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 …
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.
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
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.
This is an annual inter-departmental KIPPRA-Wide Survey (KWS) that is aimed at undertaking research that will culminate in 2021 KIPPRA Annual Regional Conference. This is undertaken across various departments.
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.
The research is aimed at: Assessing the implications of AfCFTA on Kenya Establishing welfare gains of AfCFTA ‘ Analyzing AfCFTA as an initiative for industrialization and economic development. This is being done by the Trade and Foreign Policy Department.
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 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 …