The Economic Policy Research Network is formally registered with the Rwanda Governance Board as a national non-governmental organization (Registration No 240/RGB/NGO/2017), and its mission is to contribute to the evidence based policy making in Rwanda and capacity strengthening through offering professional trainings, creating networking opportunities, carrying out high quality research and timely dissemination of research findings.
EPRN responds to economic policy gaps created mainly by limited quality and informative research and the challenge of human capacity in terms of number of economic researchers and active involvement. So far the network has more than 1600 members (economists and related fields at Masters and PhD level) from public and private institutions, independent local researchers, academicians and international researchers.
EPRN carries out research and consultancy in the fields of financial and monetary policy, socio-economic development, regional integration, inclusive growth, green growth and environmental protection, agriculture, social protection, policy research and analysis; and the overall objective is to make a high quality research to inform policy making in Rwanda.
The Economic Policy Research Network is formally registered with the Rwanda Governance Board as a national non-governmental organization (Registration No 240/RGB/NGO/2017) to accomplish the following objectives:
EPRN aspires to evolve into a paragon of excellence that serves as a point of reference for best practices in economic policy research and analysis in Rwanda and beyond.
In that respect, its operations will be guided by the following core values abbreviated as: “TRIPS”: Team spirit, Results oriented, Innovativeness and Professionalism.