Collaborative Research

KIPPRA Partners with the Brookings Institution

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) was commissioned by the Agricultural Sector Coordinating Unit (ASCU) to undertake functional analysis of two ministries. The aim objective of the analysis is to assess whether the Ministries of Livestock Development and Fisheries are equipped to effectively undertake their mandate, fulfill their Vision and achieve […]

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KIPPRA Partners with the Brookings Institution

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is among five African Think Tanks that have established a partnership with The Brookings Institution’s Africa Growth Initiative (AGI). This partnership seeks to promote high quality research on Africa economic development as well as structural information with a particular focus on agriculture for the period […]

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Functional Analysis of Ministries

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) was commissioned by the Agricultural Sector Coordinating Unit (ASCU) to undertake functional analysis of two ministries. The aim objective of the analysis is to assess whether the Ministries of Livestock Development and Fisheries are equipped to effectively undertake their mandate, fulfill their Vision and achieve […]

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Cluster Analysis of the Kenyan Economy

The National Economic and Social Council (NESC) during its 17th Council meeting held on May 29-30th 2009, recommended the adoption of a cluster development strategy as part of regional and national competitiveness strategies. Accordingly, priority sectors were identified for the initial implementation of the cluster strategy. These are: transport and logistics at the Port of […]

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Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies

The food, fuel and financial crisis of 2008 brought to sharp focus the urgent need for continuous updated information on food and agricultural policies. The agricultural sector plays an instrumental role in economic growth, poverty reduction and food security. According to the World Development Report 2008, the agricultural sector has continued to perform poorly despite […]

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Building Climate Change Resilience Initiative

he Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) is a regional policy research and advocacy network, based in Pretoria (Republic of South Africa) whose operations are informed by regional food security policy frameworks and processes in Africa. FANRPAN was formed in 1997 in response to a call in 1994 by Agriculture Ministers from […]

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Is there Need for an East African Commodity Exchange?

In the East African Community (EAC) region, the food production, processing and preparation sector is a key in the economies of the member states. It is estimated that between 70 and 80 per cent of the labour force of the EAC is involved in the food sector. Between 24 and 48 per cent of the […]

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