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Naads Programme and Household Income in Uganda A Case Study of Busolwe Town Council Butaleja District

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction This chapter presented the background of the study, problem statements, purpose of the study, objectives of the study, research questions, scope of the study, significance of the study and conceptual framework as broadly discussed below. 1.2 Background of the study National Agriculture Advisory Service (NAADS) is a government of Uganda program under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries formed under NAADS Act of June 2001 with an...

Pre-Burial Rites in Tutu in The Akuapem Traditional Area of Eastern Part of Ghana

ABSTRACT This study was largely inspired by a desire to illustrate the uniqueness of the Amaneb[ rite, a pre-burial rite, of the people of Tutu in the Akuapem Traditional Area in the eastern part of Ghana, and shed light on the relevance for its continuous observance in contemporary Tutu society. The phenomenological approach was employed to guide the data collection. On the research field, the researcher employed interviews, participant observation and purposive sampling techniques to gathe...

Consequences of Rural-Urban Migration of Street Vendors in The Accra Metropolitan Area and The La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality.

ABSTRACT Rural-urban migration has resulted in rapid urbanization with attendant problems of urban unemployment leading to increasing street vending which invariably is a source of livelihood for many street vendors and their dependents at the destination and the origin. In their quest to eke for livelihood and survival on the streets, street vendors tend to have confrontations with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) city authorities who on one hand have designated the activities of the v...

The Youth and The Numerical Growth of the Ga Presbytery in The Presbyterian Church of Ghana

ABSTRACT This study examines the role of the youth of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana towards its numerical growth. It focuses on the role the youth have played throughout the development and continue to play towards the growth of the church and also examines the challenges faced by the youth in the discharge of these roles. Methodologically, the study adopted the method of research where data on the subject matter were collected and analysed through the use of personal interviews, question...

Indigenous Resistance to Slavery by The Builsa People of Northern Ghana

ABSTRACT There is enough historical evidence to show that the northern part of Ghana was affected by slavery in many ways. My thesis discusses slavery in Builsa territory located in the present day Upper East Region of Ghana. I pursued the studies using a number of strategies such as oral interviews, personal observation and participation and archival search to better understand the reason behind slavery in Builsa. Of special interest in this research is the way slavery and memories of slave...

Calibration of High Dose Rate Cobalt-60 Source Using a Farmer Type Chamber in A Locally Constructed Hollow Phantom

ABSTRACT An important aspect of general quality assurance program for brachytherapy dosimetry is source calibration. Vendors assign large uncertainties of up to ±10 % for the stated source calibrated values. It is thus important to check the vendor stated calibration. There are three main methods of calibrating brachytherapy sources and they are the “Free- in – air” method, using a re-entrant(well ) type chamber and using a thimble (Farmer) type ionization chamber in a phantom. The ma...

The Impact of Inductive Teaching and Learning of Grammar in Selected Basic Schools in Accra

ABSTRACT Literature on approaches to teaching grammar favours the inductive approach as a better strategy for building students‟ grammatical and communicative skill than the deductive approach. This present study, investigates whether students who are taught grammar through the inductive approach will do better than those who are taught through the deductive approach .The theoretical issues underpinning this current study involves the theory of action research and theories of second langua...

Employee Perceptions and Attitudes Towards Organizational Change: A Study of Selected Organisations in Ghana

ABSTRACT  The study examined the impact of employee perceptions and the type of change their organisation is undergoing on their attitudes toward organisational change. Specifically, the study aimed to identify possible relationships between these perceptions and employee attitudes. It also sought to determine which of the perceptions are stronger, to ascertain differences between mangers and non-managers attitudes towards change and to find out whether the type of change the organisatio...

Perspectives of Divorcees On Divorce and Remarriage in Selected Charismatic Churches in Adenta

ABSTRACT Although God intended marriage to be a lifelong relationship, the tragic fact is that divorce has become common occurrence in our society. Sadly, the dramatic rise in divorce rates in recent years has also affected the Christian community. Pastors and others providing counsel have become increasingly burdened with problems of divorce and remarriage, even among those regarded as active members of their congregations. This study seeks to highlight not only the perspectives of divorcee...

Assessment of the Reliability of Thermal-Hydraulic and Neutronics Parameters of Ghana Research Reactor-1 Control Systems

ABSTRACT The thermal–hydraulics and neutronics parameters of GHARR-1 control systems were assessed for its reliability after 18 years of operation using the Micro-Computer Closed Loop System (MCCLS) and original Control Console (CC). The MCCLS and some components that control the sensitivity and the reading mechanism of the meters on the control systems have been replaced with new ones over the years, due to ageing, repairs and obsolescence. The results show that when reactor is operated a...

Language Use in Conflict Situations: A Case Study of the Jos Crises (1994-2010)

ABSTRACT This work examines language use during the crises that erupted in Jos from 1994 to 2010. Generally speaking, language is at the centre of virtually every aspect of human life, and operates on different levels and in different forms, according to the context in which it is used. The aim of the study was to examine the several factors that have determined the linguistic choices of the parties to the Jos conflicts which are different from ordinary day-to-day conversations, and the effe...

The Philosophy of Political Liberalism, The Global Order and The Question of Justice

ABSTRACT The issue of transnational justice was made popular in the 20th century by the American liberal philosopher, John Bordley Rawls, who tries to evolve a conception of justice that would be applicable at the transnational level. Unfortunately, his liberal prescription for transnational justice does not provide for any principle of redistributive justice that would be morally obligatory at the international level and, as such, fails to adequately address the question of justice at that l...

Counselling Needs of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus, African Province

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study is to assess the counselling needs 0 r the Sisters of the Holy CI Jesus, African Province. Filly-four SIIC.I professed sisters of European, American and African origins, living and working in Chad. Ghana and Nigeria. within the African province, made the population and the study sample. The study data were collected by r means of a structured questionnaire designed along a five-point-liken scale. The findings revealed that the sisters I some counselling need...

Conflict and Empowerment in Selected Prose of Wole Soyinka and Sembene Ousmane

Abstract Political conflict and empowerment are crucial issues that have not been studied in a comparative manner in Wole Soyinka and Sembene Ousmane’s writings. The disparity in the consideration of the female gender by the authors in question has also not been given crucial attention by critics. In view of the foregoing, the objectives of this research are to explore the thematic affinity and disparity between the two writers and to embark on a comparative analysis of their selected pros...

Communication Strategies for Road Crash Education in Nigeria: A Study of the Federal Road Safety Corps.

Abstract This research was primarily conducted to identify and highlight the potency of the various communication strategies adopted by the Federal Road Safety Corps in its drive to reduce the spate of road crashes in Nigeria. Safety awareness campaigns are initiated but do not produce the desired target of absolute reduction of road crashes because reckless driving and disobedience to traffic rules and regulations still persist among road users. The descriptive survey research method is use...


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