The Initiative for Public Policy Analysis (IPPA) is Nigeria's public policy research institute or think tank. Founded in 2002, IPPA's major concern is with the principles and institutions underlying a free and open society, with particular focus on Africa and Nigeria.
We undertake a number of activities, among them research and advocacy on public policy issues. At present, our core areas of interests include development economics, trade, entrepreneurship, property rights, education, environment, health and security.
IPPA's mission is to serve as one of the leading promoters of social, economic and political freedom; to promote public understanding of the principles of a free and prosperous society such as property right, the rule of law, limited government, free enterprise and tolerant; and to help foster the emergence of a society where reliance on government solutions to all social and economic problem reduces and the human mind is appreciated as the ultimate resource. .
We are politically non-partisan
We do not accept funding from government or its agencies
We rely on donations from individuals, private sectors and foundations
Research is not directed by our supporters