Youth Research Compendium

Institute of Economic Affairs

Youth Research Compendium    |   File Size: 7.83 MB Downloads: 9722   |   Post Date: 04 October 2012

That Kenya has a large and growing youthful population is an indisputable matter. The salience of this demographic feature found empirical confirmation during the National Population and Housing Census held in 2009. With the established fact of a youthful population come a number of certainties and uncertainties in the medium to long term for the country. Because Scenarios building provide a useful methodology for examining and holding conversations during periods of uncertainty, the opportunity opened up for the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA-Kenya) to undertake its second Scenarios project based on examining the question of a large and growing youthful population.


Existing Mechanism for the Public to Engage in Budget Making Process in Kenya

IEA Kenya

Existing Mechanism for the Public to Engage in Budget Making Process in Kenya    File Size: 0 kB Downloads: 366
Post Date:
17 July 2012

The objective of this manual is to raise awareness of the existing opportunities and avenues for the public to engage throughout the national budget cycle of Kenya as well as provide an overview of the principles underlying participatory budgeting and further outline best practices in participatory budgeting. It is expected that cumulatively through this manual civil society and generally public participation in the budget making processes would increase and the degree of inclusivity in decision making processes enhanced. Ultimately civil society members and local citizens would be well equipped with information and knowledge to be able to fully participate in budget making and be able to meaningfully influence public service delivery, planning and allocation of public resources. Additionally, it is assumed that CSOs representatives who participate in training on this manual would in turn pass on the skills and knowledge so gained to empower their constituents and the ripple effect is expected to bear inclusitivity in budgeting practices.


Applied Budget Work: Training of Trainers’ Manual

IEA Kenya

Applied Budget Work: Training of Trainers’ Manual    File Size: 0 kB Downloads: 1170
Post Date:
12 July 2012

This is a Training of Trainers’ (TOT) manuals intended for civil society organizations that work around budget issues supposed to demystify the budget and also encourage these organizations to understand that the budget can be used as a tool of accountability. As such it is intended to equip them with skill and techniques to undertake budget analysis as well as apply other budget work skills in order to effectively participate thoughout the budget cycle.


UNICEF Youth Review Investment


UNICEF Youth Review Investment    File Size: 453.52 kB Downloads: 13504
Post Date:
08 June 2012

This report is an attempt to assess the youth situation in Kenya by reviewing various Government of Kenya policy documents as well as United Nations (UN), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and World Bank publications. It also seeks to outline investments on youth by various actors.


KEYS Youth Scenarios Booklet 2011


KEYS Youth Scenarios Booklet 2011    File Size: 3.78 MB Downloads: 8170
Post Date:
15 November 2011

"KEYS" -   short form for Kenya Youth Scenarios - is a project by young people aimed at extrapolating what that conversation might look like. IEA-Kenya used the scenarios building methodology to conduct research and analysis in order to understand various forces at play in the youth sector, how they interact and what they may produce in the future. This booklet is therefore a documentation of what Kenya’s youth perceive to be the possible scenarios Kenya will have to face by 2031.


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