The Centre for Devolved Governance in Africa (CEDEGA) is a non-governmental, non-profit making organization which is concerned with building capacity of devolved governance units for effective management of their affairs including delivery of services to their residents. 

Our services


The Centre’s multi-disciplinary teams believe that cordial coexistence, engagement and participation of enlightened stakeholders in project implementation is key to good governance and progress in any development programs


The Centre’s multi-disciplinary teams carry out Research on critical policy issues compiling relevant empirical data that is used to influence and make decisions.


The centre in collaboration with donors and other development partners is involved in implementation of development programs in sectors of governance, public health, waste management, water and sanitation youths and marginalized, energy, finance and economic planning.


The Centre is involved in consultancy services in Management, Human resources, Conflict management, Project development and implementation, Energy, Agriculture, Public health, water and sanitation, Environment, Policy formulation and Good Governance.


A Regional Centre of Excellence in Devolved Governance in Africa.


To build and strengthen capacity of institutions and communities for good practices in Governance and Development.

Core Values

Collaboration, Professionalism, Integrity, Diversity/Inclusivity, Fairness and Equity, Teamwork


To inculcate and promote devolved governance

About Me

I’m Humphrey.
I Derive Passion in Advocating for Human Rights & Governance.

I am the founder of centre for devolved governance in Africa. A national non-governmental organization in Kenya. The centre is involved in governance human rights and justice for marginalised persons I have been in governance and correctional services for over 25 years and hold an advanced degree in public policy anthropology and political science

Humphrey Nakitari

As citizens, we have to co-create good governance, we cannot outsource it and hope to be passively happy consumers. Like everything worth its while, good governance must be earned.


What Clients Are Saying

“ CEDEGA trainers are hands on, we enjoyed every bit of the learning process. I personall recommend them to any organizations that wants practical governance solutions.”

Daniel Muiruri

“The future we have always wanted to see is right here with us. You are the best.”

Michele Anyango