Rebuilding Livelihoods: An Assessment on the Impact of Limited Access to Agricultural Inputs in Pageya ‘B’ Village Awach Sub County Gulu District

Aber, Paska (2013) Rebuilding Livelihoods: An Assessment on the Impact of Limited Access to Agricultural Inputs in Pageya ‘B’ Village Awach Sub County Gulu District. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study “assess the impact of limited access to agricultural inputs was conducted in Pageya B village Awach Sub-County in Gulu District,” had conducted four research objectives; to examine demographic characteristics, identify the factors /problems affecting rebuilding of livelihoods, establish causes and determine possible solution. Through a CNA Qualitative and quantitative data were collected using structured interview, Focus group discussion, KII and observation administered in a participatory manner using PRA approach. Findings revealed that in the village recovering from over two decades of war(1986-2006), their livelihood means crop production (66.7 %) was affected low crop production (40%) causes by limited access to agricultural inputs (60%).Therefore provision of Agricultural input (hand hoses)was required appropriate (50%) through enhancing opportunities for accessing agricultural input-hand hoes (76.7%). The Uganda NDP document though view hoes as old traditional technology but good start in recovery situation. A midterm evaluation on the project to enhance access to agricultural input (hand hoes) found out that; the project was relevant to needs 100% and increased opportunities to access hoes 62.5%, beneficiaries adopted and practiced durable solutions to access hand hoes66.7%, and sustainability prospects100%.Therefore increased opportunity, capacity built and hand hoes provided, livelihoods could be livelihood rebuilt in Pageya B village.

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: 19 Dec 2015 15:07
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2015 15:07
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/529

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