Press Releases (7 Found )

Launch of Media Innovation to Support Citizens Engagement on Public Procurement Issues

Nairobi, Monday 22 July 2019 – The Nation Media Group (NMG) has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the establishment of an Open Contracting (O.C) portal that will provide open data on public procurement data to the public. The O.C portal will enable visibility for media story linkages, data-backed storytelling, access […]

Launch of the White Paper on the Unintended Effects of Kenya’s Alcohol Regulation Policies

Nairobi, April 30, 2019: Kenya needs to develop a more comprehensive policy if its fight against illicit alcohol is to succeed, according to a new analysis of the regulation of alcohol in the country by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA-Kenya).

Launch of Kenya’s Urban Areas Performance Index Report 2017

Nairobi, Kenya, 05th September 2018 – Kenya has witnessed rapid urbanization since independence. In fact, 50% of the population is projected to be urbanized by the year 2030. In recognition of the emerging challenges the Government initiated various plans and strategies for example, Growth Center Policy of the 1970 that did not succeed in addressing […]

The Era of Digitalization in the Manufacturing Sector

Nairobi, Kenya, 12th April 2018 -The matter of the moment has to do with the Big 4 Agenda items fronted by President Kenyatta in his final term in office; one of which is manufacturing. The government plans to create 1.3 million manufacturing jobs by 2022 and use manufacturing to pave the way for Kenya’s future […]

Launch of the Study on Middle Class

Nairobi, Kenya, 15th December 2016 – Discussions about the the middle class in developing countries tend to focus on its potential to strengthen democracy in the respective countries. The evidence for this lacks a sound basis because not all democracies have had a significant middle class and some countries with a large middle class are […]

Launch of Policy Brief on State of the Implementation of the Micro and Small Enterprises Act 2012

Nairobi, Kenya, 30th September 2015 – Kenya’s informal sector largely comprising of workers in Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs), employs millions of adult Kenyans. In an effort to promote, develop and regulate the sector, the Micro and Small Enterprise Act 2012 embodies the needs of small businesses. According to the Institute of Economic Affairs and […]

Launch of the Open Budget Survey 2015

Nairobi, Kenya, 10th September 2015 – Kenya failed to increase the amount of national budget information it provides to citizens enough to be considered sufficiently transparent, according to the International Budget Partnership’s Open Budget Survey 2015. The report, the fifth of its kind, is the world’s only independent, comparative survey of budget transparency, citizen participation, […]