Who benefits from taxation of forest products in Nepal's community forests?

This paper is concerned with who benefits from taxation of forest products in Nepal's community forests. The objectives of the study are two-fold; to document who benefits from community forestry user groups' (CFUG) financing of investments in public services and infrastructure and pro-poor initiatives and to explore whether biases against certain groups in investments coincide with biases in their participation in decision-making.

An Algorithm for Identity Theft Mitigation: Keypoint Signature Verification

The existence of identity theft in society has become a major concern due to the effects it causes to those that are affected by it, more especially in the financial sector. Thus this thesis establishes the existence of identity theft issues in the financial sector loan sections and proposes an algorithm that addresses the mitigation processes of identity theft by having the signatures on the loan forms verified using the implementation of the proposed algorithm, then the results are compared with the human experts verification that are done on a daily basis.

Effects of credit policy on the liquidity of deposit taking saccos in Nairobi county

Liquidity is the ability of a financial institution or the ability of an organization to meet its financial obligation as they fall due. Liquidity is an important aspect in a company when achieving overall short and long terms financial objective while also maximizing the owner’s wealth and protecting them against the dynamics in the market. In SACCOs liquidity is important as lack of liquidity or liquid assets leads to bankruptcy as the institution will not be able cover for its cash demands as they fall due. Therefore managing liquidity is a top priority of deposit taking SACCOs.

Determinants Of Profitability Of Commercial Banks In Kenya

Commercial banks are important to the financial segment, particularly in developing economies where capital markets are not well developed and strong. Commercial Banks’ profitability is important because the soundness of an industry is closely connected to soundness of the whole economy. Profitability of the banking sector is also central as the well-being of the industry is closely associated with the wellness of the whole economy in general. Thus, a proficient and productive banking sector is able and better placed to endure negative economic shocks.

The effect of change in base lending rate on growth of micro-finance banks in Kenya

For the past few years, central bank of Kenya through the monetary committee has actively changed base lending rate from time to time. This has mostly been attributed by inflation and exchange rate. Subsequently the no of microfinance bank have risen from one in year 2009 to twelve by 31st may 2015. The objective of this study was to find out whether there exists a relationship between change in base lending rate and the growth of microfinance banks in Kenya.

The relationship between non interest income and financial performance of commercial banks in kenya

The objective of the study was to establish the relationship between the noninterest income and the financial performances of commercial banks in Kenya. Banks have a vital function in the economy. Traditionally banks have been thought of as firms which take deposits and make loans, and profit by the difference between the costs of the former and the earnings from the latter activities. Commercial banks in Kenya have experienced significant new competition and have lost valuable regulatory protection.

The effect of real estate finance portfolio size on the stock performance of commercial banks listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange

According to Central Banks of Kenya (CBK) 2010, The Kenyan real estate finance has grown rapidly over recent years in both value of loans and number of loans. The study is set out with the objective of establishing the relationship between the real estate finance portfolio size (Mortgage) and the stock performance (return) of commercial banks listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange in Kenya.

Factors influencing empowerment of Women on management of group projects in Winam division, Kisumu Kenya

The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that influence empowerment of women on management of group projects in Winam division, Kisumu East, Kenya. This study was designed to fulfill four objectives: Influence of trainings and literacy, influence of community and culture, influence of ICT Infrastructure and influence of access to financial resources on management of group projects. The study was significant in the attempt to unearth women groups in making correct choices on the management of their group projects thus reduce their poverty rate.

Factors affecting women entrepreneurs’ financial performance in Kenya

The design of this research was descriptive survey research. The researcher targeted a population of 200 but sample 150 was obtained. A descriptive survey research seeks to obtain information that describes existing phenomena by asking individuals about their perceptions, attitude, behaviour or values. The data collected was analyzed using inferential statistics.

Socio-economic factors influencing sustainability of women income generating group projects in Mogotio sub-county, Kenya

Kenya vision 2030 has various projects with women enterprise fund. This aims to provide Kenyan women with access to alternative financial services through establishment of small and medium enterprises. The women enterprise funds provide loans to 170,307 women across the country. During 2011/.20122 financial year and since its inception of 2007/.2008 the total of 484,245 women received loans in order to improve their projects and sustain the society and family welfare.


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