International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Communication or Media Studies | Rwanda | Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018

Effect of Participatory Communication Activities on Land Administration in Rwanda

Mpungirehe Odette | Dr Caroline Nabuzale [3] | Hellen Mberia [6]

Abstract: This study aimed to examine the effect of participatory communication activities on land administration in Rwanda. It employed the mixed research to collect quantitative and qualitative data and was conducted in Kamonyi District. The study found that the public access land administration related information highly thanks to the current communication activities. Those activities favor dialogue between residents, then between residents and the government staff and authorities at a low level. In addition, residents involvement in communication activities is law while they participate freely in communication activities and decide to register their land transaction without other influence at a very low level. Therefore, the study recommends that participatory communication activities should be reviewed to favor dialogue, involvement and self-reliance standards by enhancing the use of interpersonal communication channels. Moreover, institution should involve village leaders and community mobilisers in their communication efforts and a formal research must be done to determine views of key publics on the use of social media in circulating land administration related information.

Keywords: Participatory communication, Land administration, Land Register

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 5, May 2018,

Pages: 610 - 613

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