A project on capacity building in governance and lobbying skills

dc.contributor.authorKatunzi, Gosbert S.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores the project about role of governance in enhancing micro-entrepreneurship in Temeke district in Dar es Salaam. This paper is presented in three distinct parts. The first part elaborates the problem assessment process .and identification of the most pressing problems in the area under study. It covers findings of examining identification and verification of constraints which face petty traders in Mbagala, Temeke District. Also it covers the background of the project, host organization, study methodology, analysis , conclusion and recommendations Part two covers the pilot project on capacity building in governance to UWAMAMI members, particularly awareness on by-laws related to their businesses. This part also documents the evaluation and lessons learnt from the pilot project. Part three is about the two-year project on capacity building in governance and lobbying skills. This part covers a full project proposal which was designed by the host organization under the technical assistance from the author. This project was undertaken in Mbagala Ward, Temeke District for a period of six months. The primary contact in the project area include members of "Umoja wa Wauza Matunda na Mitumba (UWAMAMI). UWAMAMI is a community based NGO which was the host of the author of this Paper. Collection of data was basically done through a participatory method by employing Participatory Urban Appraisal (PUA) tools. Three tools included; semi-structured interview, wealth ranking, observation, pair wise ranking and questionnaire. Additionally, secondary sources of information such as literature review was used. The study was complimented by a six (6) months pilot project which aimed at promoting governance and lobbying skills within UWAMAMI and the local government Authority in Mbagala Ward. Both the problem assessment finding and pilot project provided inputs and lessons that were instrumental in designing the a two years project which is presented in part three of this paper. The project has shown that, lack of awareness by-laws and general practices of poor governance at ward level local authority were the major problems to Petty traders in at Mbagala Super kumba Market at Mbagala ward. (Author abstract)en
dc.description.bibliographicCitationKatunzi, G. S. (2003). A project on capacity building in governance and lobbying skills. Retrieved from http://academicarchive.snhu.eduen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Science (M.S.)en_US
dc.description.schoolSchool of Community Economic Developmenten_US
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dc.publisherSouthern New Hampshire Universityen_US
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dc.rightsAuthor retains all ownership rights. Further reproduction in violation of copyright is prohibiteden_US
dc.rightsHolderKatunzi, Gosbert S.en_US
dc.sourceOriginal format: Bound CED Project Report, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire Universityen_US
dc.subject.lcshSouthern New Hampshire University -- Theses (Community Economic Development)en_US
dc.subject.lcshOpen University of Tanzania -- Theses (Community Economic Development)en_US
dc.subject.otherTemeke District (TZ)en_US
dc.subject.otherDar es Salaam Region (TZ)en_US
dc.titleA project on capacity building in governance and lobbying skillsen_US
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