•   Harrison Mbaluto Mutuku

  •   Mumo Mueke

  •   Augustine Mwangi


This study aimed at establishing the influence of resource planning on successful completion of water projects in semi-arid areas in Kenya with a specific focus on Machakos County. The target population consisted of 648 representative beneficiaries of water projects in Machakos County, Water Management committee members, Sub-County water officers and Machakos County Local Coordinators who are involved in water projects in Machakos County. A sample of 241 respondents was selected using purposive and simple random sampling procedures. The study had a response rate of 70.5%. Descriptive and inferential statistic was employed to analyze the quantitative data. From the simple linear regression conducted, the findings revealed resource Planning influences successful completion of water projects meaning that there was positive relationship between resource planning and successful completion of water projects in semi-Arid Areas. The study recommends the need for legislative authorities to increase statutory allocation to help enhance successful completion of water projects.

Keywords: Project Completion, Resource planning, Successful Completion, Semi-Arid areas, Water project


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Mutuku, H. M., Mueke, M., & Mwangi, A. (2021). Resource Planning as a Panacea for Successful Completion of Water Projects in Semi-Arid Areas in Machakos County, Kenya. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 6(3), 161-164. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2021.6.3.890