Dida Galgalo Wako, Susan Kambura, Adel Kanyiri


This research study aimed at investigating the influence of public participation strategies on performance of revenue collection in Moyale sub-county border point.  The study adopted descriptive survey design. The target population for this study was 384 divided into three strata, 200 revenue clerks, 70 senior revenue officer and 114 border business community. The sample size for this study was 196 using Yamane's formula.  According to Yamane’s formula, a target population of 384 was used with a 95% confidence level and a 5% margin of error. Stratified random sampling was used and the participants were selected randomly from each stratum. Data was collected using designing structured questionnaire. The data collection procedures for this study involved, identifying and contacting the relevant county revenue collection agencies and stakeholders in Moyale Sub-County and obtaining permission and clearance to conduct the study from the relevant authorities. A quantitative assessment was conducted using both descriptive and inferential methods of analysis. To facilitate data description and presentation through means, tables. The study employed the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Karl Pearson's correlation coefficient was used in this research to gauge the degree of association between the variables. The research results revealed a meaningful and positive correlation between public participation (r = 0.893, p < 0.05) with the efficacy of revenue collection in the Moyale sub-county's permeable border area. The study recommended that the sub-county need to improve on involvement of national government officials and in making revenue collection policy and collaboration of potential donors in strategizing on revenue collection.

Keywords; Cross-border public participation strategies, Performance of revenue collection

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