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SID Active Citizenship Grants
We are offering seed grants of KShs 1.5 million to county based partner organisations working to promote active citizenship and responsive governance in ten select counties. The...
Africa's call for the post 2015
Women’s rights and civil society organisations from over 14 countries in the continent recently gathered in Kampala Uganda to discuss and draw a road map towards ensuring gender...
Regional County Forum on Trade and Investment (Kenya)
This was the first joint meeting held between the Kenyan governments of Kisumu, Busia and Siaya Counties to jointly plan the utilization of shared natural and physical resources...
Why am I not feeling this growth in my pocket? FFD interviews Aidan Eyakuze
by Ruth Aine Tindyebwa | Released in November 2013, The State of East Africa report 2013 quickly soon became a hit. Why? It relived information and raised so many questions. It...
The Drowning of Sorrows
Nancy Waithera and Alice Wairimu Kimani's tribulations are heart breaking. Nancy lost her husband and two sons 3 years ago to a lethal alcoholic drink called Yokozuna. Her...
Watch the 'East Africa One people One Destiny' presentation by Aidan Eyakuze
Though the East African economy shows an impressive growth rate trend with an average of 6% per year, both inequalities between the five different countries in the region – Kenya...
A tale of two East Africans...
Tracking gender equality commitments in the East African community
by Ali Hersi & Marren Akatsa-Bukachi. There are several commitments and outcomes to gender mainstreaming efforts in Africa. However, the implementation of these commitments...
Imagining Tanzania’s Future: Tanzania Strategic Dialogue Initiative
Tanzania has experienced a decade of strong and sustained economic growth and export performance, with growth rates exceeding those of better-known performers such as China,...
Uganda launch of the State of East Africa Report 2013
Uganda's growth slowed down from 6.5 percent in 2011 to 2.6 percent in 2012, driven by efforts to stabilize inflation, high interest rates and numerous uncertainties in the...