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YP Training Programme Begins in Earnest

The KIPPRA Young Professionals (YPs) cohort 2020/21 have undergone training on various capacity building courses which include: Governance structures in a devolved system of government; public policy process (PPMP) and currently are currently being trained on applied research methods and tools for policy analysis. The governance structures in a devolved system of government took place …

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Insightful Discussions at Two-Day Researchers’ Workshop

KIPPRA conducted a two-day researchers’ workshop to discuss various issues aimed at streamlining public policy research and analysis activities and processes. The workshop began with a presentation of key issues identified in the course of reviewing research papers. Among the issues highlighted included identification and development of a quality concept for a research study; putting …

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KIPPRA Graduates 17th Cohort of Young Professionals

KIPPRA held a graduation ceremony for the 2019/2020 Young Professionals (YPs) to celebrate their achievements and completion of their one-year intensive training programme. The YP Programme is KIPPRA’s flagship capacity development programme that graduates 10-14 officers each year. The programme was initiated from the need to lay a strong foundation on public policy making and …

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New Board Directors’ Induction By Management

New Board of Directors who recently joined KIPPRA were taken through an induction process where the management staff explained the functions of various research and non-research departments. The new Board Directors got an overview of the institute’s structure, strategic plan, workplan and performance contract targets for the current financial year as well the staff capacities …

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Two New Directors Join KIPPRA Board

The KIPPRA Board recently welcomed two new Directors: Ms Phoebe Ann Nkaabu and Dr Chris Galgalo Ali. Ms. Nkaabu is a communications specialist with eleven (11) years’ experience in the communication sector. Her expertise includes public relations, public speaking, creative writing, media relations, print media content development, personal and organizational branding, community mobilization and advocacy. …

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KIPPRA Collaborates with Partners to Launch County Reports

KIPPRA Board Chairperson Dr Linda Musumba and Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi display some of the 47 County Budget Briefs. The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) in collaboration with Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), UNICEF, UN-Women and UNDP launched the County Budget Briefs, County Poverty Briefs and Women Empowerment Briefs …

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KIPPRA’s 3rd Regional Conference Goes Virtual

The third KIPPRA Annual Regional Conference was successfully held from 28th to 30th July 2020. The annual conference is one of the Institute’s key calendar events that provides a platform for diverse stakeholders to discuss an important policy issue. Unlike the previous two conferences, this year’s event was held virtually due to the constraints of the COVID-19 …

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KIPPRA Visits Marakwet School to Assess Learners with Disability

Dr Mathew Muma from KIPPRA supports the assessing doctor by holding a wheelchair. KIPPRA, in collaboration with the National Council for Persons for Disability (NCPWD), visited Kipsaina Primary School in Elgeyo Marakwet County on 17th March 2020. The visit was part of preparations for KIPPRA’s upcoming regional conference in June, which will focus on enhancing inclusivity …

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KIPPRA Holds Validation Workshop for 2020 Kenya Economic Report

As part of the process of producing its annual, statutory economic report, KIPPRA held a validation workshop to seek stakeholders’ input to its upcoming Kenya Economic Report 2020. The validation workshop, which was held in Nairobi on March 6th 2020, saw the presentation of the following chapters of the report: Macro-economic performance and inclusivity in …

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