Employment Creation For Youth In West District, Zanzibar: The Case Of Shehia Of Fuoni

Hafidh , Abdulrabi Khamis (2011) Employment Creation For Youth In West District, Zanzibar: The Case Of Shehia Of Fuoni. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This Study focuses on identifying and analyzing the problem of unemployment of youth in the West District particularly the Shehia of Fuoni and then proposes the project to create employment. The Study involved the CED project description guidelines. The Study is presented in six chapters. The Chapter One discusses the conducted participatory assessment in the Shehia of Fuoni and methodology used. The Chapter Two discusses the problem identified in the Shehia of Fuoni. The Chapter Three discusses on the literature review. The Chapter Four is on the project implementation. The Chapter Five is on participatory monitoring, evaluation and sustainability and the Chapter six presents conclusion and recommendations. The main objective of this study is to come out with the sustainable development project so that to help the community in solving their selected current economic problem in the community hence designs the desired project for the targeted beneficiaries. The study used four data collection methods which are focused group discussion, structured interview, survey and documentation. The SPSS version 16.0 was used for data processing and analysis. Also MS Excel was used in data presentations like charts and graphs. The main findings revealed in this study is that; in the Shehia of Fuoni the community faces many problems but the main ones are youth unemployment reported 57 percent, followed by problem of deforestation of coconut and cloves trees reported 14 percent and the problem of shortage of safe water reported 11 percent. This study recommends that researchers should use reliable tools and methods during participatory assessment and youth employment creation in the community should be given priority.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2012 10:16
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 09:35
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/205

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