THE KENYA INSTITUTE OF PLANNERS (KIP) is a professional body of planners incorporated in 1999. The overall objective of the Institute is to enhance the art and science of sustainable local community, city (urban) and regional planning and development; and to advance the growth of the theory and practice of planning.
The Role and Functions of the Institute focuses on the Kenyan Society in the Institute’s quest to be a competent player and stakeholder in change and transformation of the society and in supporting market economy in the country. In this regard, the Institute has embarked on innovating better ways of pursuing its goal of championing effective planning of the spatial environment that is efficient with respect to:
KIP is governed by an elected Council of volunteer members who work with Institute staff and volunteers carrying out the work of the profession – including:
Professional members of KIP are forward thinking individuals who work in both the public and private sectors, in many different fields of planning – including land-use and development, municipal and regional planning, resource and environmental management, policy planning and law, heritage conservation, transportation planning, economic development, urban design, and more…