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. The sample size of this study was eighty (80) respondents including local leaders, women and youth organizations. In this study the sample was reached through the Slovin’s formula. The study was conducted through descriptive research design and used questionnaires as the main instrument for collecting data. The questionnaire was consisting of structured and self~ administered with closed questions. Data was analyzed by assessing the frequency of respondents per question. Questions addressed particular theme and followed the sequence which was analyzed. Tabulated frequencies analysis was made using Excel computing program to present the quantitative data analyses. The findings of this study show the level of contribution of local leaders in conflict resolution and peace building process in Somalia. The study found that there are efforts, challenges, and suggested solution in order to build peace and order in the country. The study recommends that: The government should establish peace and reconciliation conferences including all parts involved in the conflict within the country. Local leaders in Somalia should strengthen the community’s capacity to deal with conflict resolution, In order to reduce the effects of the armed violence.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter Page

One PROBLEM AND ITS SCOPE 1

Background of the study 1

Statement of the Problem 4

Purpose of the Study 4

Objective of the Study 5

General Objectives 5

Specific Objectives 5

Research Questions 5

Scope of the study 6

Significance of the Study 6

Operational Definitions of Key Terms 7

Two REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 8

Introduction 8

Conceptual frame work 8

The Somali Conflict 9

Traditional Conflict resolution 12

Strategies for peace in Somalia 13

The Challenges for peace in Somalia 22

Three METHODOLOGY 26

Introduction 26

Research Design 26

Research Population 26

Sample Size 27

Sampling Procedure 27

Research Instrument 28

Validity and Reliability 29

Data Analysis 30

Ethical Considerations 30

Limitation 31

Four PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA 32

Introduction 32

Description of respondents 32

Section A 33

Section B 36

Section C 41

Section D 50

Five FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS 55

Discussions of the Research Findings 55

Conclusions 58

Recommendations 60

References 61

Appendices 64

Appendix I - Introduction Letter 64

Appendix II - Informed Consent Latter 65

Appendix III - Research instrument 66

Appendix IV - CVI 72

Appendix V - Interpretation of means 73

Researcher’s Curriculum Vitae 74

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APA

Consults, E. & ISSE, H (2022). The Contribution of Local Leaders in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building in Mogdishu Somalia. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-contribution-of-local-leaders-in-conflict-resolution-and-peace-building-in-mogdishu-somalia-2

MLA 8th

Consults, Education, and HUSSEIN ISSE "The Contribution of Local Leaders in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building in Mogdishu Somalia" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Nov. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-contribution-of-local-leaders-in-conflict-resolution-and-peace-building-in-mogdishu-somalia-2. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

Consults, Education, and HUSSEIN ISSE . "The Contribution of Local Leaders in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building in Mogdishu Somalia". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Nov. 2022. Web. 15 Apr. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-contribution-of-local-leaders-in-conflict-resolution-and-peace-building-in-mogdishu-somalia-2 >.

Chicago

Consults, Education and ISSE, HUSSEIN . "The Contribution of Local Leaders in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building in Mogdishu Somalia" Afribary (2022). Accessed April 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-contribution-of-local-leaders-in-conflict-resolution-and-peace-building-in-mogdishu-somalia-2