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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

AIHD and PASGR host first Utafiti Sera Forum on Social Protection in Kenya

May 10, 2016, Nairobi – PASGR and the African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) co-hosted the inaugural forum of the Research-Policy Community (Utafiti Sera) on Social Protection in Kenya today. Ms. Susan Mochache, Principal Secretary for Social Security and Services (Ministry of Labour and East African Affairs), opened the meeting. In her keynote address, […]

Research-Policy Community Forum (Utafiti Sera) on Social Protection in Kenya

PASGR and the African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) are holding a forum on Research-Policy Community (Utafiti Sera) on Social Protection in Kenya on May 10, 2016 in Nairobi. Ms. Susan Mochache, Principal Secretary for Social Security and Services (Ministry of Labour and East African Affairs), will open the meeting. The one-day forum is […]