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dc.contributor.authorUmuro, Gonche U
dc.description.abstractThis study interrogated the role of external militia on socio-economic development: A case of Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) in Marsabit County. The objectives of the study were; to assess the state of socio-economic development in Marsabit County, examine the impact of armed groups on socio-economic development in the area; and assess how Oromo Liberation Front negatively impacted socio-economic development in Marsabit County. To extrapolate the impact of armed groups on socio-economic development in Marsabit County, the study used the Protracted SocioConflict (PSC) theory as originally founded by Edward Azar. To explain its findings, the studies used a case study and employed a qualitative research methodology. The study was conducted in Marsabit County. The target population was local leaders, businessmen/women, religious leaders, officials from NGOs in the region, leaders representing various women groups and the chiefs from the region. Purposive sampling techniques were used to select respondents for the study. Research instruments used include questionnaires and interview guidelines. Data was presented in descriptive prose. As part of ethical considerations, the researcher considered the anonymity of the respondents, their confidentiality and their informed consent. The study established that the presence of the Oromo Liberation Front in Marsabit County has negatively impacted the socioeconomic development in the countyen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Nairobien_US
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dc.titleThe Impact of Armed Groups on Socio-economic Development in Marsabit County: a Case Study of Oromo Liberation Front, 1991 – 2021en_US

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