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 had representation from members of civil society and community based organizations. It aimed to provide a platform for building synergies between county level and national level programmes and to strengthen the membership of the Utafiti Sera Platform. It was organised by the African Platform for Social Protection (APSP) with support from the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research(PASGR).