Promoting Collaboration between Institutions in Anti-Corruption Efforts
In Kenya, anti-corruption strategies and actions are not carried out at the behest of any one arm of government, agency or individual but are spread across many agencies. This demonstrates the need for separation of powers and collective exercise of power and shared responsibility in the fight against corruption. Read the latest KIPPRA POLICY MONITOR to learn more about what it will take to eradicate the vice.
Energy Key in the Achievement of Big Four Agenda
Electricity and petroleum are the major sources of energy in Kenya, with electricity consumption having increased by 2.9% in 2016 from 7,826.4 GWh to 8,053.2 GWh while petroleum consumption rose by about 6.5% from 4,738.50 thousand tonnes to 5,044.20 thousand tonnes in the same period. Read More
Harnessing Tourism Potential to Promote Regional Growth
The tourism sector is the second largest contributor of foreign exchange earnings in Kenya, contributing about 10 per cent to GDP and 9 per cent of total formal wage employment. The EAC seeks to market the region as a single tourism destination. So far, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda have adopted the EAC common visa to avoid multiple applications and issuance of visas to visitors. More in the Kenya Economic Report
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.
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.
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
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
National values are beliefs of a nation guiding the actions and behaviour of its citizens
Principles of Governance
these are principles that oblige the state to perform its functions in a manner that promotes the general well being of its people