KIPPRA Holds a Roundtable Breakfast Meeting to Discuss Implications of Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

KIPPRA held a roundtable breakfast meeting on 24th February 2021 with stakeholders from public and private institutions to discuss the implications of Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on Kenya. The roundtable brought together representatives from ICT Authority, Kenya Association of Manufacturers ( KAM), National Council for Persons with Disability(NCPWDs) and The Association of Professional …

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State and Non-State Justice System to Strengthen the Rule of Law

The objective of the research is to:  Analyze the effectiveness of   plea bargaining in the criminal justice system in Kenya  Analyze the effectiveness of Retributive justice vs Restorative justice  Analyze the state of the judiciary and administration of justice in Kenya   Identify different justice needs for the for women youth and the marginalized  Identify mechanisms to which justice can work for women youth and the marginalized  This is being undertaken by the Governance Department.   

Harnessing Innovation gains in Kenya

The objective of this research is to:   Provide a situation analysis of innovation in Kenya aimed at drawing out the institutional and policy gaps  Build a Fintech Index for Kenya at national and across counties  Understand and document the initiatives in Kenya that adopt fintech and saving   Access the role of fintech in savings mobilization in Kenya  Carry out a study on the main innovation models     Propose an appropriate innovation model(s) for Kenya.   This is being undertaken by the Private Sector Development Department 

Building Smart Cities in Kenya

This is aimed at:   Reviewing policy and legal frameworks towards building smart cities in Kenya  Exploring smart city applications, including their opportunities and challenges for urban growth and development.   This is under the Infrastructure and Economic Services Department. 

Adequacy of Preparation of Learners for Labour Market in Context of Competency based Curriculum (CBC).

The objective of the research is to: Establish the diverse labour market needs in context of future of work  Assess link between CBC and CBET on one hand and labour market needs   Identify interventions towards strengthening link between education, training and labour market.   This is being undertaken under the Social Sector Department. 

Achieving Food Security and Nutrition through Food Safety, Standards and Quality

The objective of this study is to:   Assess the status of agricultural food safety and standards in Kenya  Evaluate the structures and procedures for production, handling, storage and sale of agricultural food in Kenya   Assess the implications of unsafe agricultural foods on the health of the population   Evaluate the link between food security and food safety.   The research is under the Productive Sector Department.  

KIPPRA Takes Mentorship Programme To Kisii University

KIPPRA organized a two-day KIPPRA Mentorship Programme for Universities (KMPUs) event from 18th to 19th February 2021 at Kisii University Main Campus. The event aimed at sensitizing students on Kenya’s development agenda and the public policy making process. Moreover, the programme is also meant to support researchers in universities to prioritize their research so that …

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