Utafiti Sera

Utafiti Sera Infographic Series

A recent report by African Platform for Social Protection (APSP) in collaboration with PASGR argues that Cash Transfer Programmes is a key determinant to improving  well-being in poor families, people living with disabilities, old people, vulnerable children and orphans. Their infographics below synthesizes their key findings: APSP infographics The data was obtained from the Ministry […]

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 […]

1st Utafiti Sera Forum Report on Urban Governance & City Transformation in Kenya

Date: 29th January, 2018 Venue: Nairobi, Kenya Forum Focus: Urban Governance & City Transformation The 1st Utafiti Sera Forum on Urban Governance and City Transformation was held on 29th January, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. ‘Utafiti Sera’ a Swahili word for research policy is a combination of many things that ensure and enhance policy outcomes – […]

High-Level Policy Dialogue on: An Apprenticeship Framework for Youth Employment Creation in Agriculture and Agro-processing in Kenya

The first policy dialogue with senior policy makers on youth employment creation in agriculture and agro-processing for inclusive growth in Kenya was held in Nairobi on 12th June 2018. The meeting brought together 10 key stakeholders from the Ministry of Agriculture, Technical and Vocational Training Authority (TVETA), the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA), the National […]

2nd Utafiti Sera Forum on Affordable Housing in Kigali

Date: 26 April, 2018 Venue: Kigali, Rwanda Forum Focus: Affordable housing in Kigali The 2nd Utafiti Sera Stakeholders’ Forum on Urban Governance in Kigali was held on April 26, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda.The forum brought together 40 stakeholders from local, national and international institutions concerned with research and policy-making around and issues pertaining to urban governance […]

Steering Committee Meeting Report on Urban Governance and City Transformation

Date: 27 February 2018 Location: Nairobi, Kenya Forum Focus: Urban Governance and City Transformation The Urban Governance and City Transformation breakfast meeting organised by the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR)  in association with Pamoja Trust was held on 27 February 2018 to share emerging evidence and findings pertaining to the Social Dimension of […]

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 […]

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 […]