Strategic planning is a critical element for articulating a shared vision, and for building and sustaining partnerships that are necessary for Kenya National Alcohol Control and Policy Alliance (KAPA) to work on specific goals. The key to a strategic plan which is fit for purpose is to identify the needs that are shared by all our stakeholder groups and to ensure that these are clearly and fairly represented. However, for KAPA’s plan to be an effective and useful road map for the next three years, it needs to fully take into account and address the organisational, financial and programmatic strengths and limitations of the alliance.
KAPA begins its 2011-2013 planning cycle with a keen desire to see the organization better positioned and able to support its members in the coordination, development and implementation of evidence based alcohol control legislation and policies through advocacy and innovative programmes. This will however require that KAPA commits to organizational growth, recognize where its strengths lie and be selective about areas of focus and where it can add value.
The history of KAPA dates back to 2009 when