Factors influencing implementation of Agricultural CESS funded projects in Naivasha constituency
Nyaroo, Justine M
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The purpose of this study was to establish factors influencing implementation of agriculture cess funded projects in Naivasha Constituency in Nakuru County. Every person has a right to quality life. Every government in the world dedicates substantial amounts of money towards improving the living conditions of its people and especially the poor in society. The specific objectives of the research are to establish the capacity of the County Government officials in implementing cess funded projects. This includes their technical capacity in terms of skills and equipment. Secondly, this study aims at establishing the environmental factors influencing implementation of the cess funded projects in Naivasha. The study also looked at the influence of the pattern of disbursement of cess funds on implementation of projects. Lastly, the research focused on how community participation influenced project implementation. This study was significant in that the findings will help in understanding the challenge of project implementation in Naivasha constituency and also seek to find solutions to these challenges. The findings will help the government both at the national and county level to implement projects effectively. This study assumed that the sample was representative of the population, data collection instruments were valid and that the respondents were truthful in their responses. This study was guided by the goal setting theory which was advanced by Edwin Locke in the 1960s. This theory states that employees are motivated by clear goals and appropriate feedback. This study employed descriptive survey research design. The target population for the study were residents of Olkaria location in Naivasha constituency with a total population of 27874 out of which 223 was the sample size. Data was gathered through literature review, administering of questionnaires, interview schedules and focused group discussions. Simple random sampling was done to identify of 223 households where questionnaires were administered in the study area. The data was processed and analyzed using frequency tables and percentages to aid in making key decisions that will aim at improving utilization of not only flower cess funded infrastructure projects but also general running of tax payer funded projects. This study also came up with data analysis, presentation, interpretation and discussions based on the four objectives. Finally, the study has a summary of findings, conclusion and recommendations made by the researcher.