Kenya News and Features

Africa-based Think Tank Event Highlights the Role of Evidence in Development Policy

August 08, 2018
More than 300 leaders from world governments, the donor community, researchers and the private sector participated in the ICED “Evidence to Action Conference 2018” in Nairobi on July 24-25 to enhance sustainable collaboration and knowledge sharing and to reinforce demand-driven, evidence-based policy.

A Research Collaboration in Kenya Seeks Durable Empowerment for Women

March 07, 2018

Poverty graduation programs, which transfer assets and skills, can set women on a path toward higher income and greater empowerment at home, but in the arid rural parts of northern Kenya drought can force them to liquidate their gains so the family can survive.

A Research Collaboration in Kenya Seeks Durable Empowerment for Women

March 07, 2018

Poverty graduation programs, which transfer assets and skills, can set women on a path toward higher income and greater empowerment at home, but in the arid rural parts of northern Kenya drought can force them to liquidate their gains so the family can survive.

Insurance Protects Herds and Secures Community’s Health

February 23, 2017
In 2011, a massive drought in Sub-Saharan Africa claimed the lives of Huka Bidu’s entire herd of cows. Determined not to begin again from nothing, the pastoralist and father of two in the southern Ethiopian village of Malble Yabello purchased a livestock insurance policy.