Establishment of poultry production for developing a strong and sustainable local market economy of widows in itonjanda village, Tabora municipality

Kilezu, Peter (2014) Establishment of poultry production for developing a strong and sustainable local market economy of widows in itonjanda village, Tabora municipality. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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This report basically is product based on community needs assessment exercise conducted at Itonjanda ward in order to identify the assets of the community and to determine potential concerns that the area faces, Itonjanda ward, in Tabora municipal, Tanzania was the area chosen for research by paying attention to obstacles hindering the community of widows in development. The research approach used for the study involved exploratory, descriptive and observational techniques. In order to meet research requirements and criteria, a designed and developed research instruments including questionnaire development, interview schedules, selection of sample survey was arranged for data collection. The research findings from the study have noted that, despite the efforts that had been taken by the government and other stakeholders to support people living in extreme poverty in the community still most of them live uncertainty life as a result of unreliable income flows to most of the widows. This situation has been evidenced by the study on family and individuals ability to meet various expenses on their normal life particularly on the aspects of health, food, clothes, and education expenses etc. In order that improvement is attained, income promotion to widows through poultry production was designed and carried out to widows in Itonjanda ward. To start with, fifteen individuals were organized into one group, ready to run the project of poultry production that would be good sources of income and again chickens droppings for soil improvement for better intercropping of different crops. Through monitoring and evaluation of the project has shown the good results for improving income of widows in Itonjanda ward.

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 12:13
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:13
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/715

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