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Appreciating Development Partners for support given to the State Department for East Africa Community

Analysis of Planned and Actual targets of State Department of East Africa Community as highlighted in the General Economic and Commercial Affairs (Geca) Sector Report 2021 which comprises five sub-sectors namely; Trade, Industrialization, Tourism, East African Community and Regional & Northern Corridor Development.

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Why State Department of Industrialization should avail gender disaggregated data

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State Department of Industrialization shines during COVID-19 for surpassing targets set for creation of new enterprises and credit issued

Analysis of Planned and Actual targets of State Department for Industrialization as highlighted in the General Economic and Commercial Affairs (Geca) Sector Report 2021 which comprises five sub-sectors namely; Trade, Industrialization, Tourism, East African Community and Regional & Northern Corridor Development.

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Journal: The Budgeting Process in Kenya and Young Women in the Unpaid Economy

Yaay…so happy our founder authored a journal published at the continental level by Akina Mama wa Afrika. Her journal topic is “The Budgeting Process in Kenya and Young Women in the Unpaid Economy”.To read more about it you are welcome to download using the following link:

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Appeal to National Treasury to provide funds to State Department for Housing and Urban Development to ensure youth in disciplined forces get decent housing and rural youth training in construction

Analysis of Planned and Actual targets of State Department for Housing and Urban Development as highlighted in the Energy, Infrastructure and ICT Sector Working Group Report Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF Period) 2022/23-2024/25

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Call to the State Department for Shipping and Maritime to create more jobs for youth in the cruise business

Analysis of Planned and Actual targets of State Department for Shipping and Maritime as highlighted in the Energy, Infrastructure and ICT Sector Working Group Report Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF Period) 2022/23-2024/25

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Failure by youth to engage Constituency Development Fund Managers has led State Department of ICT in not achieving target set for establishment of Constituency Innovation Hubs

Analysis of Planned and Actual targets of State Department of ICT Infrastructure as highlighted in the Energy, Infrastructure and ICT Sector Working Group Report Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF Period) 2022/23-2024/25

Observation as highlighted on Page 53 of the Report

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Dismal Performance by State Department of ICT in training youth on online jobs

Analysis of Planned and Actual targets of State Department of ICT Infrastructure as highlighted in the Energy, Infrastructure and ICT Sector Working Group Report Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF Period) 2022/23-2024/25

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Analysis of Planned and Actual targets of ICT Interns Recruited as highlighted in the Energy, Infrastructure and ICT Sector Working Group Report

Analysis of Planned and Actual targets of State Department of ICT Infrastructure as highlighted in the Energy, Infrastructure and ICT Sector Working Group Report Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF Period) 2022/23-2024/25

Observation as highlighted on Page 53

We want to commend the Ministry for planned and actual targets met where number of ICT intern graduates recruited were 400 for the three consecutive years as highlighted below.This will ensure a secure and inclusive digital future for young Kenyans.

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Interviewing Emmanuel Mutua who engages in Farming

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2023 Nuffic Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) Scholarships for mid-career professionals

The objective of the Nuffic Orange Knowledge Programme is to contribute to society’s sustainable and inclusive development by strengthening the skills and knowledge of both individuals, groups of individuals and organisations. The key priorities for the programme are Food and Nutrition Security; Water, Energy and Climate; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights; and Security and the Rule of Law. Cross-cutting themes relevant to all activities of the programme include Private Sector Development, Climate and Inclusion of Women and Marginalised Groups.

The Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) offers scholarships funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs available for a selection of:

  • short courses (duration 2 weeks to 12 months);
  • master’s programmes (duration 12 to 24 months).

Eligible Countries

Countries

You may be eligible for an OKP scholarship if you are a national of and working in:

Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Colombia, Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen and Zambia.

Requirements for the Nuffic Orange Knowledge Programme.

A limited number of scholarships is awarded to female and male professionals who are:

  • motivated;
  • living and working in an OKP country;
  • proficient in English or French;
  • working in one of the priority areas for their country;
  • can motivate using and transferring their knowledge and experience in their employing organisation after their studies;
  • agreeing to the OKP obligations and conditions (133.9 kB).

