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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SPMA to offer new PhD in Public Policy

The University of Pretoria’s School of Public Management and Administration (SPMA) will offer a new PhD programme in Public Policy, and prospective students will be able to apply for it in 2021. This development comes as a result of engagements between the SPMA and the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) in 2019, […]

South-South partnership to boost African research capacity

A new partnership between South Africa’s University of Pretoria and the Kenya-headquartered Partnership for African Social Governance Research (PASGR) will boost capacity-building, especially for postgraduate students and early- to mid-career researchers in Africa. The collaboration, formalised this week (21 September) during a virtual meeting of senior staff from the two institutions and other higher education […]

Accelerating Water and Climate Action at COP26

Welcome to our SIWI World Week at Home official session. With water and climate both being high on the UK’s agenda, this event will highlight the global water crisis and the UK’s response in the context of climate change and Covid-19.

Accountability & Advocacy Interventions in the Water Sector

This report summarises the results of a global review of evidence on the outcomes of accountability and advocacy interventions for improved water service delivery, water resource management and water governance, and the factors which influence their performance. The review responds to the knowledge needs of the Accountability for Water partners and a wider group of […]

Research Funding Opportunity – Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women East Africa

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) East Africa initiative. GrOW East Africa seeks to spur transformative change to advance gender equality in the world […]

Carnegie Call for Papers 2020

Download PDF: Carnegie Call for Papers 2020 The African Studies Association (ASA) invites fellows in networks and programs supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) to submit paper proposals to participate in the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting of the association. The 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting will feature six panels that will highlight the research […]