Who We Are

Welcome Note

Welcome to the official website of the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR-Rwanda). The IPAR-Rwanda is the leading independent, not-for-profit research and policy analysis Think Tank in Rwanda. It became fully functional in 2008 with the support of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

The IPAR mission is to enhance evidence-based policy making through research and policy analysis to improve policy and impact change in Rwanda, We aim at becoming an independent internationally recognized Research, and Policy Analysis Centre that promotes a culture of dialogue and debate in Rwanda.

This website provides fundamental information on our vision, strategic objectives, values, research areas, on-going projects, publications, research partnerships and opportunities. Thank you for visiting our website. We look forward to a continued engagement with you.

Eugenia Kayitesi, Executive Director