KIPPRA and the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), outlining areas of collaboration between the two institutions. Among the areas of partnership include: undertaking joint research on areas of mutual interest, undertaking both human and institutional capacity building, plan and hold joint policy seminars and conferences, holding of joint research workshops to disseminate research findings and development of various policies.
The signing ceremony was attended by KIPPRA Executive Dr Rose Ngugi and NSSF CEO/Managing Trustee Dr Antony Omerikwa. In her remarks, Dr Ngugi noted that KIPPRA is committed to its mandate of developing capacities in public policy research and analysis and assisting the Government in the process of policy formulation and implementation and will continue to collaborate with different institutions with the main aim of promoting achievement of national development goals. Dr Omerikwa, on his part, welcomed the inking of the partnership and reiterated NSSF’s commitment to making the collaboration a success.