Assessing Poaching Activities in National Parks in Kenya a Case Study of Tsa Vo East National Park

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ........................................................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL ................................................................................................................................................. ii

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................................................. iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ........................................................................................................................... iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS .............................................................................................................................. v

LIST OF TABLES ..................................................................................................................................... viii

LIST OF FIGURES ..................................................................................................................................... ix

LIST OF ACRONYMS ................................................................................................................................ x

CHAPTER ONE ................................................................................................................................ 1

1.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 1

1.1 Background ............................................................................................................................................. 1

I.I.I Tsavo East National Park ..................................................................................................................... 2

1.2 Statement of the prob I em ....................................................................................................................... 3

1.3 Objectives of the study ............................................................................................................................ 3

1.4 Research questions .................................................................................................................................. 3

1.5 Scope of the study ................................................................................................................................... 4

1.5. I Geographical scope .............................................................................................................................. 4

1.5.2 Subject scope ........................................................................................................................................ 4

1.6 Significance of the study ......................................................................................................................... 4

CHAPTER TWO ............................................................................................................................... 5

LITERATURE REVIEW ........... , ...................................................................................................... 5

2.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. S

2.1 The Tsavo East National Park ................................................................................................................. 5

2.1.1 Major attractions in the park ................................................................................................................ 5

2.1.2 Poaching activities in the park ............................................................................................................. 6

CHAPTER THREE ........................................................................................................................... 8

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY ....................................................................................................... 8

3.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 8

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3.1 Research design ....................................................................................................................................... 8

3.2 Study area ................................................................................................................................................ 8

3.3 Population and sample ............................................................................................................................ 8

3.3.1 Sampling procedure ............................................................................................................................. 9

3.3.1.1 Simple random sampling technique .................................................................................................. 9

3.3.1.2 Purposive sampling technique ........................................................................................................... 9

3.3.1.3 Stratified sampling technique ............................................................................................................ 9

3.4 Procedure for data collection ................................................................................................................ 10

3.4.1 Interview schedule ............................................................................................................................. 10

3.4.2 Self-completion questionnaires .......................................................................................................... 10

3.4.3 Documentary review .......................................................................................................................... 10

3.5 Data processing and analysis techniques .............................................................................................. 10

3.5.1 Validity and reliability of instruments ............................................................................................... 11

3.5.2 Ethical consideration .......................................................................................................................... 11

3.6 Limitations of the study ........................................................................................................................ 11

CHAPTER FOUR ............................................................................................................................. 12

DATA ANALYSIS AND PRESENTATION ..................................................................................... 12

4.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................................................... 12

4.1 Presentation of the findings ................................................................................................................... 13

4.1.1 What are the poaching activities in and around Tsavo East National Park? ...................................... 17

4.1.2 What are the different uses of the poached wild animals ................................................................... 19

4.1.3 What are the causes of poaching in and around Tsavo East National Park? ...................................... 21

4. I .4What efforts are in place to control poaching activities in and around Tsavo East National Park? .... 22

4.1.5 What are the effects of poaching to Tsavo East National Park? ........................................................ 22

4.2 Summary of data from the field ............................................................................................................ 22

CHAPTER FIVE ............................................................................................................................... 23

SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ....................................................... 23

5.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................................................... 23

5. I Summary ............................................................................................................................................... 23

5 .2 Conclusion ............................................................................................................................................ 23

5 .3 Recommendations ................................................................................................................................. 24

REFERENCES ........................................................................................................................................... 26


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APA

Frontiers, E. & KIBENGO, P (2022). Assessing Poaching Activities in National Parks in Kenya a Case Study of Tsa Vo East National Park. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessing-poaching-activities-in-national-parks-in-kenya-a-case-study-of-tsa-vo-east-national-park

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Frontiers, Edu, and PHOEBE KIBENGO "Assessing Poaching Activities in National Parks in Kenya a Case Study of Tsa Vo East National Park" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/assessing-poaching-activities-in-national-parks-in-kenya-a-case-study-of-tsa-vo-east-national-park. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and PHOEBE KIBENGO . "Assessing Poaching Activities in National Parks in Kenya a Case Study of Tsa Vo East National Park". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 24 Sep. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/assessing-poaching-activities-in-national-parks-in-kenya-a-case-study-of-tsa-vo-east-national-park >.

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Frontiers, Edu and KIBENGO, PHOEBE . "Assessing Poaching Activities in National Parks in Kenya a Case Study of Tsa Vo East National Park" Afribary (2022). Accessed September 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/assessing-poaching-activities-in-national-parks-in-kenya-a-case-study-of-tsa-vo-east-national-park