Language

You need English or French language skills to follow classes in the Netherlands. Demands for certificates showing language skills differ per education institution.

Priority themes per country

The main priority areas of the Orange Knowledge Programme are;

  • sexual and reproductive health and rights
  • security and rule of law
  • food and nutrition security
  • water management

Method of Application

You cannot apply online on this website. Please follow the steps below and apply through the Dutch education institution of your choice.

  1. Check if your application falls within the OKP focus areas determined for your country.
  2. Check if you meet the OKP eligibility criteria.
  3. Find a course on the OKP course list. Please find a study, using the filter ‘Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)’.
  4. Ask your employer whether they are willing to nominate you for an OKP scholarship.
  5. Contact the Dutch education institution of your choice to receive more information about the application procedure, the academic requirements and the link to apply online.
  6. Prepare your application: employer statement, motivation, passport, government statement (if required).
  7. During an application round, submit your application online using the link you receive from the Dutch education institution. Please be aware of the application deadline of the educational institution of your choice.

Application Deadline:  March 12, 2023

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Nuffic Orange Knowledge Programme

https://www.studyinnl.org/finances/orange-knowledge-programme

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Join in and learn from Emmanuel Banney from Liberia

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Join us and learn from Nancy Kimani,CEO and Founder Spirit of Giving CBO

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Interviewing Dr.Robbin Omeka, Coordinator ANIKA INITIATIVE

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Meet Morris Andati,Founder Smart Talk Cafe

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Join us for an engaging discussion with Susan Wairimu,Founder,Inspire Teenagers Foundation

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Youth engagement in Agriculture

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Interviewing Alex, CEO and Co-Founder,FUNDIS,a FinTech Enabled Platform

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Disability Inclusion

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 Future for Nature Awards 2023: A Chance to Win €50,000

Deadline: 28-Aug-22

Are you a young (between 18 to 35 years old) and dedicated nature conservationist committed to protecting species of wild animals and plants? Do you combine passion with action to create concrete results in nature conservation? Are you the future for nature? If yes, then 2023 Future For Nature Awards is for you!

Each year FFN awards three young, talented, and ambitious nature conservationists with the FFN Award.

Aims

The Future For Nature aims to:

  • Reward and fund individuals for their outstanding efforts in the protection of species of wild animals and plants
  • Stimulate Award winners to sustain their dedicated work
  • Help winners to raise their profile, extend their professional network and strengthen their funding basis
Award Information

This award provides the winners with international recognition, €50,000 for their nature conservation work, and a warm welcome to the growing FFN Family!

Eligibility Criteria

The following criteria must be met to be eligible to apply for the Future For Nature Awards 2023 and will be used in the selection procedure for the Award winners.

  • The candidate:
    • Must be born on or after the 31st May 1988 and before the 31st of May 2005.
    • Has achieved substantial and long-term benefits to the conservation status of one or more animal or plant species.
    • Has demonstrated commitment, determination, and passion for conservation work.
    • Has demonstrated leadership, entrepreneurship, and a clear view of conservation work.
    • Has been creative and innovative in his/her work.
    • Has demonstrated to be honourable in the conservation work performed.
    • Must be determined to continue his/her conservation work, as the Award aims to stimulate the winner’s future work. It is not an “end of career” prize.
    • Is able to explain his/her conservation work in proficient English (written and spoken).
  • The award should be used for a conservation initiative of the winner’s own choice and implemented by him/her.
  • The award should be used for the conservation of animal or plant species. The conservation initiative can involve a component of (fundamental) research, but this should not be the main focus. The relevance of the proposed activities to species conservation and the practical impact should be made clear.
Additional Remarks
  • Winners will present their work at the Future For Nature Award event at Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands. The event will take place in May 2023. Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Future For Nature Foundation.
  • Future For Nature will not allow administrative deductions to be made or claimed by mother organisations.
  • From all applications, 6 to 10 nominees will be selected. These applicants will be asked to provide additional information (written info, photos, video), which will be used to select the final three Awardees.

For more information, visit https://futurefornature.org/apply/