The Demise of Professor Benno J. Ndulu

It is with profound sadness that we inform our network and partners about the demise of a former member of the Board of Directors of the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), Professor Benno J. Ndulu who passed away on February 22, 2021.  We were privileged to have had Professor Ndulu serve on […]

Changes in PASGR Leadership

We wish to inform all our partners and stakeholders that Prof. Omotade Akin Aina, having served a remarkable 6 years as the Executive Director of PASGR, left the organization in October 2020. Prof. Aina left PASGR at its peak, having successfully diversified its project portfolio and resources. The process of identifying a new Executive Director […]

Joint Annual Academic Seminar (JAAS) of collaborative PhD in Public Policy programme goes Virtual during COVID-19: reflections on opportunities and challenges

The collaborative PhD in Public Policy programme that commenced towards the end of 2019 planned to hold its maiden Joint Annual Academic Seminar (JAAS) in the summer of 2020 in Nairobi. This is a programme funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) and involves the collaborative effort of 14 African universities. Three universities […]

Expressions of Interest to Host the Utafiti Sera – (Research Policy Community) on Strengthening Equitable Access to Quality Higher Education in the Pandemic Environment in Kenya

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. PASGR’s vision is a ‘vibrant African social science community addressing the continent’s public policy issues’. PASGR seeks excellence in social science research for public policy. In partnership with individual academics and […]

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 […]

Job Vacancy: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer Open to: Kenyan nationals and residents only Application Deadline: Wednesday March 3, 2021 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 […]

Job Vacancy: Senior Finance Officer

Job Title: Senior Finance Officer Reporting to: Head Finance and Core Administration Application: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 The Senior Finance Officer (SFO) will support the Head of Finance and Administration to ensure delivery of the PASGR financial and administrative mandate. S/he will serve PASGR as the vital link between programmes, donors, Sub grantees and operations. […]

Eyes on PedaL Online as academics aim to bring out the best in their students in 2021

African academics will need to embrace blended and online teaching in their quest to transform pedagogy so as to meet the expectations of students and enhance the quality of teaching and learning, according to experts and key African higher education stakeholders. The community of educators and leaders are drawn from 29 public and private universities […]

Job Vacancy: Programme Officer, Research

Job Title: Programme Officer — Research Reporting to: Programme Head — Research & Policy Duration: 2 years, renewable Application: Friday, February 12, 2021 The right candidate for this programme officer position, within PASGR’s Research and Policy Unit, will be able to take initiative in connecting, informing and fostering exchange among relevant research, policy practice and […]

Final call for applications – Accountability for Water Masterclass

Deadline: Midnight EAT , Sunday 29th November, 2020.   Please submit your CV and 1-side cover letter to apply, and/or share this with colleagues who may be interested. Who can apply to the programme? We are looking for mid-career leaders in the water security or WASH sector – whether working for part of the government, an NGO, private […]