Raising Income of Kibaha Youth Group Through Water Mellon Farming in Mwendapole “A”: A Case Study of Kibaha Town Council

Eliezeri, John (2017) Raising Income of Kibaha Youth Group Through Water Mellon Farming in Mwendapole “A”: A Case Study of Kibaha Town Council. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

A study on raising income of Kibaha youth group through water mellon farming in Mwendapole “A” is a result of community need assessment (CAN) conducted in Mwendapole “A” at Kibaha Town Council. Prior to project intervention the CAN exercise was conducted which came up with the community needs and problem. The Community Needs Assessment exercise resulted the main problem unveiled which faces majority community members in Mwendapole “A” was the prevalence of income poverty. Under this study there were objectives which set to facilitate solving the problem, there are:Sensitize 30 Youth of Kibaha community members on Water Mellon Farming project by June 2017, Equip 30 youths who are Water Mellon Farmers with knowledge and skills on how to manage and to produce Water Mellon by July 2017, Facilitate accessibility of Fund from TD Kibaha and other stakeholders by June 2017, To ensure 80% of Water Mellon producers access reliable market by August 2017. The study concludes that the communities can use their production and based on water mellon farming activities as sustainable source of income provided that they agree to plan and implement them are a means that poverty is eradicated. Therefore the study recommends that deliberate efforts should be taken to involve all stakeholders in implementation of community economic development project to ensure sustainability and reduced poverty that is threatening the nation.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2018 11:16
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2018 11:16
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1956

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