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Title: Resource allocation as a strategy for poverty alleviation in Uganda: A case study of Igara and Sheema Counties in Bushenyi District
Authors: Mugisha, David
Keywords: Resource
Issue Date: Oct-2019
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: This study was designed to explore resource allocation as a strategy for poverty alleviation using the Counties ofigara and Sheema in Bushenyi District, as a case study. The study targeted 382 residents and 52 officials; 40 development partners (NGOs) and 12 sector heads. The study objectives included; finding out the existence of resource allocation and its relationship with poverty alleviation, identifying the precise policy guidelines used in the allocation of resources; and determining the professional conduct in the process of resource allocation. The study employed a survey research design. Both qualitative and quantitative techniques were used in collecting and analyzing the data. Questionnaires for soliciting information from residents and officials; and observation of records, were used. The Results from the study show that resource allocation exists and it has a relationship with poverty alleviation. The study revealed that the following policies are used during resource allocation; Local Government Act 1997, Universal Primary Education, Primary Health Care, National Agricultural Advisory Services, The National Budget and The Operation Maintenance Sustainability Policy. It was also discovered that there may be unprofessional conduct in the process of resource allocation. It was concluded that there exists resource allocation and it has a relationship with poverty alleviation. The precise policy guidelines include Universal Primary Education, Universal Secondary Education, Primary Health Care and National Agricultural Advisory Services. Also the conduct of some officials involved in resource allocation is unprofessional. The researcher therefore recommends that: extensive studies should be conducted to determine the nature of poverty for informed decisions in resource allocation
Description: A thesis submitted to the School Of Post Graduate Studies and Research in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Award of the Degree Of Master Of Arts In Public Administration and Management Of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Masters of Arts in Public Administration and Management

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