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Journal of Geology and Mining Research
Estimation of gold mineralization using remote sensing techniques based on index calculation: Case of Betsiriry region, western Madagascar

July-September, 2021

It is undoubtedly true that the development of a country depends on the exploitation of these resources. In the case of Madagascar’s Island, it is home to countless natural biological and mineral resources. Yet the island is underexplored, with most of the country's geological data dating from the 1950s. The use of modern technologies in mineral exploration and research facilitates and gives us many...

Author(s): Rakotondramano H., Razafindrakoto B., and Randriamiarantsoa T.

Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment
Understanding levels and motivations of rural women engaging in Forest Management Institutions: Evidence from developing countries

July-September 2021

Although studies emphasize that rural women are persistently being marginalized in forest governance in the Global South, some feminist scholars contend that women are still joining and engaging in forest management institutions. Drawing on the ‘Typology of Participation’ model and the ‘Gender Box’ framework, this article intends to widen our understanding of the levels and motivations of rural...

Author(s): Edwin A. B. Juma, Paul Omondi and Raphael W. Kareri

Educational Research and Reviews
Online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic from the perspectives of English as foreign language students

July 2021

This study aimed at exploring the advantages and disadvantages of the online learning system implemented during COVID-19 Pandemic from English as foreign language (EFL) students’ perspective. To achieve the objectives of the study, qualitative approach was used. The sample of the study consisted of 20 students who were chosen purposely from the World Islamic Sciences and Education University in Amman, Jordan. A...

Author(s): Talal Alodwan

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Cage fish culture in the lake victoria region: Adoption determinants, challenges and opportunities

July-December 2021

Fish cage farming was first introduced in Lake Victoria in 2005, however, its adoption and production has not met expectations. It is a promising venture that can help solve the problems of food insecurity, unemployment and alleviate poverty if, a conducive investment environment is put in place.  This study sought to explore the adoption determinants, challenges and opportunities of this technology within the Lake...

Author(s): Mary Orinda, Erick Okuto and Martin Abwao

Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health
Prevalence of hip dysplasia in domestic shorthair breed of cats in three municipal districts in Accra, Ghana

July-September 2021

Hip dysplasia in cats appears to have a similar prevalence as that seen in dogs especially with large breeds of cats like the Maine coon. However, cats do not commonly show signs of lameness like dogs do. This study was to determine the prevalence of hip dysplasia in domestic shorthair breed of cats in three municipal districts in Accra, Ghana. Twenty (12 males and 8 females) adult (2.3 ± 0.8 years) shorthair...

Author(s): Zainab Olaitan Oni, Adenike Olatunji-Akioye and Ayodeji Ayotunde Oni

International Journal of Peace and Development Studies
African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) trade vs. security dilemma: From borders’ perspective

July-December 2021

Africa embarked on an ambitious and promising free trade area agreement. If applied fully, it can inject a magical potion into the lives of the African economies which currently seem doomed to economic ICU. The agreement is expected to induce intra-continental trade, industrialization, integration all mainly because of free movement of people and goods. Meaning, lowering border controls and checkpoints, but, here the...

Author(s): Alazar Melkamu and Adonias Adugna

Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science
Agromorphological characterization of scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum L.) grown in the Republic of Benin

July-September 2021

The scarlet eggplant (Solanum aethiopicum L.) is an African traditional vegetable grown for its edibles leaves and fruits, which can contribute to food security in Republic of Benin. However, very little information is available on the genetic variability of this vegetable for varietal improvement purposes. Sixty accessions of scarlet eggplants collected throughout 52 villages in Benin republic were characterized using...

Author(s): Aguessy Scholastique, Idossou Roger, Loko Yêyinou Laura Estelle, Agre A. Paterne, Dassou Anicet, Dadonougbo Eric, Dansi Alexandre and Agbangla Clément

Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health
Paratuberculosis epidemiological study (risk factors and prevalence) in ovine livestock production units in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico

July-September 2021

In order to determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with paratuberculosis in ovine livestock production units in Guanajuato, Mexico; a cross-sectional epidemiological study was carried out for one year long. Serum samples (n = 1387) were analyzed with an agar gel immunodiffusion test. Bacteriological culture and IS900 nested PCR were done from the fecal samples (n=640). For epidemiological data, two...

