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Performance Contracting And Service Delivery At Directorate Of Co-Operatives In Nairobi County

ABSTRACTPerformance contracting introduction to government ministries and agencies was aimed at improving service delivery. In 2006, Directorate of Co-operatives adopted and implemented performance contracting however; its performance on service delivery remains unsatisfactory. The main objective of the research was to analyze performance contracting and service delivery at Directorate of Co-operatives in Nairobi County. The specific objectives were to assess performance contracting process, ...

The Influence Of Cash Transfer Programmes On Socio-Economic Wellbeing Of Recipient Households In Migori County, Kenya

ABSTRACTConditional cash transfers are increasingly becoming a best practice in the social sector for developing countries. In 2004, Orphans and Vulnerable Children Cash Transfer was introduced on pilot basis in Kenya. This was in response to the impact of HIV/Aids on children. A study carried out by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (2006) show poverty rates tend to be higher among vulnerable groups such as children (53.5%), including orphans and vulnerable children (54.1%). Kenya’s Cash...

Factors influencing the enrolment of female students studying civil engineering at tertiary institutations: A case study of Bulawayo Polytechnic.

ABSTRACT The study investigated on the factors influencing enrolment of female students studying civil engineering. The low enrolment of female students studying civil engineering prompted the researcher to carry out the study. Research questions were highlighted and the significance of the study, delimitations of the study, limitations of the study were presented. The literature review revealed factors which influences the enrolment of female students studying civil engineering which w...

Adequacy of Technical And Vocational Education And Training at National Diploma Level, For Employment in The clothing Industry: The case of a Technical teachers’ college in harare.

ABSTRACT The study sought to investigate the adequacy of Technical and Vocational Education and Training at National Diploma level, for employment in the clothing industry: The case of a Technical Teachers’ College in Harare. The quality and quantity of equipment found in training institutions triggered the researcher’s interest to carry out this research.A case study design was used to come up with answers to the research question. The population for the study was made up of thirty...

Factors Influencing The Performance Of Monitoring And Evaluation Systems In Non-Government Organizations In Lira District, Northern Uganda

ABSTRACTMonitoring and evaluation systems allow for project activities to be measured and analyzed. Unfortunately, there is often a gap in the design of M&E systems; generation of information during the process of M&E and use of this information in future designs. The purpose of this study was to establish the factors influencing performance of M&E systems of NGOs in Lira District. The study was guided by the following research objectives: To determine how M&E structure influenced the perform...

Factors Affecting Utilization Of Monitoring And Evaluation Findings In Implementation Of Malaria Control Programmes In Mukono District, Uganda

ABSTRACTThis study set out to ascertain the factors affecting utilization of Monitoring and Evaluationfindings in implementation of Malaria Control Programmes. Its objectives includedidentifying the implementation factors, decision factors and community factors that affectedutilization of Monitoring and Evaluation findings in implementation of Malaria ControlProgrammes.The study used a survey design in which questionnaires were administered to 120 employeesfrom Monitoring and Evaluation depar...

Factors Affecting Data Quality In Private Clinics In Uganda: The Case Of Selected Uganda Health Marketing Group-Supported Clinics In Kampala

ABSTRACTThis study sought to establish the factors that affect data quality in UHMG-supported privateclinics in Kampala District. The objectives of the study were: to examine the effect of internalfactors on data quality in UHMG-supported private clinics; to find out how external factorsaffect data quality in UHMG-supported clinics and to find out how data quality can be improvedin UHMG-supported private clinics. Specific emphasis was put on the effect of internal factorsas well as external f...

Factors Affecting Application Of Results Based Monitoring And Evaluation System By Nurture

ABSTRACTDonor countries are concerned about development practices in the developing countries wheremuch of the financial and technical investment has been done with little change. One of thecauses the donors identified was under-reporting of project impact on people’s lives. The donorsresolved during the Paris Declaration of 2005 that development organizations should use resultsbasedmanagement approach to implement projects. The purpose of the study was to examinefactors affecting the appli...

Evaluation Capacity Development Processes And Organisational Learning In Ugandan Municipal Local Governments

ABSTRACTThe study to establish the relationship between Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) processes and Organisational Learning (OL) in Ugandan Municipal Local Governments (LGs) was influenced by the Organisational Learning theory (Argyris & Schön, 1978) and used a cross sectional survey design that adopted mixed methods on 62 (sixty two) respondents from four Municipal LGs, two central government ministries and one agency. The researcher employed a questionnaire survey, key informant in...

Effective Role Of Public Sector Monitoring And Evaluation In Promoting Good Governance In Uganda: Implications From The Ministry Of Local Government

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of the role of public sector monitoring and evaluation in promoting good governance in Uganda, with a focus on the Ministry of Local Government. Specifically, the study sought to: examine the effective role of M&E Accountability, M&E Management Decision, M&E Organisational Learning in promoting good governance, draw lessons from practice and provide recommendations to better inform the implementation strategy of M&E in the Min...

Agronomic And Economic Evaluation Of Phosphate Fertilizer Use In Maize -Bean Cropping Systems In Western Kenya

ABSTRACT Maize and beans are commonly grown as intercrops in western Kenya to maximize the utilization of the small land sizes per household, but their yields are low mainly due to deficiencies of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) and inappropriate crop arrangements. A study was conducted at Bugeng‟i and Malanga sub locations in Busia and Siaya Counties respectively during the short rains (SR) of 2015, and Bugeng‟i and Ebusakami (Vihiga County) in long rains (LR) of 2016 to determine the ef...

Determinants Of Effective Utilization Of Routine Health Information Within Private Health Facilities In Kampala -Uganda

ABSTRACTThis study examined the extent to which the identified determinants influence the effective utilization of routine health information in the private health facilities in Kampala. The study was based on the following research objectives: to describe how technical determinants influence utilization of routine health information in private health facilities in Kampala; to determine how organizational determinants influence utilization of routine health information in private health facil...

Decentralized Policy Management And Performance Of Water And Sanitation Development Facility-North, Lango Sub-Region, In Northern Uganda

ABSTRACTThe research focused on the influence of decentralized policy management and performance of deconcetrated structures in the Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda with a case study of Water and Sanitation Development Facility-North. It covered a selected number of districts of Lango sub-region in northern Uganda namely, Oyam, Apac, Dokolo, Lira and Amolatar. The performance was the dependent variable with decentralized policy management being the independent variable (i.e. measur...

Organizational Learning Culture And Utilization Of Evaluation Results By International Development Agencies. A Case Study Of Heifer International Uganda.

The study examined the relationship between organizational learning culture and utilization of evaluation results in international development agencies taking Heifer International Uganda as a case study. The study interrogated organizational learning culture in terms of senior leadership support, staff capacity and structural support system with an interest of finding out how each of these influences utilization of evaluation results at Heifer International Uganda. In an effort to answer the ...

Contract Management Practices And Performance Of The Road Construction Projects In Wakiso District - Uganda

ABSTRACTThe study examined the use of contract management practices on performance of the road construction projects in Wakiso district. The objectives of the study were: to examine the role of monitoring intensity in enhancing performance of the road construction projects in Wakiso district; to analyze the relationship between risk management and performance of the road construction projects in Wakiso district; and, to assess the role of evaluation in enhancing performance of the road constr...


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