Research Papers/Topics in Development Studies

Training And Performance Of Students In Lira Municipality. The Case Of Ojwina Division

Training is important in building and improving skills and knowledge of people. In the US, 40% of adult are functionally illiterate, and experts have defined literate as individuals who have acquired a sixth grade education or level (Bihlander, et al: 2001). According to Sierra & Rico (1996), performance of primary school teachers in Spain who acquired specialty training in mathematics, music and foreign language improved. In the UK, newly qualified teachers serves probationary period of...

Domestic Violence And Family Values: An Analysis Of Male And Female Intimate Partner Victims Kiboga District Kapeke Sub County

Domestic violence continues to be a significant social problem in our society. Consequently, various sections of society have intervened to stop the domestic violence. Several programs have been developed to protect the victims and new laws against domestic violence are being enforced. Police departments, family and criminal courts, and victim witness programs, are examples of various systems working to decrease domestic violence and protect the victim. Domestic violence research is ano...

Challenges Of Solid Waste Management A Case Study Of Wabigalo Parish, Makindye Division Kampala District

The study carried out an assessment to establish challenges of solid waste management in Makind_ye Division, Wabigalo Parish and to specifically assess community knowledge on Solid Waste Management, determine the obtaining attitudes and find out or establish community practices in regard to solid waste management. A cross-sectional study was undertaken in the Wabigalo parish where a sample size if a hundred respondents participated in the undertaking. Data was collected using mainly the...

The Impact Of Agricultural Modernization On Economic Development In Rural Communities Of Uganda A Case Study Of Apac District, Northern Uganda

ABSTRACT The research carried out on “The impact of Agricultural modernization on economic development” aimed at establishing the relationship between agricultural modernization and economic development in Uganda. The focus of the research also analyzed the modernization techniques in agriculture and how this would enhance and improve the lives of poor households. The investigation also based on the metrics relevant to economic development and the effective mechanisms required in es...

Political Decentralization And Social Service Deli Very In Wamala Sub-county, Wakiso District Uganda

The study titled “Political decentralization and social service delivery” aimed at investigating the influence of Political decentralization on social service delivery in Wamala Sub-County -WakisoDistrict. The objectives of the study were, to determine the role ofPolitical decentralization on the social service delivery in Wamala Sub-County -Wakiso District, to determine the problems facing Political decentralization while delivering services to the service delivery, to ide...

The Rate Of Infant And Child Mortality Among The Illiterate Communities Of Nebbi District

ABSTRACT ~his research report under the topic “The rate of infant and child Mortality imong the illiterate communities of Nebbi District.” Was aimed at the main bjective of finding out the relationship between illiteracy and child mortality n Nebbi District. It had the specific objective as follows; to find out the causes f child mortality in Nebbi District,to find out the possible solution to the )roblem of the infant and child mortality in Nebbi. The researcher used a ample size ...

The influence of monitoring and evaluation on academic performance of upe schools: a case of nkondo sub-county buyende district.

ABSTRACT This research report on the influence of monitoring and evaluation on academic performance of UPE schools was carried out in Nkondosubcounty, Buyende districtUganda, its specific objectives included to identify the maj or areas monitored in UPE schools in Nkondosubcounty, examine the significance of monitoring and evaluation in academic performance of schools in Nkondosubcounty, assess the causes of poor performance of pupils in UPE schools in Nkondo sub-county and to come up w...

Local Government And Poverty Alleviation In Nabutiti Parish, Makindye Division, Of Kampala, Uganda

One of the highest priorities of international development is to reduce~poverty. In recent years, the definition of poverty has evolved together with a better understanding of the nature of poverty itself and its underlying determinants.In 1990, the World Bank’s World Development Report gave a key role to poverty reduction in development by integrating in its definition of poverty not only low income, but also ‘capabilities’, such as health, education and nutrition, ...

The Causes Of Sexual And Gender Based Voilence Among The Rural Communities: A Case Study Of Padyere County, Nebbi District

ABSTRACT The revelation of this research has clearly shown the dynamics and the obsessive nature of the causes of Sexual Gender Based Violence in most rural communities of Nebbi district. Research also reveals that the dominant factors for the causes of sexual and gender based violence are centered around the aspects of cultural attributes, poverty, substance abuse and human nature among the core issues that perpetuate Sexual Gender Based Violence. The vast illiteracy levels as reveale...

Effect of collective community participation on household income. A case study of bugulumbya sub county, kamuli district, uganda

ABSTRACT This study on the effect of collective community participation on household income a case study of Bugulumbya sub ounty ,kamuli, sought to determine whether the introduction of collective community participation in Bugulumbya sub county has influenced any processes of resource mobilization and realization of household income amongst the individual households in Bugulumba sub county in particular. This study was, therefore, designed to investigate to identify specific activities...

The Influence Of Community Based Savings Micro Finance On Poverty Eradication In Uganda: A Case Study Of Kabwohe Town Council, Sheema District

ABSTRACT The study on “Community based savings micro finance and household income poverty eradication in Kabwohe town council, Sheema district” was guided by three research objectives which sought to: Examine the impact of Community Based Savings Micro Finance towards poverty eradication among the households of Kabwohe town council Sheema district; establish the challenges being faced by Community Based Savings Micro Finance beneficiaries in their struggle to eradicate household in...

Gender Disparities In Natural Resource Management: A Case Study Of Quarrying In Juja Location Of Thika West District

ABSTRACT There has been a lot of debate on the relations between women and environment. Feminists have focused this debate on analyzing women's use, conservation and management of natural resources. The main aim of our study was to look at the dimensions between men and women in the management of quarries in Juja Location of Thika West district. We looked at the main gender dimensions in quarrying in Thika in terms of employment, management and ownership. We established the challenges ...

The Effects Of Co-Education On The Performance Of Girls And Boys In KCSE In Taita Taveta District Of Coast Province In Kenya

ABSTRACT An analysis of academic performance in reports at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) has often indicated that performance in single sex secondary schools tends to be better than in mixed secondary schools .. This study investigated the environmental factors in coeducation at public secondary schools that affect leamers' performance. The environmental factors include gender ascribed roles that inhibited learners' achievements. The study also assessed the effects of c...

Effects Of Integrated Tree Based Food-Energy System On The Livelihoods Of Small-Holder Farmers’ Perceptions In Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Tree Based Integrated Food-energy System is a farming system that combines food crops and trees for wood energy production on the same farm. This farming system aims at producing both food and wood energy on the same piece of land through sustainable crop integration and agro-systems. Therefore, this study was aimed at examining how this system can promote the livelihoods of small-holder farmers in Kenya, with particular focus on Chuka Igambang’ombe Sub-county in Tharaka Nith...

The Contributions of Conservation Agriculture Towards Food Security in Zaka District,

ABSTRACT Conservation agriculture has been promoted and implemented as solution to enhance crop productivity, which in turn leads to food security and as a poverty alleviation mechanism among communal farmers in Zimbabwe, Zaka district in particular. Primarily this research is focusing on assessing the contributions of CA towards food security in the whole of Zaka district. This research presented CA as a multifaceted solution to food insecurity problem in Zaka District. Quantitative re...


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