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For Rights-Based Social Protection Approach, a Better Law is Critical

Kenya is among several African countries where social protection, specifically cash transfers, have gained traction since the 2004 Ouagadougou Declaration on Employment and Poverty Alleviation in Africa. The declaration commits to enhance the coverage and effectiveness of social protection for all and to improve the living conditions of older persons through better social protection services. […]

National Utafiti Sera on Social Protection Workshop

The Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) and the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) have collaborated to promote evidence generation to enhance social protection policy, legislation and practice. This collaboration is through the “Utafiti Sera” house Community of Practice on Social Protection.  The “Utafiti Sera” house   brings together various practitioners of social […]

Utafiti Sera County Forum on Social Protection

The Utafiti Sera County Forum on Social protection was held on 14th June, 2018 in Kisumu. The forum brought together 50 participants representing officers from the National Social Development Office, members of County Assemblies, Chief Executives, Chief Officers and clerks of county assemblies from twelve county governments from the Western and Lake region. The forum also […]

1st Utafiti Sera Forum on Social Protection: Stakeholders’ Mapping Report

The first Utafiti Sera forum on Social Protection in Kenya was held on 25th January 2018,  in Nairobi. The meeting was jointly hosted by the Africa Platform for Social Protection (APSP) and the Partnership for African Social & Governance Research (PASGR). The purpose of the meeting was to review progress made during the period of […]

Utafiti Sera House on Social Protection in Kenya

In 2016, PASGR with funding from the Department for International Development, UK (DFID) conducted a pilot study on Social Protection in 5 African countries. The study revealed that direct cash transfers programmes are one of the most effective means of combatting and preventing poverty. Although African governments are increasingly endorsing and funding Social protection progammes, […]

Consultative Meeting Report with the State Corporations Advisory Committee (SCAC) on Social Protection

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PAS GR) under Utafiti Sera, the Knowledge Platform on Inclusive Development (INCLUDE), and the  Ministry of East African Community, Labour and Social Protection (MEACL&SP) Kenya, held a consultative meeting with the State Corporations Advisory Committee (SCAC) on the draft national social protection coordination bill. This is a follow […]

Utafiti Sera High-Level Policy Meeting on Legal Framework on Social Protection

Date: 23rd March, 2018 Location: Mombasa, Kenya Forum Focus: Legal framework for Social Protection The Utafiti Sera High-Level Policy Meeting brought together 19 key stakeholders operating in the Social Protection (SP) sector to discuss the legal and policy framework for SP programmes in Kenya with the Members of the National Assembly from the Departmental committee on […]

Research-Policy Community (Utafiti Sera)on social protection in Kenya Report

The African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) signed an agreement with the Partnership of Social and Governance Research (PASGR) to host Kenya’s “Research-policy community (Utafiti Sera) on social protection in Kenya” project. The project was launched in a forum that was organized by PASGR and Knowledge Platform on Inclusive Development (INCLUDE) on May 13, […]