Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Environmental Policy Implementation on Environmental Management in Urban Municipal, Zanzibar

Omar,, Said Amran (2018) Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Environmental Policy Implementation on Environmental Management in Urban Municipal, Zanzibar. Masters thesis, The open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study assesses the effectiveness of the environmental policy implementation on environmental management in Urban Municipal, Zanzibar. The sample size of this study was 230 respondents who were randomly selected.Descriptive research design was used in this study where data were collected using both structured and unstructured questionnaires, in-depth interviews, observation and Focus Group Discussion. The data collected were analyzed using SPSS and content analysis. The study findings indicate that, 49 percent of respondents have low understanding of environmental policy, followed by 32 percent with moderate understanding. Meanwhile, the study indicates that 43 percent of respondents understand that there were shortages of financial resources within the Urban Musicality and shortage of human resources, equipments were factors hindering smooth implementation of Environmental Policy in Zanzibar. Environmental awareness and programmes should be constantly carried out in close collaboration of all stakeholders concerned with environmental management. Environmental Policy should be summarized, simplified and understandable using simple language. In order for the Environmental Policy to function effectively the line Ministries such as Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources, Livestock and Fisheries, Ministry of Land, Energy and Environment should form an Environment Management Board (EMB) whose duty is to control and manage the Environmental Management Agency.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2020 13:10
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2020 13:10
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2472

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