Author(s): Marco Antonio Santillán-Flores, Dionisio Cordova-López and Claudia Celic Guzmán-Ruiz

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Phosphorus management issues for crop production: A review

July, 2021

Phosphorus (P) is an essential element for plant growth. On account of its low solubility in soil, P is often a limiting factor to optimum crop growth and therefore P fertilisation is an important aspect of nutrient management plans to ensure profitable and sustainable crop production. Plant P availability is controlled by sorption, desorption and precipitation of P from P released during weathering of P minerals and...

Author(s): T. Mardamootoo, C. C. du Preez and J. H. Barnard

Journal of Media and Communication Studies
Oil, gas and goodwill: Assessing press coverage of Nigeria’s oil industry CSR activities

July-September 2021

Oil, being the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy has continuously generated controversies at various levels, particularly between government, exploration companies and host communities. One useful method of dousing such tension is to display a sense of empathy, creating some level of ownership mindset in natives and residents of host communities and the nation at large. This study probes into the volume of coverage of...

Author(s): Aiyesimoju Ayodeji Boluwatife and Olasanmi Kehinde Ayodele

African Journal of Agricultural Research
From yield to application: Nutrient requirement of maize (Zea maize) in Southeastern and Southwestern Ethiopia at zonal level

July, 2021

Optimal nutrient application is required for sustainable crop production and farm profitability in Ethiopian smallholder farmer. In this study, N, P and K requirement of maize was estimated for the current and future maize production levels in East Shewa and Jimma zones of Ethiopia. Current yield was assessed from Spatial Production Allocation Model (SPAM) database and yield responses and agronomic N, P and K use...

Author(s): Workneh Bekere

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Antioxidant activity of Capsicum frutescens and its effect on sensory and carcass traits of local chickens

July, 2021

This study determined the antioxidant activity of Capsicum frutescens powder and its effect on sensory and carcass characteristics of local chickens fed with either cotton seed cake or sunflower seed diets for thirty seven days. The birds were randomly assigned to four dietary treatments (0, 1.1, 2.2 and 4.4%) of C. frutescens powder. For cotton seed cake diets, 15 birds were replicated thrice per treatment whereas the...

Author(s): Sebulime Peregrine, Ocaido Michael and Okello Samuel

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Impact of row spacing on soybean morphological parameters and yield

July, 2021

The variable distribution of soybean seeds in rows can reduce the final stand and compromise grain yield. This article assesses the impact of seed distribution on the morphological characteristics of some plants and on the final yield of soybeans. The study was carried out in the experimental area of ??the federal university of Santa Maria, Frederico Westphalen campus, in the state of rio grande do sul, Brazil, in a...

Author(s): Claudir José Basso, Willian Bizarro Pertile, Mateus Junior Rodrigues Sangiovo, Fernanda Marcolan de Souza and Diecson Ruy Orsolin da Silva

Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
What influences uptake of alternative pest management practices by potato farmers? Evidence from six counties in Kenya

July-September 2021

Potato pest and disease management has been dominated by chemical pesticides, despite their potential undesirable effects on the environment, food safety and human health. This study explores factors influencing intensity of uptake of alternative pest management practices among potato farmers in Kenya, through a survey of 1,002 farmers in six main potato growing counties in the country. A Poisson count model was used to...

Author(s): Idah Mugambi, Lucy Karanja, Isaac Macharia, Wachira Kaguongo, George Ngundo, Ruth Amata, Fernadis Makale, Jane Wanjiku, Duncan Chacha, Moses Nyongesa, John Wangai Kimenju, Willis Ochilo and Joseph Mulema

African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
The study of land use and land cover (LULC) dynamics and the perception of local people in Aykoleba, Northern Ethiopia

July 2021

It is believed that since the advent of agriculture, changes in land use and land cover (LULC) have happened. However, rates, extents and intensities of LULC changes have become more aggravated at all levels. The current study aims to examine the dynamics and perceptions of LULC change in the last four decades (1973-2013) in Aykoleba, Ethiopia using a combination of remote sensing data and the ground truth data. Focus...

