Assesment of socio- economic impacts of cattle rustling in Karamoja region. Case study: Nakapiripirit district.

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Kampala international international: College Humanities and Social Sciences
This assessment was commissioned by Faculty of social sciences (KIU) as part of a partial fulfillment of the requirements of the award of a Degree in Public Administration at Kampala International University. The study envisaged at providing useful data and on cattle rustling and their socio-economic impacts on partial economies in Karamoja region of Uganda. The study sought among other things, to determine the impacts of cattle rustling on social service delivery, agricultural production, trade and investment. Field data was collected using structured questionnaires and key infonnants interviews were also conducted with government administrative personnel such as RDC, CAO, SCAOs and Parish chiefs, District peace and development committees, civil society and community leaders and the warriors. Qualitative and quantitative methods of sample were also used. Simple random sampling was used to select the respondents in the three counties of study-Pokot, Pian and Chekwii counties in Nakapiripirit district. The quantitative size was Forty ( 40). Among the key findings, the study found out that competition over access and control of scarce resources underlies most of the conflicts in Karamoja. Resource use conflicts are many in areas that have water and pasture as communities in the neighborhood fondle over usage and ownership rights, making such areas violence hot spots. In conclusion, the assessment inferred that rampant cattle rustling violence has had diverstating impacts on social and economic status of affected communities and that the roots of this conflict are deep and intertwined and will need patient but conce1ied efforts by all actors to put out. The aim of this study was to establish the contribution of credit to the housing development in Rwanda. The study was directed by the research objectives to which the researcher ways to answer through this research undertaken I. The study was directed by the research objectives to which the researcher wants to answer through this research undertaken. Identify and assess the needs in housing development in Rwanda; 2. Identify stakeholders that play a role in the housing development in Rwanda; 3. To identify commercial banks that grant housing credits and to find out the types of housing credits that they grant; 4. To assess the contribution of banks credits in housing development in urban and rural areas. To lay background to the study, related literature was reviewed. Primary and secondary data were collected for analysis. Purposive sampling technique was employed to choose thirty respondents from BPR s.a NYAMATA -Branch and the head of credit office was selected for their interview. Data was analyzed using both quantitative and qualitative methods and research questions were responded using general percentages. The results from research revealed that credits have a positive and significant impact on housing development in Rwanda. That savings and credit are the main services of the bank to housing development. Bank credits are powerful instruments in the housing development and there should be a government policy to develop housing in the country based on the commercial bank credits.
A dissertation submitted to the faculty of social sciences as a partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a degree in public administration at Kampala international university.
Public Administration, socio- economic, Karamoja region., Nakapiripirit district., Cattle rustling