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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 […]

National University of Science and Technology( NUST) Research Methods Training, Zimbabwe

Date: 18th June- 28th June, 2018 Location: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Forum Focus: National University of Science and Technology( NUST) Research Methods Training “The best workshop I’ve ever attended has come to an end. Many thanks to the instructors and my Co-learners. The engagements were awesome and I am confident interdisciplinary research will thrive from now onwards” […]

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 […]

The Governance of Addis Ababa City Turn Around Projects: Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit and Housing

This study describes and analyses urban governance processes using the Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit (AA-LRT), and the Integrated Housing Development Program (IHDP), as flagship projects that have turned the City of Addis Ababa around. The study utilized a political economy analysis and used PASGR’s urban governance analytical categories as guiding frameworks. FINAL The Governance […]

Utafiti Sera (Research-Policy Community) in Kenya Report

The final report of the Centre for African Bio-Entrepreneurship (CABE) is on implementation and reflections of activities of Utafiti Sera in Kenya. The overarching long-term outcome of Utafiti Sera is uptake of research evidence as seen in the design of national policies, thus, setting agenda for national debates, and changes in employment policies and programme […]

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, […]

Call for Applications: 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 to […]

Utafiti Sera: Employment Creation in Agriculture and Agro-Processing in the context of Inclusive Growth in Nigeria.

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research( PASGR) in association with the knowledge platform on Inclusive Development(INCLUDE) and the National Institute for Legislative Studies(NILDS) with support from International Development Research Centre( IDRC), Canada and Department for International Development (DFID) recently commissioned a study that sort to examine the how and why of the constraints […]

International Conference on Information Disclosure, Accountability and Inclusive Growth in the Extractive Industry

Date: 4th-5th September 2018 Venue: Maputo, Mozambique Forum Focus: International Conference on Information Disclosure, Accountability and Inclusive Growth in the Extractive Industry The Centre for Public Integrity (CIP) and the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) in collaboration with the ‘Action for Empowerment and Accountability’ (A4EA) at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) of […]

Policy Actor as users and producers of evidence

The Third Annual Certificate Course on: Using Evidence For Effective Child and Family Health Policy Making & Financing was held in Abuja,Nigeria from 2nd-4th May, 2018. On the first day participants learnt on how to situate policy actors & researchers within the policy making process( mapping & identifying evidence). This will enable the participants to […]