Author(s): Mehari Mariye, Melesse Maryo and Jianhua Li

Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
Potential for anaerobic digestion by incubation and anaerobic fermentation of landfill waste: A case of the city of Lomé (Togo)

July-December 2021

The objective of this work is to determine the methanogenic potential of landfill waste. To do this, two types of tests were carried out. The first one is the pre-test of anaerobic digestion by incubation carried out in a 500 mL flask in which 50 g of waste is placed in contact with 350 mL of water and the second one is the pre-test of the anaerobic digestion by fermentation also carried out under the same conditions as...

Author(s): Edem Komi Koledzi, Kokou Semeho Hundjoe and Nitale M’Balikine Krou

Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
Agricultural services on the demand and supply for improving agricultural productivity in Benin

July-September 2021

The Beninese government has undertaken far-reaching reforms in the agricultural service supply in Benin since 2016. The objective of the article was to assess the level of satisfaction of the agricultural services supply and demand and to analyze the determinants of the level of satisfaction of agricultural services in Benin. The primary data used was provided from entire national territory by taking into account all...

Author(s): C. Hervé Sossou, Elysée M. Houedjofonon, Victor Codjo, Daniel M. Noukpozounkou and Nestor R. Ahoyo Adjovi

Educational Research and Reviews
The effect of using word processor in teaching writing skill among secondary students in schools in Jordan

July 2021

The study aims to identify the effect of using word processor in teaching writing skill among secondary students in private schools in Jordan, clear out the differences in writing skill between the control group taught in the ordinary method and the experimental group taught using word processor. The study follows the descriptive and experimental approach to identify the effect of using word processor in teaching...

Author(s): Yaser Aladwan

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Spatial distribution, ecological niche model of pignut and control eradication strategies in the context of climate and global change for Benin, West Africa

July-September 2021

Benin’s native biodiversity, like other countries in the world, is facing biological invasions through the proliferation of invasive alien species. One of them, the pignut (Mesosphaerum suaveolens (L.) Kuntze, Lamiaceae), represents a serious threat to the biodiversity. The control of its spatial distribution and ecological niche are essential to understand its favorable spatial area and predict its dynamics. The...

Author(s): AÏKPON Gorgias, KOURA Kourouma and GANGLO C. Jean

Journal of Stored Products and Postharvest Research
Repellent and insecticidal effects of essential oils of Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Fuss and Pimenta racemosa var. racemosa (Mill.) J.W. Moore leaves on Dinoderus porcellus Lesne (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae)

July-December 2021

Essential oils from leaves of Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nym. ex AW HillFuss (Apiaceae) and Pimenta racemosa var. racemosa  (P. Mill.er) J.W. Moore (Myrtaceae) were evaluated for their repellent properties, insecticidal and fumigant activities against Dinoderus porcellus Lesne (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae). The essential oils of these plants were obtained by Clevenger-type hydro distillation method...

Author(s): Loko Yêyinou Laura Estelle, Bogninou Gbêdossou Sophie Reine, Toffa Joelle, Kassa Parfait, Douro Kpindou Ouorou Kobi and Chougourou C. Daniel

International Journal of Physical Sciences
Thick lenses systems

July-September, 2021

The matrix optics formalism is applied to show that a simple Gaussian equation is enough to relate object and image distances in an optical system consisting of an arbitrary number of thick lenses in cascade immersed in air. First, the case of a single thick lens was studied. Applying sequentially the optical matrixes corresponding to refraction and displacement of the optical ray, and imposing certain conditions on the...

Author(s): Fulvio Andres Callegari

African Journal of Biotechnology
An efficient in-vitro regeneration system of Taro (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott) using apical meristems

July 2021

Taro (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott) is an important crop for food and nutrition security, incomes, and livelihood of people in developing countries. Its cultivation and productivity have been limited mainly due to a lack of quality planting materials. Therefore, this study developed an effective micropropagation method for two common taro varieties in Kenya (Purple Wild and Dasheen) using apical meristem derived from...

