The Role of Monitoring and Evaluation System. The Case Study is Nyakabale Village at Geita Gold Mine.

Kalokola, Paul (2021) The Role of Monitoring and Evaluation System. The Case Study is Nyakabale Village at Geita Gold Mine. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This research study assessed the Monitoring and Evaluation System role in solving Project Sustainability Dilemma (PSD) in mining community area. The case study for this study Nyakabale Village at Geita Gold Mine. The study has three specific objectives. The first specific object; to assess the perception and involvement of the community to M&E system: The second specific objective; to assess factors contributing to PSD in mining community area, and third specific objective; to explore the role of M&E system in solving PSD in mining community area. The research study involved a total 105 respondents and data was collected through documentary review, focus group discussion, interview and observation to the study area. The study finding revealed that, the project implemented in coordination need a holistic and coordinated monitoring and evaluation system for the project. M&E system role is a fundamental in ensuring project sustainability. It shows that, the PSD is largely contributed to lack or poor use and effective implementation of monitoring and evaluation system. In conclusion, the study provides that community/institutions and any others need to have a robust monitoring and evaluation system in order to solve the PSD. When the project is implemented in coordination, a coordinated M&E system is vital instead of individual institution M&E system. The value of project beneficiaries’ involvement in all stages of Project Life Cycle is given a priority. Effective use of Monitoring and Evaluation system in the project will help in eradicating the dependency syndrome which has been noticed to arise. It will provide a room to community to embrace self-reliance and active participation to development project. Keywords: Sustainability, History of sustainability, Mining, Community.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2023 07:13
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2023 07:13

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