The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter— Izaak Walton


The East African Policy Research Institute (EAPRI), an independent and non-profit policy think tank that aims to bridge the gap between research, policy and practice in the East African region is formally incorporated in the United States on the 9th of February 2018. 


At EAPRI, we believe in the power of critical information in creating change agents and building a stable nation and creating brighter future for its people. Hence, we earnestly seek to make a thoughtful leadership contribution in harnessing the opportunities and overcoming the challenges in the region.


Our institute is equipped with the necessary talent, motivation and infrastructure, to produce empirical evidence that inform policy formulation, to facilitate policy dialogue and create consensus on pressing policy matters, to strengthen capacity in policy evidence utilization and implementation and to provide consultancy, advisory and advocacy services in the region.


We look forward to collaborating with individuals, governmental and non-governmental organizations in the region and elsewhere in contributing our share towards democratic transition, peace and prosperity in the region.







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EAPRI aims to fill the gap between research, policy and practice not only by providing objective policy research that influence policy agenda and choices but also by strengthening capacity in policy evidence utilization and political commitment for its implementation. 

At EAPRI, we believe in the power of critical information in building a brighter future. Our focus is on the opportunities and challenges of attaining the development visions and goals of the nations of East Africa region. Currently having our East African Office located in Addis Ababa, we are collaborating with governmental and non-governmental organizations to provide evidences that influence policy in the region. In Ethiopia, we are currently working on, among others, urban social reconstruction, youth development and employment, dialogue and reconciliation, and rural development and food safety.