Who We Are

Historical Background

The Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR-Rwanda) is the leading independent, not-for-profit research and policy analysis Think Tank in Rwanda, with a reputation for conducting high qualityresearch and policy analysis and promotion of a culture of debate and dialogue on policy issues.

It became fully functional in May 2008 with initial start-up support from the Government of Rwanda, technical and operational support from the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and Canada’s International Development Research Center (IDRC).