Author(s): Mercy Sinkiyian Kepue, Cecilia M. Mweu, David Muruu Kariuki, Linnet Kerubo, Isaac Njaci, Anne Njoroge, Leah Kago, Benard O. Mware and Sita R. Ghimire

Journal of Horticulture and Forestry
Influence of different light intensity on early growth of Jatropha curcas L. seedlings

July-September 2021

This study investigated the influence of different light intensities on the early growth of Jatropha  curcas seedlings. Forty (40) seedlings were randomly selected from the germinated seedlings in the nursery and arrayed under four different treatments (0, 20, 40 and 60% light intensity). The amount of light being received by each of the seedlings was regulated, using constructed wooden box covered with wire gauze...

Author(s): Saka M. G. and Okoye D. N

Journal of Dryland Agriculture
Sustainable dryland management strategy in Buleleng Regency of Bali, Indonesia

July 2021

The research objective was to formulate a sustainable dryland management strategy in Buleleng Regency, Bali Province. The results showed that the effective strategies were namely: (1) Utilizing available dryland to increase the quantity and quality of agricultural production; (2) Utilizing the research results of research institutes of the Ministry and University related to dryland; (3) Attracting investors to invest in...

Author(s): Made Sri Sumarniasih and Made Antara

African Journal of Plant Science
Standard heterosis and heterotic grouping of highland adapted maize (Zea Mays L.) inbred lines in Ethiopia

July 2021

The current study was initiated to estimate the magnitude of standard heterosis for grain yield and yield related traits in a line x tester hybrids and to classify the inbred lines into different heterotic groups. Fifty entries consisting of 48 testcrosses developed from 12 inbred lines and 4 testers using line x tester design and two commercial check hybrids used in the study. The experiment was conducted using alpha...

Author(s): Dufera Tulu, Demissew Abakemal, Zeleke Keimeso, Tefera Kumsa, Worknesh Terefe, Legesse Wolde and Abenezer Abebe

African Journal of History and Culture
Cultural astronomy in Uganda from the perspectives of the Acholi, Banyankole, Iteso and Lugbara

July-December 2021

Cultural astronomy in Uganda has been explored a second time considering another set of four ethnic groups, giving a wide range of perspectives in the subject and setting a baseline for exploring cultural astronomy in other African countries. Qualitative data have been collected using interviews and questionnaire survey, conducted with mutual consent of the respondents. Both purposive sampling and snow-ball sampling of...

Author(s): Bosco Oruru, Harriet Najjemba, Caroline Joyce Atim, Ronald Nteziyaremye and Merciline Nayibinga

International Journal of Psychology and Counselling
Attributions for the culture of silence among victims of domestic violence: A case of married men in Kenya

July-September 2021

The study examines attributions for the culture of silence among ever-married male victims of domestic violence in Kenya. This study targets ever-married men who had attained post-secondary education and working in public service. The study adopted a case study design that allows a combination of descriptive and explanatory strategies. The public institution was purposively selected from where 120 respondents were...

Author(s): Ciriaka Muriithi Gitonga

Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment
Cocoa-based agroforestry systems and its potential for tree resource conservation around the Dja Biosphere Reserve Southeastern Cameroon

July-September 2021

The objective of this study was to evaluate tree species diversity, structure and conservation status of these tree species in cocoa-based agroforestry systems around the Dja Biosphere Reserve, South East of Cameroon. This reserve is divided into four clusters due to its large nature and location between two regions. A random sampling approach was adopted, whereby, 100 plots of 100 m × 20 m and 10 m × 20...

Author(s): Njini Loveline Munjeb, Marie-Louise Avana Tientcheu, Yerima Bernard Kfuban Palmer and Roger Kogge Enang

Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management
Soil survey and characterization of soil of Argo- Gedilala Sub Watershed in Dugda District, Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

July-September 2021

A detailed study on soil resources characterization based on the understanding of the soil system is not available at Dugda district. With the cognizance of this fact, the present study was conducted to characterize the morphological and physicochemical properties of soils, classify the soils according to World Reference Base for Soil Resources (WRB) of Argo-Gedilala Subwatershed in Dugda District of Oromia Regional...

Author(s): Bekele Abebe , Lemma Wogi and Samuel Feyissa

International Journal of Livestock Production
Morphological characteristics of indigenous Djallonké sheep in rural areas in the south of Mali

July-September 2021

This study aimed at evaluating some morphological traits in Djallonké sheep reared in four localities (Dioïla, Kolondiéba, Yanfolila and Kita) in the south of Mali. Two hundred and sixty sheep (40 males and 220 females) randomly selected from these localities were used for measuring the following traits: Coat color, presence of horns/wattles, height at withers (HW), and live body weight (LBW). Animals...

