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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 […]

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 […]

Call for Partners & Professional Research Fellows

Click on  Briefing Note here Contact person: Lauren Wesonga- lwesonga@www.pasgr.org Accountability for Water is a new programme of action & research to improve water governance & water service delivery. Too often good policies, wise laws and promising programmes have failed because of weak accountability. To harness the potential of stronger accountability we need to know […]

TOR: Development of a short course on “Gender and Public Policy Transformation: Understanding and Practice”

1.    Background The public policy domain in Africa is shifting at a rapid pace moving towards inclusivity, democratization and the integration of gender as a significant component of equitable and inclusive public policies. At the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), the significance of gender in the studying, understanding and making of public […]

Invitation to Tender

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 women and men. PASGR invites […]

Nigeria needs social scientists to solve problems – Experts

Executive Director, Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) Professor Tade Aina has declared that Nigeria needs the services of Social Scientists for solution to find solutions poverty, unemployment and insecurity problem in the country. Professor Aina who said this while delivering the postgraduate college, University of Ibadan Interdisciplinary discourse lecture entitled “The social […]

Call for Applications (Deadline Extended): Advanced Training for Multi-Method & Policy Oriented Research (April 2019)

Course Dates: April 3rd – April 18th  2019 Training Location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact Person: nirungu@www.pasgr.org The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research is currently accepting applications for the April, 2019 Advanced Training for Multi-Method and Policy Oriented Research. This includes: Advanced Research Design Applied Quantitative Research Methods Comparative Case Study Analysis This training is relevant to […]

Call for Applications: Comparative Case Study Analysis

Course Dates: April 15-18, 2019 Training Location: Nairobi, Kenya Contact Person: nirungu@www.pasgr.org Application Deadline Extended: January 27, 2019 February 3, 2019 The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) is offering a 3-day professional development course in Comparative Case Study Analysis. This module looks at different comparative case study designs and the types of causal […]