The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi and the Afrobarometer will launch results from the Kenya Round 7 Survey on public perception on democracy and democratic processes in Kenya as well as the state of the economy. The launch will take place on Wednesday 25th January 2017 at the Nairobi Safari Club (Lillian Towers) from 10.am.
The Afrobarometer research team comprises Prof. Winnie V. Mitullah, Director, IDS, University of Nairobi; Dr Adams Oloo of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, UoN; and Dr Paul Kamau, Senior Research Fellow, IDS.
The last Afrobarometer results, Round 6, were released in Nairobi on 14th January 2016 and were based on Survey on infrastructure based on field-team observations in 35 African countries. Afrobarometer is an independent, non-partisan research project that measures social, political and economic atmosphere in Africa. It is managed by a network comprising Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), Ghana; Institute for Empirical Research in Political Economy (IREEP), Benin; Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA), South Africa and IDS, University of Nairobi.
Prof Mitullah is Afrobarometer’s Core Partner Project Director for the region while Mr Abel Oyuke is the Core Partner Programme Manager. They are assisted in handling National Partner (NP) tasks by Dr Kamau (IDS) and Dr Oloo and Dr Joshua Kivuva, both from the Political Science Department, University of Nairobi.