Author(s): Oumar Ouattara, Aboubacrine Mahamane Touré, Drissa Konaté, Sognan Dao and Diakaridia Traoré,

Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
Economic impact of DroughtTEGO® hybrid maize in Kenya

July-September 2021

This paper utilizes the Economic Surplus Model (ESM) to provide an ex-post evaluation of the economic impact of drought tolerant hybrid maize technology in Kenya. Results indicate that the adoption of DroughtTEGO® varieties will generate economic benefit to producers with a net present value of US$ 2.1 billion over a 20-year period. These benefits are sustainable when adoption levels remain above 32% and yield...

Author(s): Daniel Kyalo Willy, Ibrahim Macharia, George Marechera, Grace Muinga, Stephen Mugo, Ruth Rotich, Ruth Khasaya Oniang&#;o, James Karanja, Caleb O. Obunyali and Sylvester O. Oikeh

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Preventing prematurity: The power of determining factors and challenges in a rural district hospital in Benin

July-September 2021

Preterm births remain a major public health issue due to its weight in neonatal mortality and the significant socio-economic costs for its care. The aim of the current study was to identify factors associated with preterm births at Allada-Toffo-Zè zone hospital in Benin. This was a case-controlling study, which took place in April 2019. A total of 222 women's files were examined, including 74 cases and 148...

Author(s): SAIZONOU Jacques, MONGBO Virginie, AFFO Alphonse, MAKOUTODE Patrick and HOUESSOU Gad  

International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
Towards meaningful social development in the covid-19 era: Strategies for capacity building in a gang-affected community in Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha), South Africa

July-September 2021

At the second think-tank session of the Helenvale Dialogues initiative held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in May 2018, the main theme of the session focused on scenario planning for the community of Helenvale, regarded as one of the most fragile and volatile communities in Port Elizabeth.  The author, as an invited member of the think-tank, engaged in group discussions with other attendees, with the aim of...

Author(s): Theodore Petrus

International Journal of Psychology and Counselling
Career decision making among young adults in Ghanaian secondary schools using super’s career choice theory as a lens

July-September 2021

This study focused on analysis of Donald Super’s Theory of Career Choice among young adults in Ghanaian Secondary Schools. This study indicates that, decisions made at tender age may relate to nothing but fantasy because they are likely to learn more on needs and wants of self rather than reality factor and also the inability of young adults to choose a good career for their lives is lack of career information and...

Author(s): Alfred Alunga Anovunga, John N-yelbi and Joseph Akpadago

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Profitability analysis of smallholder cocoa production in South West Region of Cameroon

July, 2021

Over the years, cocoa production in Cameroon has served as a source of employment for many smallholder farmers. However, aging trees amongst other factors is a limiting factor in the productivity of cocoa. The study compared the economic performances of different crop ages of smallholder cocoa production using primary data obtained by means of semi-structured questionnaires. Multi-stage random sampling was adopted to...

Author(s): Norbert N. Ngwang and Majory O. Meliko

African Journal of Biotechnology
Changes in some behavioral, hematological and biochemical indices of air-breathing Clarias gariepinus [BUCHELL, 1822] exposed to pharmaceutical effluent

July 2021

This work aimed at evaluating the behavioral, biochemical and hematological effects of pharmaceutical effluent in laboratory population of Clarias gariepinus using a static renewal bioassay system. Fish specimens were collected and exposed to five (0.04, 0.06, 0.08, 0.10 and 0.12 mgL-1) sublethal concentrations of the effluent including a control experiment. Different dose dependent behavioral responses such as erratic...

Author(s): Ogundiran M. A., Ayandiran T. A., Olasunmibo A.O., Olanipeku A. S. and Okaseun O. T.

