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Mapping and scoping of innovations in social protection in Africa

The main objective of this webinar is to explore how social protection measures can be innovative in securing better welfare outcomes in a just and inclusive way. In this convening, participants will critique the different interpretations and applications of innovation in social protection. They will further discuss the evolution of social protection practice in the […]

Mapping and scoping of innovations in social protection in Africa

Date: Friday, 5 March 2021 Time: 14:00-16:00 (South African time) 15:00-17:00 (East African time) 13:00-15:00 (West African time) Contact Persons: Charmaine Galante and Rachael Makokha To register: https://bit.ly/3qOZGFK Download PDF The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), the University of Pretoria’s School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA), and the Open Society Initiative […]

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 […]