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Title: People's Perceptions towards Government Programmes and Poverty Eradication; A case study of Naads in Kapteretsub-County.
Authors: Cherukut, Martin
Keywords: Poverty Eradication
Government Programmes
People's Perceptions
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Abstract: The study set to assess the people's perceptions towards government programmes and poverty eradication a case study ofNAADS in Kapteret sub- county and it was guided by three research objectives which included to examine NAADS contribution towards poverty eradication, to establish factors hindering NAADS activities in fighting poverty and to find out the solutions to the problems facing NAADS in eradicating pove1ty in Kapteret Sub County, Kapchorwa district. The study adopted a descriptive Survey research design based on both qualitative and quantitative research designs. The study also adopted a population of 60 respondents who were selected for the population categories ofKapteret Sub County, Kapchorwa district These study findings were that several contributions are in place in Kapchorwa district to improve on NAADS towards poverty eradication in Kapteret Sub County, Kapchorwa district according to NAADS program having substantial positive impacts on availability and quantity of Advisory Services provided to farmers 21.6%, One increases income and provide available or appropriate advice to all farmers had 18.3%, emerging enterprises in rural areas in a more support had 15%, NAADS extends Advisory services to the people of Uganda to change mindset to engage in profitable agricultural production had 13.3%, NAADS aims at improving access to marketing formation bring technology close to the farmers had 11. 7%, success in promoting adoption varieties of crops had 10% and NAADS has extended property rights to the poor had 10%. The study findings were that there are factors hindering NAADS activities in fighting poverty in Kapteret Sub County, Kapchorwa district according to signs of environmental constraints are non pervasive cropland is scarcely expanding any more had 38.3%, effective food security regulation by law has either been abandoned or are not adequately enforced had 16.7%, many rural people have been left out of main stream rural development policies had 20%, agricultural and rural development problems have been related to misguided policies had 15% of the respondents and division of land leads to land fragmentation had 10% of the respondents On the solutions to the problems facing NAADS activities in Kapteret Sub County, Kapchorwa district have been put place in that there is new policies for proper exclusive guided transparency by principle and opportunities for what is feasible and viable had 25%, raising farner incomes is described as a core of anti poverty efforts had 46.7%, improving water management is an effective way to help reduce poverty among famers had 20% and overall goal of increasing production of food crops in order to improve food security and increase household incomes had 8.3%. The researcher recommended that there should be proper monitoring and evaluation systems for NAADS program at all levels. Some of the people to deliver assistance to farmers in form of implements and advisory services do this selectively and some farmers also receive the implements and sell them because they know that no one from NAADS will come and monitor.
Description: A research report submitted to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration of Kampala International University.
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