KIPPRA Presents Health Study Findings at Universal Health Care Conference, Makueni'

The convergence of the top leadership and stakeholders in Kenya’s health sector during the 2018 Universal Health Care (UHC) Conference in Makueni County provided a golden chance for KIPPRA to disseminate the findings of a recent study on health delivery under devolution. 

Kenya Economic Report 2018 Validation Workshop

The KIPPRA Act 2006 mandates the institute to produce an annual report of Kenya’s economy, which includes an analysis of the medium-term prospects. In preparing the report, KIPPRA consults with relevant stakeholders such as the Central Bank of Kenya, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS).

New Approaches Needed to Address Drought Emergencies in Kenya

In recent years, Kenya has faced recurrent and intense drought conditions, which require more attention if the development agenda is to be achieved. On 10th February 2017, President Uhuru Kenyatta declared drought a national disaster, having affected 23 arid and semi-arid counties.

Economic Inclusion of Youth and Women Through Entrepreneurship

Various economic actors play significant roles in promoting sustainable development globally, particularly through Sustainable Development Goal 8, which promotes sustained inclusive economic growth.

Recent Publications

Kenya Economic Report 2017
Policy Monitor - Taming the Road Safety Challenge through Effective Policy Response
POLICY BRIEF- Sustaining Kenya’s Economic Development by Deepening and Expanding Economic Integration in the Region
Special Report- Transforming Agribusiness, Trade and Leadership A Capacity Needs Assessment of the Tea Value Chain in Kenya

KIPPRA to Participate in: Ministry of Planning National Tree Planting Day on 26th April 2018 | Devolution Annual Conference on 23rd to 27th April 2018 | KIPPRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON 5TH TO 7TH JUNE 2018 | KIPPRA @20: Supporting Sustainable Development through Research and Capacity Building

Who We Are

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous public institution that was established in May 1997 through a Legal Notice and commenced operations in June 1999. In January 2007, His Excellency the President signed the KIPPRA Bill into law and the KIPPRA Act No. 15 of 2006 commenced on 1st February 2007.The Institute is thus an autonomous Think Tank established under an Act of Parliament.

 Our Mission

To provide quality public policy advice to the Government of Kenya by conducting objective research and analysis and through capacity building in order to contribute to the achievement of national development goals.

Our Vision

An international centre of excellence in public policy research and analysis

Our Core Values

  • Professionalism and ethics in service delivery
  • Fair competition and merit in appointments and promotion
  • Good governance, transparency and accountability
  • Efficiency and effectiveness
  • Responsive, prompt, impartial and equitable service
  • Provisioning for diversity
  • Upholding of human rights in the public service


Conflicting Laws and Unclear Employment Relationships Complicate Implementation of Collective Bargaining Agreements

Under Kenyan law, the definition of a Collective Bargaining Agreement, known specifically as “Collective Agreement”, is provided for in two pieces of legislation. Section 2 of the Labour Relations Act 2007 defines collective agreement as “…a written agreement concerning any terms and conditions of employment made between a trade union and an employer, group of […]

Copyright Infringement and Piracy Threats to Creativity

Kenya’s film, music and literature industry has witnessed tremendous growth over the years. This is evidenced by the increased number of radio and television stations, where for instance as at June 2017, Kenya had 66 television channels and 139 FM radio stations. In addition, there has been a steady increase in employment in publishing, motion […]

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Policy Formulation Process In Kenya

A Policy is a statement of Government intent Which articulates basic principles to be pursued to attain specific goals and actions. In the context of legislation, a policy is a document which outlines what a government or individual aims to achieve for a society as a whole

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