Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability Assessment

KIPPRA in collaboration with various partners is currently conducting a Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) assessment on six counties: Kajiado, Baringo, Makueni, West Pokot, Nakuru and Kakamega. KIPPRA researchers are preparing county reports.

An Assessment of Health Care Delivery in Kenya under Devolved System

Provision of and access to quality health care is fundamental in human capital development, with the global objective being to ensure a healthy, skilled and productive population for sustainable development. In Kenya, access to quality health care is a basic right granted by various articles in the 2010 Constitution. Among the functions devolved to the county level is “county health services” – essentially, primary health care services, while the national level focuses on policy and national referral services. In early 2017, the Institute designed a study to assess health care delivery in the Country under devolved system.

The objective of the study was to assess the changes brought about by some key policy reforms aimed at improving the delivery and uptake of health care services in the country since the accession to devolution in 2013. This was achieved through an assessment of the extent of interaction between target communities and their respective county governments in planning and budgeting for the delivery of health care. A further objective was to explore Kenyans’ uptake of and perceptions on primary health care services in the context of a devolved system in the country. Against the backdrop of previous evaluations, the study identifies areas in which public health care has improved under devolution, while also highlighting those of persisting constraints.

Study findings will be shared on July 27, 2017 at Kenya School of Government (KSMS) during a KIPPRA workshop. The workshop has been co-organized with African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA), Tanzania.

Monitoring and Analyzing food and agriculture policies (MAFAP)

Developing Trans-formative Leadership for Africa’s Socio-economic Leap-forward

KIPPRA is collaborating with Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) to develop 2018 Africa Capacity Report ( ACR2018)  whose theme is ‘Developing Transformative Leadership for Africa’s Socio-economic Leap-forward’. This is an important assignment given the critical role of leadership in implementation of the continent’s Agenda 2063 and Agenda 2030 (Sustainable Development Goals).  The two agendas recognize the critical role of leadership as a key factor and enabler for Africa’s transformation and the achievement.  In this study,  KIPPRA’s researchers are required to review the existing literature, secondary data and interviews with key informants in order to prepare the Africa Capacity Report within a period of two months.

Climate Change Agricultural Production Trade and Food Security in East African Community