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Research Paper | Management | Rwanda | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019
Factors Influencing Stakeholders? Participation in Sector Development Fund Projects: A Case of Kinigi - Kabuhanga Murram Road Project in Musanze District Rwanda
John Nganga Waweru | Dr. Patrick Mulyungi 
Abstract: Stakeholders participation is an important aspect of public projects as it creates accountability and transparence during the implementation process. The objective of this study is to investigate factors influencing stakeholder participation in Sector Development projects in Kinigi Sector Musanze District in the republic of Rwanda. The study will be guided by three specific objectives, namely: To determine the level of stakeholder awareness in Sector Infrastructure development projects in Kinigi; To examine the influence of Governance and regulatory framework on stakeholder participation in Sector development projects; and to determine the influence of social capital on stakeholder participation in Sector Development projects. To assess the influence of competence of implementation team on stakeholder participation in SDP projects in Kinigi Sector. The study will use descriptive survey method whereby beneficiaries of the Murram road fund for the SDP in Kinigi Sector of Musanze District in Rwanda will be the target population. The sample size of 80 will be selected using simple multi-stage sampling selection method.60 respondents will be from the members of the Sector.20 respondents with experience in managing Sector infrastructure development projects will be selected using purposive sampling method. A standardized questionnaire, designed to include both closed and open- ended questions, will be used for data collection. Data analysis will be done using descriptive statistics such as frequencies, means, percentages, standard deviations and correlation. Data presentation will employ tools such as tables. The research will investigate issues like whether majority of the Sector members and beneficiaries are well informed about the presence of Sector Infrastructure development projects in their Sector. I will call out whether, their participation in identification of these projects in their sector is low or high. The research will look into the governance and regulatory framework to identify whether the laws, rules and structure are conducive or not to the participation of stakeholders in Sector Infrastructure Development projects.
Keywords: Stakeholder, Stakeholder Participation, Sector Development Projects
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,
Pages: 1943 - 1947