Land Administration and Urban Growth: A Case of Kakumiro and Igayaza Town Councils, Kakumiro District-Uganda

Ivan, Lwanyaga (2022) Land Administration and Urban Growth: A Case of Kakumiro and Igayaza Town Councils, Kakumiro District-Uganda. International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development, 6 (6). pp. 889-919. ISSN 2456-6470

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The study investigated the effectiveness land administration on urban growth in Kakumiro and Igayaza Town Councils of Kakumiro District. Specifically, the study analyzed the effect of land dispute resolution and the effect of the land information system on urban growth. The study employed a cross-sectional research design. It adopted both quantitative and qualitative approaches to data collection. The study used a sample of 305 respondents, for the quantitative part of the study and key in format intercviews. Questionnaires, and interviews, were used to collect quantitative and qualitative data respectively. Primary data was analyzed using descriptive statistics, such as frequency tables and percentages followed by correlation and regression analsios to test the study hypothes. Results established a significant positive effect of land administration on urban growth. Both land dispute resolution and the land information had a postivie signficiant effect on urban growth. Descriptive statistics and qualitative views of key imformants revealed that despite the efforts by the district to improve land administration through measures such as land titling, implementation of the land act, and handling land conflicits, a number of challenges undermine effectiveness of the dispute resolution process. A number of challenges were reported to undermine effectiveness of the of the land information system with a negative impact on its functionality and urban growt. Among the challenges include; limited awareness and knoweledge about land adminsitration process and procedures, the beuracratic process of land registration, delated process of land registration, titling and other services, high costs of land registration, corruption, limited coordination, limited skills and limited fiunding for land administration services in the district. The study provides recommednations for addressing the challenges identified towards improved land administration and its effectiven4ss to urban growth.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Postgraduate > Master's of Islamic Education
Depositing User: Journal Editor
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2022 22:14
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2022 22:14

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