Mount Kenya University Students Visit KIPPRA

As a part of its capacity building initiative targeting university students, KIPPRA hosted Mount Kenya University Economics Club members on the 26th of July 2019. The visit was hosted under the KIPPRA Mentorship Programme for University (KMPUs), which is designed to mentor the next generation of leaders and harness the link between academia and public […]

KIPPRA-Treasury Macro Model Supply-Side Macro Modeling

KIPPRA is collaborating with Statistics Norway (SSB) to develop a supply-side macroeconomic model toolkit for Kenya, encompassing different economic sectors including the petroleum sector as well as the blue economy. This is part of the wider Oil for Development (OfD) programme that has been ongoing since 2014 between the Kenyan government (represented by Ministry of […]

Characteristics of Kenyan MSMEs Relevant to the Proposed Kenya Credit Guarantee Scheme

Globally, there is no standard definition for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs). However, key attributes that are considered when defining them include the number of employees, turnover and capital. In Kenya, MSMEs are variously defined in different contexts. They are defined as enterprises that have 1-99 employees. Micro enterprises have less than 10 employees; […]

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Report on Drugs and Substance Abuse in Primary Schools

The National Agency for the Campaign against Drug Abuse (NACADA) in collaboration with the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) released a survey on the “Status of Drugs and Substance Abuse among Primary School Pupils in Kenya” on 19th of June 2019. The event took place at the Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi. The […]

Bee Bulking and Farmer Capacity Building in Bee Keeping: An Opportunity for Increasing Youth Employment and Food Security in Rural Areas

Bee keeping is an important economic activity in the arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) in Kenya. ASALs contribute 80% of honey production. Non-ASAL areas also practice bee keeping. There is a greater potential to produce honey and other hive products in the ASALs which make up about 80% of Kenya’s land area. ASALs have plentiful […]

Eye-Opening and Engaging Discussions at the KIPPRA Conference

The 2nd KIPPRA annual regional conference took place at the Sarova Whitesands Hotel, Mombasa, from the 11th to the 13th of June 2019. Themed ‘A Gendered Approach to Unlocking the Potential for Sustainable Development,’ the successful event brought together about 450 participants, including legislators, diplomats, national and county government officials and representatives of local, international […]

Community Policing in Kenya: Way Forward

Community policing is anchored on the premise that partnership between policing agencies and the communities they operate in is crucial in turning the tide against crime. Available reports indicate that policing agencies require support from local communities to prevent and/or reduce crime. This, therefore, calls for improved relationships between policing agencies and local communities as […]