International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Business Administration | Rwanda | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023


Horticulture Projects and Economic Development at IABM Cooperative in Muhanga District Rwanda

Nadege Muhorakeye | Dr. Gachilli Willson


Abstract: Horticultural sector is an important sector in production of food and generation of income. This study investigated the role of horticulture projects and economic development at IABM cooperative in Muhanga District. The researcher used Planned Behavioral theory; Social Welfare theory and social choice theory for exploring more review in relation with horticulture projects. The study targeted beneficiaries of IABM with entire 1, 453 members, therefore, for this study 314 respondents are the population size. The primary data was obtained from the beneficiaries of the horticulture projects. The secondary data was obtained from project records and journals. The data collection instruments used comprised questionnaires and interview schedule. Collected quantitative data was analyzed using computer software Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 23.0 to enable mathematical computations. The taking after comes about were watched as ?=.362 which means change on environment factors causes increase of 0.362 (36.2%) of horticulture projects and economic development. The ratio of ? test modal results into t value. From the table, t value is 6.735 which is greater than 1.96. Thus, t value is greater than 1.96, Sig=.000b, since p value is less than 0.05, this confirms the first alternative hypothesis of this study which says that environment components have a noteworthy role on horticulture projects and economic development at IABM cooperative in Muhanga District. ?=.271 which means change on factors of skills of stakeholders causes increase of 0.271 (27.1%). The t= 4.893 > 1.96. Therefore, the probability value has a significance role on horticulture projects and economic development since t value is greater than 1.96, Sig=.000b, since p value (0.05) is less than 0.05. This allows a researcher to confirm the first alternative hypothesis of this research which says that factors of skills of stakeholders have a significant role on horticulture projects and economic development at IABM cooperative in Muhanga district. ?=.474 which means change on market factors causes increase of 0.474 (47.4%) of horticulture projects and economic development. The ratio of ? test modal results into t value. t= 9.349 > 1.96, Sig=.000b, since p value (0.05) is less than 0.05 and this confirm the first alternative hypothesis of this research which says that market components have a noteworthy role on horticulture projects and economic development at IABM cooperative in Muhanga District. Based on the findings, the researcher recommends: Encouragement designs may be especially valuable in contexts of new products or markets. Government should encourage credit institutions to increase lending agencies nearer villages located far from the town centre; Encouraging vegetable farmers to subscribe and exercise their membership rights to a farmers? association.


Keywords: Horticulture, Financial Improvement, Economic Development, Horticulture Project


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,


Pages: 687 - 694


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