KIPPRA launched its annual flagship report, the Kenya Economic Report on 10th February 2022.Themed “Kenya in COVID-19 Era: Fast Tracking Recovery and Delivery of the Big Four Agenda”, the report provides evidence-based policy recommendations to accelerate recovery of the economy in the COVID-19 era to ensure the Government development agenda, the Big Four Agenda, is realized.
The report was officially launched by Chief Administrative Secretary, The National Treasury and Planning Hon. Eric Simiyu Wafukho on behalf of Cabinet Secretary, The National Treasury and Planning at a ceremony attended by KIPPRA Board Chair Prof. Ben Sihanya, Executive Dr Rose Ngugi and representatives of 75 public, private and non-governmental institutions.
Speaking at the launch Hon. Eric Wafukho noted that the output from the Kenya Economic Report will influence development priorities in the fourth medium term plan. KIPPRA Board Chair Prof. Ben Sihanya stated that the report recognizes the Big Four Agenda as key enabler of Kenya’s economic recovery, Dr Ngugi on her part emphasized on the need to accelerate investment in agriculture as the sector remains bedrock of Kenya’s economy.
KIPPRA Executive Director Dr Rose Ngugi gives an overview of the report