The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is an autonomous Public Institute. KIPPRA conducts research and analysis leading to policy advice to government and the private sector. The institute's work focuses on poverty, budget negotiation framework, globalisation and labour market analysis, costs and benefits of child labour, KIPPRA-TRESURY macro-modelling for forcasting, divesification, competitiveness and regional coperation, micro infrastructure.
Some of KIPPRAs' activities are:
conducting objective research and analysis of public issues with the goal of providing information for use in policy formulation and implementation
collecting and analysing data on public policy and disseminating findings to policy makers and the general public
creating an electronic documentation and information centre (e-library) for use by KIPPRA researchers, the government, national universities, and the general public
organizing symposia, conferences, workshops and other meetings of public interest
developing and maintain research resources and database on public policy and related issues and makimg these available to the government, the private sector and academic institutions.
The Institute is also involved in research. There are five broad primary research divisions:
infrastructure and economic services
private sector development
KIPPRA is involved in building capacity in policy analysis for government officers. The institute networks with similar national regional and international institutions for the purpose of gaining local and international experiences, dissemination of policy findings and quality control. The website provides KIPPRA researchers profiles, details of collaborators, publications and events.