Journal of
Languages and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Lang. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6540
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLC
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 132

Table of Content: November 2016; 7(10)

November 2016

An investigation of participatory governance embedded in gadaa system: Manbadha general assembly of the Arsii Oromo in focus

This study revealed participatory governance rooted in Gadaa system by focusing on manbadha general assembly of the Arsii Oromo. The concept ‘manbadha’ (literally meaning wide house) is used by the Arsii Oromo to mean Gadaa general assembly. To this effect, interview, focus group discussion (FGD) and observation were used to procure data. The finding of this research revealed that Gadaa system is...

Author(s): Ayehu Bacha Teso, Lenin Kuto Hamado and Gemechu Taye Chalenka