The challenges of urban planning: a case study of Iringa Town Tanzania

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Kampala International University; College of Humanities and Social Science
The major purpose of the study was to investigate the challenges of urban planning. The study was conducted in Iringa District, Tanzania. Eighty participants were sampled using purposive sampling technique. Data was collected using interview guides. The interview guides were used to enable the researcher probe for more information. Data was presented using pie charts, graphs and tables. The findings of the study indicated that lack of resources, political interference, poor planners, poor administration, poor decision making and lack of equipment were the major challenges of urban planning in Iringa. The major recommendations of the study were that there should be on job training, strict law against corruption, quick decision-making and government should provide good and modem equipment to facilitate planning.
Research project submitted to the Faculty of Social Science in partial fulfillment for the Award of a Degree in Public Administration of Kampala International University
Urban planning, Iringa Town, Tanzania