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Title: The limitations faced in financing public infrastructure in Central Uganda
Authors: Ssekate, Johnmary
Keywords: financing public infrastructure
Central Uganda
Issue Date: Oct-2008
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The study was carried out in Mityana Town Council. This are is situated in Mityana District central Uganda. The researcher assessed the challenges faced in financing public infrastructure in Uganda particularly in Mityana Town Council. It introduced the research outside Africa, the factors influencing urban infrastructures which included social, political and administrative the constrains in budgetary allocation and expenditure, the government in utilization of the funds, plus the misuse of funds. During data collection both quantitative and qualitative methods were used to enable the researcher have a deeper analysis from all angles and give a more concrete and realistic description of the findings. The qualitative methods were in form of descriptions of respondent’s procedure and behavior patterns as well as their knowledge about the challenges facing urban infrastructure were captured using structured ad pre-determined list of questions asked to all interviewees in the same order and supported by the recordings of the observation made. The researcher found out that there is a great weakness in identifying taxable units, divergent interests from different stakeholders weak urban public finance and corruption as the major challenges for financing public infrastructure. The researcher came up with recommendation for all stakeholders that is to say; improving utilization of public funds, the relationship between central and local governments should also be improved and enhancing beneficially participation of local people.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the faculty of social sciences in partial fulfillment as the requirement for the award of bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelors Degree in Social Work and Social Administration

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