Research Papers/Topics in Development Studies

Commercial Agricultural Practices and Land Conflicts in Uganda A Case of Luwero District

ABSTRACT This study assessed the influence of commercial agriculture on land conflict in Luwero District, Uganda. The following objectives guided the study: i) to assess how commercial agriculture practices has led to land boundary conflicts in Luwero district, ii) to establish how commercial agriculture practices has led to land inheritance conflicts in Luwero district, and iii) to examine how commercial agriculture practices has led to multiple sales conflicts in Luwero district. This stud...

Community Participation and Conflict Resolution in Mogadishu Somalia

ABSTRACT  Conflict has been a part of the world from time immemorial. The need for not only conflict resolution but effective conflict resolution has been the preoccupation of the African continent and indeed the world at large. It has been argued that the world today is more in conflict than at peace even though the world has not experienced a major war. Matters conflict resolution has overtime been left to men. This is due to the fact that many decision making roles have been handled by me...

Gender Mainstreaming and Development in Bushenyi District

ABSTRACT  This study investigated the correlation between Gender Mainstreaming and Development in Bushenyi District. Specifically, the study determined the; (1) Profile of the respondents in terms of gender, age, marital status, level of education, employment status and years of service;(2) level of gender main streaming;(3) analyse to the level of development in Bushenyi district;(4) significant difference in the level of Gender Mainstreaming and Development;(5) Relationship between Gender ...

The Contribution of Local Leaders in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building in Mogdishu Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study investigated the contribution of local leaders in conflict resolution and peace building in Mogadishu Somalia; it was intended to identify the contribution of Somali local leaders in conflict resolution and peace building in Mogadishu, Somalia. Specifically identify the strategies used by local leaders in peace building process in Mogadishu, Somalia, to investigate the challenges face local leaders in conflict resolution and peace building process in Mogadishu, Somalia. T...

Challenges of Coping with Hiv and Aids among Women in Tanzania; A Case of Tanzania Network of Women Living with Hiv and Aids (Tnw), Dar Es Salaam

ABSTRACT  The purpose of this study was to establish the challenges of coping up with HIV and AIDS among women in Tanzania, with particular reference to TNW+. The objectives of the study were to establish the socio-economic, individual and political factors that affected women from coping up with [-liv and AIDS. The research design adopted in this study was a case study research design. The researcher applied both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The researcher applied this met...

Affirmative Action and Womens Participation in Politics of Gabiley Region in Somali Land

ABSTRACT The study sought to determine the relationship between affirmative action and women’s participation in politics in the Gabiley Region of Somaliland. This study was guided by four objectives which consist of these objectives; to determine the demographic characteristics of the study respondents; to determine the level of affirmative action in Gabiley Region; to determine the extent of women’s participation in politics and to establish the relationship between affirmative action a...

Child Abuse and Development of Children in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Western Region of Uganda

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to examine and document child abuse and development of children in Kiryandongo refugee settlement, western region of Uganda. The study objectives were to examine the types of child abuse, to identify the causes of child abuse and to examine the consequences of child abuse on children in Kiryandongo refugee settlement. The study adopted a descriptive research design that was both quantitative and qualitative. Quantitatively the data was collected using q...

Socio-Economic Status and Domestic Violence in Kabale Municipality Kabale District Uganda

ABSTRACT  The study was based on socio-economic status and domestic violence in Kabale Municipality, Kabale District-Uganda, being guided by the objectives including; identifying forms of domestic violence, establishing economic factors that cause domestic violence, establishing social factors that cause domestic violence, establishing the relationship between socioeconomic status and domestic violence and forging way forward for domestic violence. The study used crosssectional research desi...

Civil Society Organization Activities and Poverty Level in Galkayo District- Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study intended to establish the relationship between civil society organization activities and poverty level in Galkayo Somalia, using descriptive and correlation designs. The first major objective of this study was profile characteristics of respondents in which the study indicates that were involved in the study. 41% of the respondents were male, while 59% were female. So, it shows that most of respondents were female than male. Also table 2 indicates that the majority of the...

The Cultural Practices and Women in Decision Making Process in Somali Land

ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to identify the role of cultural practices which is based on Somali pastoral norms and Islamic religion on the political participation of women in Somaliland. The methodology used was descriptive correlation design. Data collected included; demographic characteristics of the respondents, the effect of religion (Islam) on the political participation of women and the role of Somali pastoral norms on the political participation of women in Somaliland. However, ...

Training/Development and Workers Efficiency in Some Selected Civil Servant of Kaduna State Nigeria

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between training I development and work efficiency in some selected civil servants of Kaduna state, Nigeria. In fulfilling the purpose of the study, the study determined the profile of the respondents, extent of training and development of the Kaduna state civil servant, level of work efficiency of the civil servant and lastly, relationship between the extent of training and development and workers efficiency in the Kaduna S...

The Influence of Workplace Conflict on Staff Retention Case Study: International Medical Group

ABSTRACT: The study set out: “To establish the influence of Workplace Conflict on Staff Retention at the International Medical Group Limited. The sample respondent number was two hundred and five. The specific objectives were: To find out the level of employee-satisfaction as a pointer to staff retention; To establish the reasons why employees have left the workplace in the past five years; To find out the relationship between Staff Retention and Workplace Conflict and; To establish measure...

Participation of Female Students in Secondary Education in Madina District Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT The study investigated the factors influencing female participation in secondary schools education in Medina District, in Mogadishu with the specific objectives of: (1) to establish to what extend the school related factors have influenced female participation in secondary education in Madina district Mogadishu Somalia (2) to examine the female participation in secondary education in Madina district Mogadishu Somalia.(3)to establish the relationship between the influential factors an...

The contribution of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on poverty alleviation in Lafole district Mogadishu-Somalia

Abstract In this study, the researcher studied the contribution of local non-governmental organizations on poverty alleviation in LAFOLE district. The study was guided by the following objectives; to evaluate the contribution of local NGO’s on poverty alleviation in Mogadishu, to assess the strategies for Poverty alleviation that the local NGOs use, to investigate the magnitude of the poverty after many NGO5 have worked on its alleviation. The research design used was cross sectional survey...

The Role of Decentralization in Promoting Good Governance in Uganda: A Case Study of Makindye Division, Kampala City Council.

ABSTRACT Decentralization and governance is traced from the pre-colonial period when governance was vested in the hands of traditional leaders. Today, characteristics such as democracy, rule of law, accountability, transparency, equitability and inclusiveness, consensus oriented, participation both direct and indirect, efficiency and effectiveness, have been identified with this system, though particular pitfalls continue to prevail. The topic under this study is the role of decentralization ...


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