Planning and Management Research Papers/Topics

Influence influence of politics on growth of small and medium enterprises in Kibuye market, Kenya

Abstract/Overview The study sought to investigate the influence of politics on growth of small and medium enterprises in Kibuye market of Kisumu city, Kenya. The statement of the problem was that SME’s within Kibuye market operate on small and temporary structures with poor sanitation and inadequate infrastructural facilities hence the study focussed on political factors on planning of SME’s operation structures in Kibuye market, roles of political leaders on the growth of SME’s in ...

Endogeneity and Human Capital in Higher Education A Critical Analysis of Investment Returns Among Teacher’s in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

Abstract The concept of human capital presupposes that formal schooling and experience enhances the productive capacity of individual workers through acquisition of knowledge and skills. Empirical studies on private rate of return to investment in education, around the world, indicate that an extra year in formal education has a positive benefit to the individual. This is in terms of increased lifetime earnings. Employing the Mincerian wage equation, this research article seeksto establish a...

Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (Kap) of Family Planning Among Rural Women in Kogi State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to assess knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) of family planning among rural women in Kogi state, Nigeria. Ex-post facto research design was used for this study and the sample size consisted of 384 respondents. To achieve this purpose,   researcher developed questionnaire was used as instrument for data collection. The population of the study comprised of 72, 844 women of reproductive age. The instrument was vetted by five jurors from the Department...

Community Participation and Success of Development Projects in Bosaso District Puntland, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study examined effects of community participation on success of development projects in Bosaso district, Puntland Somalia. This was aimed at ascertaining the level of community participation in development projects in the region, and to determine the extent of success for the development projects. The purpose was also to find out the challenges of community participation in development projects in Bosaso District, Puntland Somalia. The study was conducted in Bosaso district and...

Leadership Styles and Organizational Transformation in Selected Remittance Companies in Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was determine the leadership styles and organizational transformation in selected remittance companies in mogadishu, Somalia. The Leaders have clear visions and they communicate these visions to their employees, means working with and through people by providing them with a vision of the future which is meaningful to them and motivating. Studies on leadership styles have proposed that leadership is both strategic and pragmatic and encourages all members of ...

Community Participation and Forest Resource Management at Gishwati Forest in Rwanda

ABSTRACT  The topic of the study was community participation and forest resource management at Gishwati forest Rwanda. The problem was mismanagement of forest resources at Gishwati forest Rwanda. The objectives of the study were: to establish the importance of people involvement and forest resource management in Gishwati forest in Rwanda; to show how community empowerment can safeguard forest resource management in Gishwati forest in Rwanda and to establish the effects of capacity building o...

An Assessment of the Tourism Industry on Poverty Alleviation in Zanzibar A Case Study of Urban West Region Zanzibar

ABSTRACTS  The study Assessed the tourism on Poverty Alleviation, its case study was Taken in Urban West Region of Zanzibar with three specific objectives, analyzes the contribution of tourism towards employment, to evaluate the involvement of tourism in foreign exchange earning in Zanzibar, and to find the linkage between tourism and other sectors of economy in Zanzibar. A case study method was used as research design. Deductive approach was opted and to sample the population of the study a...

Staff Training and Project Implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (Saf), Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study sought to examine staff training and project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia. The study objectives were; to investigate the staff training practices of Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia, to determine the level of project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia and to establish the relationship between staff training and project implementation in Somali Aid Foundation (SAF), Mogadishu, Somalia. The s...

Management Information System and Project Success in Project Concern International, Tanzania

ABSTRACT MIS is continuously being introduced in organizations. Every new management information system is a large investment and it is hence crucial to smoothly get the users to accept the system and the new ways or working. Therefore, it is vitally important that the management information system in projects succeed. But it is commonly known that information systems in projects are very seldom completely successful and every project has to tackle various challenges. The aim of this thesis i...

Subgranting And Effectiveness of Health Projects; A case Of Aids Relief Services-Nsambya in Kampala District, Uganda

ABSTRACT The study intended to establish the relationship between Sub-Granting and Effectiveness of Health Projects; the case of Aids Relief Services in Kampala, Uganda. The study was guided by the four objectives which included determining;- the demographic profile of the respondents ; level of successful Subgranting management; Level of effectiveness of health projects and significant relationship between level of successful subgranting and level of effectiveness of Health projects in Kampa...

Income Generating Projects for Persons Living with Hiv and Aids in Kampala District, Uganda~

ABSTRUCr According to Ministry of health report 2005 and the 1st joint monitoring and evaluation exercise that was conducted in 2007 by Kawempe home care; the implementation of Income generating projects are still constrained by inadequate funds to meet the increasing numbers of people living with HIV and AIDS, The study also highlighted that Most of the PLWHA are extremely poor and lack basic necessities (KHC report 2009). Their financial stability would therefore enable them to buy the medi...

Contribution Of NGOs in Mountain Gorilla Conservation in Rwanda: A Case Study of Karisoke Research Center

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to find out what has been the work of Karisoke Research Center in conservation of the mountain gorillas over its 40 years of existence in Rwanda, its impact and the challenges the center faces in accomplishment of its mission. For most tourists coming to Rwanda, the mountain gorillas of the Volcanoes National Park is their principal attraction. This makes that park the most visited tourist site in the country, and thus, the first site to generate most inco...

Motivation Tools and Work Productivity of Academic Staff in Private Universities in Central Uganda

ABSTRACT This study was intended to establish the relationship between motivation tools and work productivity of academic staff in private universities in central Uganda. Specifically, the study was to investigate the way motivation tools are applied in private universities in central Uganda as a mechanism for encouraging academic staff to conduct assigned work, to determine the Level of work productivity of the academic staff in the private universities in central Uganda, to establish the re...

Fisheries Co-management And Gender Roles in Lake Victoria Fishing Communities of Busia and Mukono Districts, Uganda

ABSTRACT Women play crucial roles in fisheries, particularly in the processing and marketing. Despite this, women’s knowledge and abilities are overlooked in research and policy making. Therefore a research was conducted to assess the effect of co-management of fisheries on the traditional gender roles at household and community as well as the [ishing roles; obstacles encountered by women in the co-management of fisheries and the coping and transformative strategies; the women’s benefits ...

Stakeholders Involvement and Project Implementation in Somalia: A Case Study of Bosaso Airport Road Construction Project

ABSTRACT The study sought to examine stakeholders involvement and project implementation in Somalia: A case study of Bosaso Airport Road Construction Project. The study objectives were; to determine the effect of stakeholders’ planning on Project implementation of Bosaso Airport Road Construction Project, to assess the effect of stakeholders monitoring and evaluation on Project implementation of Bosaso Airport Road Construction Project and to establish effect of resource mobilization in pro...


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