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Title: The contribution of local leaders in conflict resolution and peace building in Mogadishu Somalia
Authors: Hussein, Mohamed Isse
Keywords: Local leaders
Conflict resolution
Peace building
Mogadishu Somalia
Issue Date: Sep-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University,College of Humanities and Social Science
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.
Description: A Thesis Presented to the school of Postgraduate studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the award Of Degree Master of arts in Development Studies
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/5281
Appears in Collections:Masters of Arts Development Studies - Main and Ishaka Campus

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