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Research Programmes

KIPPRA has seven research divisions namely: Governance Division, Infrastructure and Economic Services Division, Macroeconomics Division,Private Sector Development …

Capacity Building

In delivering on its core mandate, KIPPRA undertakes various capacity building activities for the government and private sector stakeholders through tailor-made short training courses…


KIPPRA publishes research works under the following series: Kenya Economic Report, Discussion papers, Working papers, Policy Briefs, Special papers/reports and policy monitor …

Who We Are

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous public institute 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.


An International center of excellence in public policy research and analysis


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

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Market Analysis

The economy remained fairly resilient in the first quarter of 2017, growing at 4.7 percent despite the drought conditions and subdued credit to the private sector. However, growth was lower compared to 5.3 percent growth in the first quarter of 2016.

Domestic Commodity Prices

Food inflation declined to 14.8 percent in June 2017 from 20.0 percent in May 2017 following improved weather conditions which supported significant reductions in prices of key seasonal and quick growing food items.

The money market is where financial instruments with high liquidity and very short maturities are traded. The maturities usually range from overnight to just under a year. Among the most common money market instruments are eurodollar deposits, negotiable certificates of deposit (CDs), bankers

Treasury securities (such as bills, notes and bonds) are conservative instruments that have stood for decades as a bastion of safety in the turbulence of the investment markets, hence attracting both individual and institutional investors worlsdwide. Backed by the full faith and credit of the government

Capital markets are a broad category of markets facilitating the buying and selling of equity (stocks) and debt securities for medium-term and long-term durations, of one year or more. Capital markets channel savings and investment between suppliers of capital such as retail investors

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