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Title: Capacity building and governance in selected public sectors of Somaliland
Authors: Ahmed, Khalid Ali
Keywords: Capacity
Issue Date: Nov-2014
Publisher: Kampala International University.College Of Humanities and social science
Abstract: The study sought to determine the relationship between Capacity building and governance in public sectors ofSomaliland. This study was guided by four objectives which consist of these objectives, to assess the level of capacity building in all the public sectors in Somaliland. to examine the level of governance in public sectors of So111aliland to establish if there is significant relationship between governance and capacity building in public sectors of Somali land. The study adopted correlation research design involving both qualitative and quantitative research approaches and it was based on the population of I 9 I who were chosen from Hargeisa power house (HPH), Hargeisa supply water(HSW) and Somaliland roads authority(SRA) that are public sectors in Somaliland. The study adopted a sample of 130 respondents who were used in the provision of data. The findings were that on average 2.56 and Standard deviation .856, these findings imply that the level of capacity building is appropriate in the delivery of governance require111ents, The results portray a mean of 2.78. Std. D.783: the findings reveal that governance level in Somaliland is good though not very appropriate. Pearson linear correlation analysis shows that there is a relationship between capacity buildings and governance in So111aliland (r = 0.134) at 0.024 level of significance. The findings imply that there is a significant positive relationship between governance and capacity building in Somaliland. The researcher thus accepts the hypothesis and concludes that there is sufficient evidence at the 0.05 level of significance that capacity building is related to governance The study recommendations were capacity building need to embark on skills of employees in order to enhance the performance of the government. Capacity building initiatives should be monitored though the capacity building process to ensure successful capacity building initiatives, capacity building in the public sector of Somaliland should be directed towards enhancing abilities and values that will enable organizations. how they ensuring sustainable capacity building over a longtime requires enhanced networking and information exchange, between implementers at local, national, regional, networks. There is a need for capacity building to embark on skills of employees in order to enhance the performance of the government institutions. It was further established that governance in public sector organizations of Somali land should be based on the elements of transparency, responsibility, accountability. participation, and responsiveness. A rairly big proportion of respondents agree that the Somaliland government is weak and lacks coordination. Government should make an effort to embrace capacity building. Capacity building through effective governance improves the operation of the government entities: there is need for ut111ost attention regarding the value of capacity development.
Description: Thesis presented to the College of Higher Degrees and Research in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a master’s degree in Public Administration and Management of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Masters of Arts in Public Administration and Management

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