Maritime Piracy And Socio-Economic Life Of The People In Bosaso, Puntland, Somalia

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ABSTRACT 

This study was instigated with the intent to investigate the influence that maritime piracy ha on socioeconomic life in BosaS01 Puntland1 Somalia. Socioeconomic life in Bosaso had to the time been characterized with low tourism/ poor business prospects and low personal security. The study was guided by three objectives 1) to assess the forms of maritime piracy in Bosaso 2) To determine the level of socioeconomic life in BosaS01 Puntland1 Somalia 3) to establish a relationship between maritime piracy and socioeconomic life in Bosaso1 Puntland1 Somalia. The research assumed a descriptive correlational study design which involved both qualitative and quantitative approaches. Using this method/ the researcher used a structured questionnaire (close ended) and an interview guide (for qualitative responses). A research population of 155 was identified and a sample size of 112 respondents was computed using the Slovene's formula. In selecting the respondents the researcher used simple random sampling together with purposive sampling techniques. From the findings it was found that maritime piracy was high. Socioeconomic life was/ however found to be low. The researcher went ahead to examine the relationships between the study variables and it was found out that there was a significant negative relationship between maritime piracy and socioeconomic life as it was computed at a Pearson correlation coefficient of -0.828. Regression analysis computed the R Squared was to be at 0.686. The researcher recommended recruitment of more security forces by the state government/ disarming households of illegal weapons and civic education to the youth in Bosaso.



TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .................................................................................................. II

APPROVAL ................................................................................................. ~~····III

TABLE OF CONTENTS ........................................................................................ V

LIST OF TABLES ............................................................................................. VII

LIST OF FIGURES ......................................................................................... VIII

LIST OF ACRONYMS ......................................................................................... IX

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION····································································~·· 1

1.0 INTRODUCIION ............................................................................................ .' .. 1

1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY .............................................................................. 1

1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM ............................................................................. 7

1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY .................................................................................... 8

1.4 RESEARCH OBJECTIVES ...................................................................................... 8

1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS ...................................................................................... 8

1.6 HYPOTHESES .................................................................................................. 9

1.7 SCOPE .......................................................................................................... 9

1.8 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY ............................................................................ 10

1.9 OPERATIONAL DEF!NffiONS .............................................................................. 1.0

1.10 ORGANIZATION OF THE DISSERTATION ................................................................ 11

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................................... 12

2.0 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................. 12

2.1 THEORETICAL REVIEW ..................................................................................... 12

2.2 CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK ................................................................................ 14

2.3 RELATED STUDIES .......................................................................................... 14

2.4 SUMMARY OF RESEARCH GAPS ........................................................................... 23

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY .................................................................. 24

3.0 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................. 24

3.1 RESEARCH DESIGN ........................................................................................ 24

3.2 RESEARCH POPULATION ................................................................................... 24

3.3 SAMPLE SIZE ................................................................................................. 24

3.4 SAMPLING PROCEDURE .................................................................................... 25

3.5 RESEARCH METHODS ...................................................................................... 26

3.6 VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF THE RESEARCH INSTRUMENT ....................................... 27

3.7 DATA GATHERING PROCEDURES ......................................................................... 28

3.8 DATA ANALYSIS ............................................................................................. 29

3.9 ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS ............................................................................... 30

3.10 liMITATION OF THE STUDY .............................................................................. 30

CHAPTER FOUR: FINDINGS PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS ........................ 31

4.0 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................. 31

4.1 DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF RESPONDENTS ............................................... 31

4.2 OBJECTIVE ONE: FORMS OF PIRACY IN BOSASO ..................................................... 34

4.3 OBJECTIVE Two: SOCIOECONOMIC LIFE IN BOSASO ................................................ 39

4.4 OBJECTIVE THREE: RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MARffiME PIRACY AND SOCIOECONOMIC liFE 43

4.5 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS ................................................................................... 47

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATIONS·········································································~·····~······ 48

5.0 INTRODUCTION ••...•.••....••........•.•••••.............•.....•...•.•......•........•..................... 48

5.1 DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS ................................................................................ 48

5.2 CONCLUSIONS •....•.............•••••••••••••.•.•...........•••..••..•..•.....••............................ 51

5.3 RECOMMENDATIONS ....................................................................................... 52

5.4 AREAS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH ........................................................................ 52

REFERENCES·····················~······························································~·············· 53

APPENDICES .............................................................................................. ~ ........ 1

APPENDIX I: RESPONDENT CONSENT FORM ............................................................. I

APPENDIX II: RESEARCH INSTRUMENTS .......................................................................... II

APPENDIX III: THE TIME FRAME OF THE STUDY ............................................................ VIII

APPENDIX IV: BUDGET OF THE STUDY ........................................................................... IX

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Consults, E. & JAMA, M (2022). Maritime Piracy And Socio-Economic Life Of The People In Bosaso, Puntland, Somalia. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/maritime-piracy-and-socio-economic-life-of-the-people-in-bosaso-puntland-somalia

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Consults, Education, and MOHAMUD JAMA "Maritime Piracy And Socio-Economic Life Of The People In Bosaso, Puntland, Somalia" Afribary. Afribary, 23 Nov. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/maritime-piracy-and-socio-economic-life-of-the-people-in-bosaso-puntland-somalia. Accessed 07 Dec. 2022.

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Consults, Education, and MOHAMUD JAMA . "Maritime Piracy And Socio-Economic Life Of The People In Bosaso, Puntland, Somalia". Afribary, Afribary, 23 Nov. 2022. Web. 07 Dec. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/maritime-piracy-and-socio-economic-life-of-the-people-in-bosaso-puntland-somalia >.

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Consults, Education and JAMA, MOHAMUD . "Maritime Piracy And Socio-Economic Life Of The People In Bosaso, Puntland, Somalia" Afribary (2022). Accessed December 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/maritime-piracy-and-socio-economic-life-of-the-people-in-bosaso-puntland-somalia