The objective of this research is to review all the key policies, regulations and laws and identify policy gaps in the development of nuclear programme in Kenya. This research will be undertaken by Infrastructure and Economic Services Department.
The objective of this research is to assess drivers of morbidities in Kenya and interventions to reduce health inequalities in the country. The study will done by Social Sector Department
Human capital is fundamental for sustained economic development. However, COVID 19 has caused various disruptions in the country’s human resource development; and has long-term implications for country’s skills development. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on sustainable development efforts, hitting hard the most vulnerable groups and sectors such as children and education. The pandemic pushed population to poverty and unemployment. The study will assess implications of COVID 19 on human capital development with specific focus on labour market; drivers and interventions of addressing morbidities and health outcomes; and identify mechanisms for building resilient systems for human capital development in the Country. This research will be done by Social Sector Department.
Trade policy environment provides for regulations and agreement that control exports and imports in the country. Kenya is a signatory to multilateral, regional and bilateral agreements all geared towards enhancing Kenya’s market access. Its therefore important to establish how the trade policy space will promote trade competitiveness, product diversification and inclusiveness. The objective of this research is to analyze trade competitiveness diagnostics for Kenya, establish trade competitiveness and innovation of the Kenyan firms and analyze effect of economic diplomacy on product diversification in Kenya.
This research will be done by Productive Sector Department. The objective of this research is to Assess the food systems amid shocks and stressors and their effects on food security in Kenya. Food systems have been adversely affected by various shocks such as Covid-19, Locusts, extreme weather conditions among others and has affected access to food for majority of Kenyans.
This will be done by the Macroeconomics Department. The focus of the analysis is modelling KIPPRA-Treasury Macro Model (KTMM) supply side framework. The objective is to support analysis of macroeconomic policy through use of macro models that are based on the Kenyan economy. This will support active participation in the policy formulation process. The analysis is a buildup on the completed preliminary supply side model expected at June 30th, 2021. The modeling tools are key inputs towards informing policy in the country. Research analysis and updating the models enables the output to remain current and dynamic regarding emerging policy issues.
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.