Urban Areas Performance Index 2017: Nairobi

John Mutua and Noah Wamalwa

Urban Areas Performance Index 2017: Nairobi    File Size: 443 kB Downloads: 52
Post Date:
06 September 2018

This brief shows performance of Nairobi city based on three areas, namely: service delivery, conditions for investment and governance. Performance this town was assessed using the Urban Areas Performance Index, a composite Index comprising 67 indicators (questions) that scores, on a scale of 0 (least performance) to 100 (best performance) points and ranks these urban areas.


Budget Analysis 2018

IEA Kenya

Budget Analysis 2018    File Size: 0 kB Downloads: 3616
Post Date:
22 June 2018

This analysis of Budget 2018/19 interrogates the extent to which it is aligned to the government fiscal consolidation agenda (lowering budget deficits). In particular, it focuses on big ticket expenditure items, how the overall budget will be financed and alludes to the effect of the foregoing on the “big four” economic plan that will be pursued by the government from 2018-2022.


Closing the Gap: Attaining Work Force Diversity and Pluralism in Kenya’s Private Sector

IEA Kenya

Closing the Gap: Attaining Work Force Diversity and Pluralism in Kenya’s Private Sector    File Size: 154 kB Downloads: 196
Post Date:
23 March 2018

The study aims at facilitating a common understanding of pluralism among all stakeholders in Kenya’s private sector. The findings provide a resource list for private sector organizations’ top leadership and management to learn more about diversity management and pluralism, with the goal of optimizing their organization’s approach to diversity management, and the ultimate realization of pluralistic workplaces.


Improving The Quality Of Service In Youth Polytechnics: A Demand-Led Approach To Skills Planning And Development

IEA Kenya, CTL and CEDGG

Improving The Quality Of Service In Youth Polytechnics: A Demand-Led Approach To Skills Planning And Development    File Size: 0 kB Downloads: 885
Post Date:
22 January 2018

Among the objectives of the education sector policy in Kenya is the realization of a Kenyan workforce that is well trained and specialized to international standards; to stimulate employment; and contribute to improved productivity, competitiveness and prosperity of individuals. Kenya, which aspires to become a middle income economy by the year 2030, can only realize an innovative economy through technological innovation. Skills acquired through Technical and Vocational
Education and Training (TVET) are essential in preparing students for a multiplicity of positions in the industry and the informal sector.


The New Development Bank As An Advocate Of Country Systems

Global Economic Governance

The New Development Bank As An Advocate Of Country Systems    |   File Size: 0 kB Downloads: 192   |   Post Date: 02 October 2017

 The New Development Bank (NDB) locates the use of country systems (UCS) at the core of its operational policies. While facilitating infrastructure financing through country systems holds significant financial and non-financial benefits for developing countries, the experiences of other multilateral development banks (MDBs) have highlighted some key challenges: increased risks, weak country systems, questionable commitment of member states to the UCS agenda, procurement challenges and capacity-building constraints. By analysing the NDB’s nascent approach to UCS and drawing on the experiences of traditional MDBs, this briefing offers recommendations to the NDB on how it can strengthen its UCS approach. It also raises pertinent considerations for the NDB, its member countries and others looking to join the bank as it considers expanding its membership.


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