Enhancing Community Based Organization Initiatives Engaged in Solid Waste Management in Making Compost Manure in Morogoro Municipal in Tanzania

Mgawe, Ramadhani Mrisho (2014) Enhancing Community Based Organization Initiatives Engaged in Solid Waste Management in Making Compost Manure in Morogoro Municipal in Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study focuses on Enhancing community based organizations initiatives engaged in solid waste management in Morogoro Municipal council. The accumulation of solid waste in urban area being collected and disposed have been a major problem to hygiene mechanism to residents causing an increase of communicable diseases such as Cholera, diarrheal diseases, pungent smell, malaria, disentry, land water and food contamination .Limited funds from local government to support the CBOS of solid waste management services lack of adequate protective gears and trucks/ vehicles to ferry the solid waste to the main landfill in time are the major contributing factors of this problem .The CNA prioritization of needs came with an intervention of minimizing the amount of solid waste by deciding to start compost manure schemes within the CBOS engaged with collection of the solid waste in the municipal area .It was a project to be conducted in three years. The project began with few(2 to3 CBOS) among 30 CBOS in order to enable implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project to be easily achieved according to the intended main goal of initiating compost manure schemes..The project came up with a number of recommendations. Mainly it is recommended that Morogoro Municipal Authority assist in the formulation and enforcement of by laws and regulations on solid waste and enhance CBO’s to undertake their roles and responsibilities in solid waste management in compost manure production.

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: 14 Jan 2016 12:29
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:29
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/575

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