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Gender Perspective in Rural Land Access & Control: The Case of Bunyala District, Western Kenya

ABSTRACT This research arose from the popular assumptions that rural women contribute greatly to the economy through agricultural activities but have little access and control to land. Thus the study attempted to empirically examine the issue of gender perspective in rural land access and control. The study was specifically designed to examine the factors that determine one’s access to ownership and control over rural land in Bunyala district, western Kenya, to examine the major gender role...

Availability And Utilization of Instructional Materials in Selected Public and Private Primary Schools in Kasese Municipality, Uganda

ABSTRACT The main purpose of the study was to find out whether learning resources were well availed and put to better use by learners in public and private primary schools. The study used a descriptive comparative design. The researcher selected attributes for the study in the availability and utilization of instructional materials in classrooms. The researcher used a questionnaire to measure the levels of utilization of attributes and a checklist for the levels of availability of materials i...

Land Use Consolidation and Socio-economic Livelihoods of Rural Farmers: A Case Study of Cyuve Sector, Musanze District, Rwanda

ABSTRACT This study on Land Use Consolidation and Socio-Economic Livelihoods of Farmers carried out in Cyuve Sector, Musanze District sought to analyse the contribution of Land Use Consolidation towards the socio-economic livelihoods of farmers in Rwanda The study was guided by the following specific objectives: to assess the crops grown before and after land use consolidation; to determine the yield and profitability of crops grown before and after land use consolidation; to identity the pro...

School Library and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Bushenyi - Ishaka Municipality Uganda

ABSTRACT This study examined the role of school library on academic performance of secondary school student in Bushenyi Ishaka Municipality in Western Uganda. The study objectives were to determine the influence of library scholastic materials, establish the effect of school library environment and role of library staff on the academic performance of secondary school students in Bushenyi Ishaka Municipality. The research design employed survey with qualitative and quantitative approaches to c...

School Administration Supervision and Students’ Academic Performance in Kwanza District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The study set out to determine the relationship between school administration supervision and the students’ academic performance with Kwanza District of Kenya as the case study. The objectives of the study were mainly concerned with establishing the relationship between teacher supervision and students’ academic performance, assessing the level of resource utilization and students’ academic performance and teacher attendance and academic performance of students. The researcher ...

Metalinguistic Awareness on Students’ Writing Skills: A Case of Selected High School Students, Orolu, Osun State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study examined the impact of metalinguistic awareness on students’ writing skills with a view to improving their writing performance in English language. The objectives were to determine the level of metalinguistic awareness on the written output of the students in the selected schools., to determine the level of writing skills of the students in the selected schools, and to examine the impact of metalinguistic knowledge in the areas of content words, organization and use of li...

Human Right Protection for the Internally Displaced Persons in Hargiesa Somaliland

ABSTRACT The study sought to find out the human rights protection for the internal displaced persons in Hargeisa district of Somaliland, and for that purpose the study’s methodology was based on the descriptive correlation design. The study specifically determined the extent to which the rights of IDP5 are protected, determined the extent to which a durable solution to the problem of internal displacement has been achieved and to determine the relationship between protection and a durable s...

Attitude And Performance of the Teacher in Selected Primary School Rakai District Proposed Enhancement Code Of Conduct Programme

ABSTRACT This study set out to investigate the attitude and performance of the teachers in selected Primary Schools in Rakai District. In a bid to propose an enhancement code of conduct programme. The study was carried out in selected Primary Schools in Rakai District. The study was carried out along a number of objectives which were; to establish whether the teachers’ profession code of conduct has an impact on the attitude and performance of teaches, to find out how the attitude of teache...

DYNAMIC PRIORITY-BASED CONTROL FOR REDUCTION OF PACKETS DROPPING USING ROBUST FLOW CONTROL MECHANISM IN LONG TERM EVOLUTION NETWORKS

Abstract Wireless technologies have brought a tremendous improvement in communication industries generally nowadays. The paper proposes a dynamic priority based control for drastic reduction of packets dropping using Robust Flow Control Mechanism (RFCM) to facilitate packets delivery and also resources utilisation in LTE networks. The proposed mechanism is a dynamic priority based control for reduction of packets dropping using Robust Flow Control Mechanism (RFCM) incorporates with a dynamic...

Evaluation of Modern Evangelization Strategies in Christianity: 1990-2010

ABSTRACT Evangelization was the mark of bedrock for Christianity; as Jesus gave it as the great commission to his apostles. It has thrived to the modern era trying to survive the complexity of societal values. Hence various evangelization strategies to suit the demand of the modern era are in vogue. This research work presents how evangelization originated and came to be part of religious practices among the Igbo through the propagated effort of European missionaries who established Christian...

Human Nature and Socialism in Karl Marx

ABSTRACT The measure of self-centeredness with which political actors operate at the international level is the primary motivation for this research. The research explores Karl Marx’s conception of human nature within the context of his conception of socialism as an alternative to the excessive self-centeredness with which actors operate at the international level. Marx regards the human person as a unique, productive and natural being. In addition, he conceives the human individual as soci...

Psychological Ownership and Organizational Trust as Predictors of Organizational Citizenship Behaviour Among Bank Workers

ABSTRACT The study was a cross-sectional design to investigate psychological ownership and organisational trust as predictors of organisational citizenship behaviour (OCB) among bank workers to increase the understanding of the ability of psychological ownership and organisational trust to predict citizenship behaviours in organizations. The following hypotheses were stated: that psychological ownership will not significantly predict organisational citizenship behaviour of Bank workers and th...

Public Perception of Employees’ Performance In Social Welfare Agencies in Nigeria: A Study of Enugu State

ABSTRACT In recent times, the performance record of the employees of Nigerian public social welfare agencies has been a catalogue of disappointment and failure. This situation has, therefore, called for a drastic intervention through public perception to draw the attention of the employees to their responsibilities of providing services to the people in the most satisfactory manner and move the country forward in the attainment of the millennium development goals. This is the major premise of...

Ecumenism in Nigeria: The Roman Catholic Contribution

ABSTRACT Ecumenism is currently a topical issue in Christendom, and is aimed at promoting unity among different Christian denominations. In Nigeria, it began initially among the Protestant missionaries while the Roman Catholics were indifferent. But with the impetus drawn from the Vatican II Council, she later joined the ecumenical movement. This research work is geared towards probing into the contribution of the Roman Catholic Church towards the ecumenical work in Nigeria. It also seeks to ...

Ascriptive Characteristics and Students' Dropout Rate in Selected Secondary Schools in Ruangwa District, Tanzania

ABSTRACT This study titled "Ascriptive Characteristics and Dropout rate in Selected secondary schools in Ruangwa district, Tanzania" was carried out with following objectives: To, determine the profile teachers and students in terms of gender ,age ,religion, tribe , race and teaching experience for teachers; determine the level of ascriptive characteristics in selected secondary schools Ruangwa district ,Tanzania; establish the rate of students dropout; to establish whether there is significa...


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