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The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA)

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous public institute 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.


To be the leading institute in public policy research and analysis; an international centre of excellence.


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

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity

The Institute undertakes the following activities

  • Conducts objective research and analysis on public policy issues with the goal of providing advice to policy makers.
  • Provides advisory and technical services on public policy issues to the Government, government agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • Collects and analyses relevant data on public policy and disseminates its research findings to a wide range of stakeholders through workshops/conferences, internal seminars,...
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