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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 […]

1st Utafiti Sera Forum Report on Urban Governance & City Transformation in Kenya

Date: 29th January, 2018 Venue: Nairobi, Kenya Forum Focus: Urban Governance & City Transformation The 1st Utafiti Sera Forum on Urban Governance and City Transformation was held on 29th January, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. ‘Utafiti Sera’ a Swahili word for research policy is a combination of many things that ensure and enhance policy outcomes – […]

Terms of Reference for Provision of External Audit Services

      1. 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.  Currently engaged in more than 12 African countries, PASGR works to enhance research excellence in governance and public policy that contributes to the overall wellbeing of […]

PASGR does it again!

Design of a Doctoral Programme in Pursuit for Academic Excellence: Another First from PASGR to Africa In the world that is becoming, there are no trades. There are just problems to be solved, opportunities to be taken advantage of and to disrupt: to be critically evaluated, and then to be ignited by an idea that […]

Boost for social science education in African universities

African universities need a systematic change in teaching and learning approaches to help lecturers deal with growing student numbers and inadequate facilities, and to produce graduates who can make meaningful contributions in today’s knowledge-based economies. PedaL Press Release

An Apprenticeship Framework for Youth Employment Creation in Agriculture and Agro-processing in Kenya

The first policy dialogue with senior policy makers on youth employment creation in agriculture and agro-processing for inclusive growth in Kenya was held in Nairobi on 12th June 2018. The meeting brought together 10 key stakeholders from the Ministry of Agriculture, Technical and Vocational Training Authority (TVETA), the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), the National […]

Research Fellowships in African Philanthropy and Social Investment Invitation

The Chair in African Philanthropy and the Wits Business School, with support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York invite applications for research fellowships which will increase empirical knowledge about African Philanthropy and Social Investment. Research outputs will assist in developing a cadre of scholars and practitioners in these fields, as well as inform teaching […]

Call for Applications (Deadline Extended): Advanced Training for Multi-Method and Policy Oriented Research (November 2018)

Course Dates: November 7th – November 22nd  2018 Training Location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact Person: nirungu@pasgr.org The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research is currently accepting applications for the November, 2018 Advanced Training for Multi-Method and Policy Oriented Research. This includes: Advanced Research Design Engendering Social Science Research Methods Impact Evaluation This training is relevant […]

New partnership puts university teaching in the spotlight

African universities need a systematic change in teaching and learning approaches to help lecturers deal with growing student numbers and inadequate facilities, and to produce graduates who can make meaningful contributions in today’s knowledge-based economies. This message was a key driver of discussions at a pedagogical leadership training session aimed at lecturers in the social […]

2nd Utafiti Sera Forum on Affordable Housing in Kigali

Date: 26 April, 2018 Venue: Kigali, Rwanda Forum Focus: Affordable housing in Kigali The 2nd Utafiti Sera Stakeholders’ Forum on Urban Governance in Kigali was held on April 26, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda.The forum brought together 40 stakeholders from local, national and international institutions concerned with research and policy-making around and issues pertaining to urban governance […]