The Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR) is an independent, indigenous and non-partisan private organisation established in 1994. It is a non-profit body mandated to conduct databased social science policy analysis and research, and training, with the aim of improving human welfare. IPAR shares its policy findings with the government of Kenya, its development partners, private sector, and civil society.
This programme seeks to strengthen democratic governance in Kenya and the East African Region, thereby promoting an organisation of the Kenyan society and the East African Region that are conducive to socio-economic development.Read more
Macroeconomic Policy Analysis
The broad objective of this programme is to analyse macroeconomic policies and their implications for the economy of Kenya.Read more
Real Sector: Agriculture and Industry
Research and policy analysis work focuses on the evolution of policies for promoting agricultural and industrial development.Read more
Social Sector: Education and Health
This programme aims at developing policies for resolving problems inhibiting the development of human capital in Kenya.Read more
Monitoring and Evaluation Programme
Through its competitive internship programme, the Institute is a major contributor to capacity building for young professionals seeking careers in policy research and analysis within government, private organisations and other institutions.