Journal of Agricultural Science and Engineering
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Journal of Agricultural Science and Engineering, Vol.3, No.4, Aug. 2017, Pub. Date: Nov. 16, 2017
Impact of Personal Characteristics on the Livelihood Means in South Darfur State IDP’s Camps
Pages: 42-48 Views: 24 Downloads: 6
Authors
[01] Abdalrahman Abdalaziz Salih, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zalingei, Zalingei, Sudan.
[02] Mohammed Badawi Hussein, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural development, Faculty of Agricultural Studies, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan.
[03] Omaima Bashir, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural development, Faculty of Agricultural Studies, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan.
Abstract
This study conducted to measure the impact of personal characteristics of IDP’s at Camps on livelihood means, south Darfur state, west Sudan. This study aimed to determine how the livelihood means were affected by IDP’s personal characteristics at camp setting. The data was obtained by using both primary and secondary data sources. The questionnaire was main primary data collection technique; the study was depended on it to investigate the livelihood means for 384 respondents at five South Darfur IDP’s camps. The data which were collected are analyzed by using SPSS program. Frequency tables and percentage as well as Chi-square are main analysis technique for analyzing the data. The study outlined the majority of respondent were joined to educational institution, have source of work, married and married with children by 90.4%, 71.4%, and 61.9% respectively, remittance with receiving relief aids are livelihood means of 22.7% and 93.5% of respondents respectively. Chi-square results show that there are significant relationships between respondents’ ages and receiving relief aids (0.001), there are significant relationship among sex and receiving social service supports from social support institutions (0.013) and marital status (0.003). These findings have been involved to reject null hypotheses of this study. The remarks are to improve self-capacity to ensuring IDP’s effectively joined to working market, assorting livelihood means to help IDP’s secure their needs.
Keywords
South Darfur, IDP’s Camps, Personal Characteristics, Livelihoods Means
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