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Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2022, 10(1), 20-29
DOI: 10.12691/jbms-10-1-3
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Beneficiary Needs Assessment on Implementation of Devolved Road Construction Projects in Kisumu East Sub-County, Kisumu County, Kenya

Sule George Aggrey Ochieng1 and Abuya Isaac Odhiambo1,

1University of Nairobi

Pub. Date: January 07, 2022

Cite this paper:
Sule George Aggrey Ochieng and Abuya Isaac Odhiambo. Beneficiary Needs Assessment on Implementation of Devolved Road Construction Projects in Kisumu East Sub-County, Kisumu County, Kenya. Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2022; 10(1):20-29. doi: 10.12691/jbms-10-1-3

Abstract

In Kenya, the potential for road improvements is enormous. The government has accelerated the construction of road infrastructure, resulting in a safer transportation system. There is a dearth of strong beneficiary monitoring measures to assist the implementation of road development projects and to promote accountability. As a result, it is clear that contract documentation does not take into account the requirement of beneficiary monitoring for effective implementation of roads construction projects. This loophole has contributed to challenges in implementation of road projects including scope creep, cost overruns, design issues, delay in land acquisition, and resettlement of project affected persons, shifting of utilities, very weak contract management and enforcement environment. The purpose of this study was to examine how beneficiary monitoring influences the implementation of county government devolved road construction projects in Kisumu east sub county, Kisumu county. The study’s objectives was; to assess the extent to which beneficiary needs assessment influences the implementation of County government devolved road construction projects in Kisumu East sub county, Kisumu county, Kenya. The study was based on a descriptive survey. The study's target population is 1100. The study used Krejcie and Morgan table to arrive at sample size of 285. Probability sampling was conducted using simple random sampling, while non-probability sampling was conducted using purposive sampling techniques. Self-administered questionnaires was used to collect data. To ensure validity and reliability of the research instruments, pilot testing was conducted using a sample of 29 respondents from Bondo Sub County, Siaya County. Cronbach’s alpha at α =0.80 was attained as the reliability coefficient of the pre-tested instruments for respondents piloted. Descriptive statistics applied included frequencies, percentages, mean, and standard deviation. Inferential statistics used correlation and Analysis of variance (ANOVA) to test for the hypotheses. hypothesis was tested at α=0.05 level of significance and the results was. There is no significant relationship between Beneficiary needs assessment and implementation of County government devolved road construction projects was rejected since P=0.000<0.05It is concluded that beneficiary needs assessment significantly influence implementation of devolved road construction projects. It is recommended that Kisumu East Sub County monitoring officers develops and implements a beneficiary needs assessment and visibility plan for enhancing sustainable implementation of devolved road construction projects in Kisumu East Sub County, Kisumu County.

Keywords:
corporate social responsibility social economic impact beneficiary needs assessment Kisumu East Sub County

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