Improving Livelihood of Male Youth Community Through Sand Harvesting at Kimara B Sub-ward, Saranga Ward in Ubungo District

Besta, Mohamed (2017) Improving Livelihood of Male Youth Community Through Sand Harvesting at Kimara B Sub-ward, Saranga Ward in Ubungo District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This project report culminates from the community-based research study that was conducted at Kimara B Subward (Mtaa), Saranga Ward in Ubungo Municipality, Dar es salaam region. The community needs assessment (CNA) commenced in May 2017 with a view to undertake a participatory action research based on CED principles. During the needs assessment process, the research design was formulated and data collection methods were identified and implemented that befits the research objectives and related questions. From the CNA, the researcher has established that the male youth community was desirous to be engaged in at least five economic activities with varying degree of community preference and needs. Subsequently, a project was perceived by the researcher and various key and secondary stakeholders were also identified for necessary incorporation and implementation of activities on the basis of participatory action research. The necessary consultations with the stakeholders were key to ensuring that the Project Implementation Plans (PIP) and funding are conducted based on principles of sustainability for the identified male youth beneficiaries. It was concluded that the communities can sustainably exploit available natural resources for income generation if there is participatory implementation planning and consideration of the cross cutting issues of the development paradigms towards the project and thereby aiding in alleviating poverty and improving wellbeing of the community. From the foregoing, the researcher recommended that that bold inclusive actions must be taken by involving all stakeholders to ensure equitable use of resources and sustainable implementation of the community economic development project.

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 Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2018 11:33
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2018 11:33

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