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

  • - 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



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