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Title: The role of decentralization policy in the promotion of socio-economic development in Kayunga district case study kangulumira sub county
Authors: Kavulu, Anthony
Keywords: Decentralization
Kayunga district
Issue Date: Sep-2009
Publisher: Kampala International University, Colleges of Humanities and Social sciences
Abstract: The study was carried out on the role of decentralization policy in the promotion of socio-economic development in Kayunga district where Kangulurnira Sub County was used as the case study. The study objectives included to examine the ways through which decentralization policy was being practiced in Kangulumira Sub County, to assess the contributions of decentralization policy towards socio economic development of Kangulumira Sub County and to examine the challenges that the decentralization policy was encountering in fostering socio-economic development in Kangulumira Sub County. These guided the study and determined the data that the researcher collected from the field through interviews and questionnaires. The study used an exploratory research design to explore into issues concerning the practice of decentralization policy in Kangulumira sub county, simple random sampling was used to select a representative sample from the study population where a sample size of 80m respondents were selected for the study. Data was collected from both primary and secondary sources using documentation, interviews and questionnaires, collected data was analyzed qualitatively using thematic analysis to generate relate data into tables that helped the researcher in discussing the findings. The study indicated that decentralization policy was leading to equal distribution of resources and people were deciding for themselves on how to use their resources for development which were contributing to socio-economic development. Therefore, decentralization should be encouraged for economic development to be realized in Kangulurnira Sub County and Uganda at large.
Description: A research dissertation submitted to the faculty of social sciences in partial fulfillment of the Requirements for the award of a bachelor’s degree in development studies of Kampala international university
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies

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