigeria have made job creation in agriculture a key policy target. In particular, attempts have been made to attract and retain women and youth in agriculture for the purpose of employment creation and boosting domestic food security. “Reality of unemployment and underemployment is hardly fully captured.” A study by Dr. Aremu F. A. supported by […]

Utafiti Sera: Linking evidence to policy

The city administration of Addis Abeba is undertaking a massive integrated housing development program to address the acute housing problem of the city since 2006. Housing supply is not the only goal of this program; instead its ultimate desire is to use Integrated Housing Development Program (IHDP) as a tool to reduce urban poverty, which […]

Utafiti Sera:Affordable housing in Kigali

Date: 26 April, 2018 Venue: Kigali, Rwanda Forum Focus: Affordable housing in Kigali, Rwanda The 2nd Utafiti Sera Forum on Urban Governance City Transformation was held in Kigali, Rwanda on 26th April, 2018. It was organised by Utafiti Sera which an initiative of The Partnership For Social Governance and Research (PAS GR) together with the […]