About us

IDIA is a body corporate registered in the Republic of Kenya as a technical, training, policy and
research institution under the Companies Act Cap 486. The decision-making authority of IDIA
vests in the Board of Directors supported by an International Advisory Board consisting of
eminent professionals and development practitioners from the academia, business, industry,
civil society and public sectors. The International Advisory Board regularly audits the quality of
the academic and research programs of the Institute. The Academic Board ensures continuous
review, improvement and expansion of the training and academic programs in accordance
with the law and market demands.


To foster transformative leadership and sustanable development with excellence and integrity in Africa and the world


To be the most influential knowledge and social enterprise of excellence in Africa and the world.


ROMANS 12:2 “Do not conform any longer to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

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