Launch of Kenya’s Urban Areas Performance Index Report 2017Post Date: 2018-09-05
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 weak urban planning and management and a resultant rise in informal settlement due to weak implementation coordination. In the coming to effect of devolution from 2013, there have been renewed
efforts for better urban governance and management through formulation of the National Urban Development Policy and the Urban Areas and Cities legislation.
The Era of Digitalization in the Manufacturing SectorPost Date: 2018-04-12
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 in a bid to move the economy from a low middle income to an upper middle-income country by the year 2030.
Launch of the Study on Middle ClassPost Date: 2016-12-15
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 not democracies. Although democratization does not solely depend on the existence of a middle class, there is some evidence for the potential of the middle class to contribute substantially to the process. For Kenya, a country with a growing middle class that is not fully democratic, it is a claim worth investigating.
Launch of Policy Brief on State of the Implementation of the Micro and Small Enterprises Act 2012Post Date: 2015-09-30
Launch of the Open Budget Survey 2015Post Date: 2015-09-10
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