Category: Careers

Job vacancy type & Description

ADVERT NO.003/2016


The National Council for Population and Development is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency in the Ministry of Devolution and Planning. The Council seeks to recruit a Communication/Journalist Intern to support Public Relations Office for a period of twelve (12) months.

Duties and Responisbilities

i)Develop feature articles for publication in the mass media. ii)Write for the web and assist in social media engagement. iii)Report on activities carried out by or with NCPD participation. iv) Conduct interviews with key experts for publication in identified magazines. v)Conduct newspaper reviews and alert on topical issues. vi)Assist in media engagement activities carried out by the Council

Qualifications and Experience

The …



NCPD is a semi-autonomous government agency under the Ministry of Devolution and Planning with the responsibility of promoting and coordinating population and development activities in Kenya. Founded in 1982, NCPD is financed through government funds and support from development partners. The mandate of NCPD includes the following:

To analyze population issues and develop policies relating to population
To provide leadership and mobilize support for population programmes, including coordinating population programmes implemented by different organizations.
To assess the impact of population programmes and make recommendations arising from such assessments
To assist other organizations in dealing with population issues
To identify and advise on population issues that may not be adequately or …


Is the Kenya population growth rate a problem ?


What’s the population of Kenya?

49.7 Milion

What is population growth rate in Kenya ?

2.5% Annually.

Urban population percent in Kenya?

26.5 % and  growing at an annual rate of 2.12 %.

Percentage of Muslim population in Kenya?

A stagnant 11.1 %