Advisory Services – Institute of Policy Research And Analysis

Advisory Services

Advisory Services

Our Practice Areas

We provide services to the world’s leading institutions, governments, and businesses in developing countries in the areas of investment, trade and economic integration, tax policy and administration, revenue risk management, tax planning, public expenditure management, poverty and social protection financing, labour and employment.

As a regional organization, with over 15 years local presence in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, IPRA understands the realities and unique challenges on the ground. Our ability to forge strong relationships with international partners allows us to offer our clients the quality of services that we believe is unrivaled anywhere.

Our reputation is based on providing objective advice and analysis, accuracy, precision and a commitment to high quality.

Areas of Expertise

  • Antitrust and competition
  • Building capacity for trade (policy) analysis
  • Building capacity for trade negotiations
  • Compliance with standards and SPS requirements
  • Conformity assessment (accreditation, certification and testing laboratories) covering Sanitary and Phytosanitary issues and well as TBT
  • Customs and administration
  • Developing country trade/export promotion and investment strategy
  • Dispute settlement and international arbitration
  • Intellectual property
  • Post-accession technical assistance
  • Technical assistance to producers in Sanitary and Phytosanitary issues
  • Post-accession technical assistance
  • Regional integration process
  • Trade facilitation
  • Trade negotiations process

  • Building capacity for tax analysis
  • Natural resource taxation
  • Tax administration
  • Tax planning
  • Tax policy & administration
  • Revenue risk management
  • Risk management of tax compliance
  • Tax revenue forecasting
  • Transfer pricing

  • Agricultural commodities
  • Agriculture
  • Fishing
  • Food security issues
  • Minerals
  • Oil and gas
  • Support to strengthen the competitiveness of horticultural industry through technical assistance and training in food safety, business skills and farmers linkages, as well as well as technical advice and assistance in market access, private standards, and regulatory requirements
  • Provision of specialist advice and support relating to: SPS regulations, international standards, and private industry standards
  • provision of specialist advice and support relating to food security
  • Analysis of the evolution of the trades and needs in the sector
  • Provision of specialist advice and support policies to build productive capacity, inspire innovation, and enhance the sustainability and competitiveness of the private sector.
  • Agricultural commodities
  • Banking
  • Gaming
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Information technology
  • Insurance
  • Lodging
  • Publishing and visual arts
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Securities and finance (Investment advisory services
  • Statistical sampling and analysis
  • Labour and employment
  • Poverty analysis