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Once again, KIPPRA was at the 17th edition of the Nairobi International Book Fair. The event whose theme was Catch the Reading Bug was held at the Sarit Centre, Westlands, Nairobi, from 24 to 28 September, 2014.
The book fair was marked by several other events including book march to kick off from Kenya National Library Services (KNLS) headquarters through the central business district to Sarit Centre, the Wahome Mutahi literary award, digital workshop on digital publishing in Africa and beyond, children’s activities, book launches, author signings, seminars, and digital writing competition for schools. Also, there was the “Big Debate” where scholars, teachers, publishers and other book lovers brain stormed on the topic The Critic is Dead.
During the book fair, the institute showcased its publications. Members of the public thus had an opportunity to interact with KIPPRA staff and learn more about the institute and its products.
KIPPRA has produced over 400 research papers and client reports covering various policy issues in different sectors of the Kenyan economy, and over 80 policy papers and policy briefs.