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Title: The impacts of land reforms on poverty reduction in Lamogi sub-county, Amuru district
Authors: Oyet, Alfred
Keywords: Land reforms
Poverty reduction
Lamogi sub-county, Amuru district
Issue Date: Aug-2015
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
Abstract: This research was done on the impacts of land reforms and poverty reduction in Lamogi Sub County, Amuru district. The objective of this research was to establish the relationship between land reforms and poverty education in Lamogi sub county, Amuru district with the specific objectives of determining the level of monetary poverty in Lamogi sub county, determining whether land reforms has significant effects on the long term capital accumulation by the next generation to estimate the effects of reforms on educational attainment levels of residents and determine the impacts of land reforms on poverty levels in Lamogi sub county, Amuru District. The methodology design of these research has employed cross sectional survey design that has help to examine the data for these short time, using the regression, correlation analysis and the analysis of variance to assess how categorical variable about land reforms and poverty reduction. The sample size of the population under study in Lamogi sub county is 73 respondents, who was interviewed with a self-administered questionnaire and semi structured instrument to collect data from the respondents couple with key informants interview and documents analysis to obtain the secondary data. The finding indicate that there is appositive and significant relationship between land reforms and poverty reduction in Lamogi sub county, Amuru District, together with positive impacts on poverty as indicated by household income(daily consumption),asset accumulation, educational attainment, reduction in domestic violence, reduction in alcohol abuse and increase monogamist which have remain high among the residents with high percentage. The conclusion is that land reform had a significant and positive impact on poverty reduction seen also in accumulation of human and physical capital. Though there is a weak negative relational and reforms and poverty reduction which could have risen due to the respondent not knowing what land reforms could be or the questionnaire being translated to the local language arising to errors. There commendation for this research findings is that embarking on community sensitization about land reforms programs as many still do not understand what land reforms is all about for them, embarking on gender equity within the national land administrator to ensure equal representation in decision making, planning and implementation of the right that affects gender in decision makings. And finally encouraging compensation to expropriate public land interest couple with empowering large land holders.
Description: A Research Report Submitted to the College of Economics and Management Sciences in Partial Fulfillment for the Requirement of the Award of Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Economics of Kampala International University
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