There are hundreds of business associations in Kenya and many are there to advocate for issues related to their sectors. Many are formed when people in one business sector need a powerful voice to push for policies that move their interests forward through advocacy. In order to carry out  this work effectively,, most associations have a secretariat directed by a board of directors to achieve the ends set out in the articles of association. 

Posted On Wednesday, 03 June 2020 11:21


Where does Public Policy fit in Governance? Is there any relation between Public Policy and Governance? How is this information important for Public Policy in Kenya?

Posted On Monday, 01 June 2020 23:51

How are public policies classified and why is it important to classify them?

Posted On Monday, 01 June 2020 23:29

Public Policy Documents

What documents are used in Public Policy and what documents does an officer deal with in advocacy? 

Posted On Monday, 01 June 2020 23:16


Policy Analysis is the generation of useful information that paints a picture of how a problem is manifested (e.g. prevalence, causal relationship and impact of a problem) and of viable alternatives to solve the problem in the form of advice. 

Posted On Monday, 01 June 2020 22:40



Are you looking for ways to do advocacy in Kenya? How can you shape and change public policy in Kenya for the benefit of your association or organisation?

Posted On Monday, 01 June 2020 22:24

By Kennedy Manyala

The signing of the Kigali Declaration on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), in March 2018, by African Heads of State and Government, marked a significant shift in expectations by Africa’s business community, for Africa’s future economic growth and development.

Posted On Monday, 18 May 2020 12:03

By Rosemary Okello-Orlale

As Kenyans, through the Ministry of Finance, Planning and National Development, are preparing for the budget for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year to be presented to the legislature for approval on 1st July 2019, the issue of heavy debt has captured the main narrative, clouding the importance of the budgeting strategy and process in Kenya.

Posted On Monday, 18 May 2020 12:00

By Julius Sigei

In the last few weeks there has been a raging debate about the entire system of royalty management since the music collecting societies - Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP), Performers Rights Society Kenya (PRISK) and Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) - distributed their royalties.

Posted On Monday, 18 May 2020 11:39

By Nephat Maritim

Since the announcement of the ‘Big Four Agenda’ last year, food security has been a major government priority. But public spending on agriculture does not reflect this, leaving smallholders, the majority producers of the country’s food, marginalised.

Posted On Monday, 18 May 2020 11:37

By Robert Shaw

The setting up of the earlier sugar factories such as Nzioa, Muhoroni, Sony and Mumias in the 1960s was driven by two main objectives: To help make the country more self-sufficient in sugar, and to create job opportunities in large swathes of Nyanza and Western provinces, where unemployment was high.

Posted On Monday, 18 May 2020 11:35
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