Mohammed Duba

Enhancing Peace and Security in Kenya through Mitigation of Climate Change

Introduction Climate change is among the greatest risks to peace and security in the 21st century. Climate change is not a direct cause of armed conflicts, but it indirectly increases the risk of conflict by exacerbating existing factors such as social, economic, and environmental conflicts. The intensity violence arising from livestock grazing lands is associated …

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Rejuvenating Local Manufacturing in the Context of Secondhand Economy

There has been an emotive debate to limit growth and eventual elimination of secondhand goods in Kenya. The recent attempt to ban the importation of secondhand imported minibuses, midibuses, and large buses was immediately protested by the United Kingdom owing to the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) it has with Kenya. Previous attempts in Kenya to …

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Overcoming Hurdles to Sustain Growth of Financial Technology in Kenya

Introduction Financial technology (fintech) automates and improves the delivery and usage of financial services. It enables businesses and individuals to effectively carry out operations and financial transactions using specialized coded software and algorithms used on computers and, more increasingly, on smartphones. Such computer programmes and technology enable banking and financial services to better unbundle their products …

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KIPPRA Commemorates World AIDS Day

KIPPRA commemorated World AIDS Day on 1st December 2022 by sensitizing staff on HIV/AIDS and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) prevention and management. The sensitization was undertaken by officers from National Syndemic Diseases Control Council (NSDCC). Staff were also voluntarily screened for NCDs and HIV. The commemoration ended with distribution of polo shirts to all staff.

Induction of County Executive Committee Members

KIPPRA Policy Analyst Mr Paul Odhiambo participated in the induction workshop for County Executive Committee Members (CECMs) in charge of Trade, Industry, Manufacturing, Enterprise Development and Tourism from 6th to 9th December 2022 in Mombasa. The induction workshop which was organized by the Council of Governors brought together CECMs from all the 47 counties. Mr …

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KIPPRA Participates in 57th AERC Biannual Workshop

KIPPRA Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi participated in the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) 57th Biannual Research Workshop. Themed “African Economies: Recoveries under Multiple Shocks”, the workshop was graced by Cabinet Secretary, The National Treasury and Economic Planning Prof Njuguna Ndung’u and Zambia’s Finance Minister Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane. The conference brought together high-level policymakers, researchers, …

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Dissemination Workshop on Cross Economy Analysis Report

KIPPRA in collaboration with World Resources Institute (WRI) hosted a stakeholder dissemination workshop on cross economy analysis report on the models used in assessing green transitions in agriculture and energy sectors in Kenya. The event which was held on 30th November 2022 brought together representatives from WRI, New Climate Economy, Counties and stakeholders from agriculture …

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Dissemination Workshop of Cross Economy Analysis Report

KIPPRA, in collaboration with World Resources Institute (WRI), hosted a stakeholder dissemination workshop of a cross economy analysis report on the models used in assessing green transitions in agriculture and energy sectors in Kenya. The event, which was held on 30th November 2022, brought together representatives from WRI, New Climate Economy, Counties and stakeholders from …

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