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Kenya Economic Report 2017
An Assessment of Healthcare Delivery in Kenya under the Devolved System
KIPPRA Policy Monitor

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Who We Are

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous public institution that was established in May 1997 through a Legal Notice and commenced operations in June 1999. In January 2007, His Excellency the President signed the KIPPRA Bill into law and the KIPPRA Act No. 15 of 2006 commenced on 1st February 2007.The Institute is thus an autonomous Think Tank established under an Act of Parliament.

 Our Mission

To provide quality public policy advice to the Government of Kenya by conducting objective research and analysis and through capacity building in order to contribute to the achievement of national development goals.

Our Vision

An international centre of excellence in public policy research and analysis

Our Core Values

  • Professionalism and ethics in service delivery
  • Fair competition and merit in appointments and promotion
  • Good governance, transparency and accountability
  • Efficiency and effectiveness
  • Responsive, prompt, impartial and equitable service
  • Provisioning for diversity
  • Upholding of human rights in the public service


Energy Consumption and the Rising Prices in Kenya: What are the Implications?  

Energy is at the heart of any economic transformation. It runs and powers industries, commercial enterprises and households, and forms a key input in almost all the goods and services produced and consumed in the modern-day economy. Moreover, investments on energy also trickle down to various sectors of the economy, thus spurring economic growth. With […]

Has the Boy Child in Kenya been Excluded in the Gender Equality Agenda? A Perspective from the Education Sector

Emerging perceptions and public debate in Kenya tend to suggest that the boy child has been left behind in the gender equality agenda. This motion further gained momentum following the release of the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Primary Examination (KCPE) results where girls seemed to take top positions. Individuals, groups and activists rushed to media […]

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Policy Formulation Process In Kenya

A Policy is a statement of Government intent Which articulates basic principles to be pursued to attain specific goals and actions. In the context of legislation, a policy is a document which outlines what a government or individual aims to achieve for a society as a whole



National Values & Principles of Governance

National Values
National values are beliefs of a nation guiding the actions and behaviour of its citizens
Principles of Governance
these are principles that oblige the state to perform its functions in a manner that promotes the general well being of its people

KIPPRA Service Delivery Charter


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