Journal of Accounting and Taxation
Related party transactions and their association with earnings management – evidence of Hong Kong listed companies

July-September 2021

This study empirically investigates whether related party transactions play an important role in earnings management in Hong Kong Stock Exchange, by using manually collected data comprising 1,278 firms’ yearly observations from all listed company on Hang Seng Composite Industry Indexes from 2016 to 2018. This study analyzes the three most frequent types of related party transactions, including related sales,...

Author(s): Patrick Kuok Kun CHU and Mayava Weng In LEONG

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Can conservation incentives promote willingness to coexist with large carnivores in the eastern Serengeti ecosystem?

July-September 2021

Communities living adjacent to protected areas tend to express more willingness to coexist with large carnivores in their areas when they receive tangible benefits. The aim of this study was to explore people’s willingness to coexist with large carnivores, including lions (Panthera leo), leopards (Panthera pardus), cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus), spotted hyenas (Crocuta crocuta), African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) and...

Author(s): Franco P. Mbise and Eivin Røskaft

Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
Influence of informal financial literacy training on financial knowledge and behavior of rural farmers: Evidence from Uganda

July-September 2021

Financial literacy plays an important role in influencing financial behavior and knowledge of individuals. In this study, the impact of informal financial literacy training on rural smallholder farmers was assessed. Propensity score matching approach was used to assess training effects on distinct dimensions of financial knowledge. The study used a sample of farmers who are members of village savings and loans...

Author(s): Ntakyo Renzaho Proscovia, Johnny Mugisha, Robert Bangizi, Diana Namwanje and Robert Kalyebara  

Journal of Stored Products and Postharvest Research
Performance evaluation of the DehytrayTM solar drying device using plantain, pepper and okra under the tropical conditions of Oyo State, Nigeria

July-December 2021

The quest for improved performance of access to solar dryers has led to the development of several designs of solar dryers. This study evaluated the performance of the DehytrayTM, a relatively new solar dryer made up of food grade plastic, in comparison with sun drying using plantain, okra and pepper as test crops in five replicated trials. Freshly harvested crops were divided into two batches, weighing 1.3 kg each. The...

Author(s): Omobowale Mobolaji, Akhere Eromosele Olenloa and Ngozi Emade Okoro

Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
Effects of Boswellia serrata, Zingiber officinale and Ginkgo biloba extracts in combination on memory impairment in mice

July, 2021

Cognitive decline induced by oxidative brain damage is the critical pathological hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. Studies have shown that individual administration of Boswellia serrata Roxb (BS), Zingiber officinale Roscoe (ZO) and Ginkgo biloba L. (GB) extracts improved memory and learning through a different mechanism of actions. This study aims to compare the individual effects of each extract with their...

Author(s): Arsalan Moradian, Masoud Sadeghi Dinani, Ali Hosseini Sharifabad and Mohammad Rabbani

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Study on the optimum nutrient solution concentration for the growth of Mint (Mentha genus)

July, 2021

Mint (Mentha genus) is an herbaceous herb that is fragrant useful for centuries with spices and medicinal herbs. Study on optimum nutrient solution sufficient to meet the plants’ demands regarding soilless culture of mint would be helpful for its application in plant factory, but was less reported. In the current study, 0.5 fold (×), 0.75×, 1.0× and 1.25× concentrations of Yamazaki formula...

Author(s): Wang Tingqin, Zhao Yixin, Xu Zhenyu, Wen Junlang and Su Xiuxiu

Journal of Public Administration and Policy Research
Entrepreneurship education and the professionalisation of higher education

July-December 2021

Considerable concern is being paid to the professionalization of education. Professionalising higher education in a way in many countries is trying to build a bridge between theory and practice. First of all, it is important to know and understand that academics cannot be professionalised. This paper aims to explore a way to professionalise higher education. Data for the study is based on books and interviews with...

Author(s): Lema Catherine Forje

Journal of Dryland Agriculture
Potential of camel production and management Practices in Ethiopia: Review

July 2021

The camel is one of the most vital domestic animals species for pastoralist livelihood as much as their blood circulation. The annual camel milk production of Ethiopia in 2018 is estimated to be 176113 tones. Camel produces considerable amount of milk and for long period of time than other milk producing animals under harsh conditions. Meat quality is largely age dependent and as other animals, good meat is from young...

Author(s): Kibebew Babege, Sale Wandara and Latamo Lameso

Journal of Accounting and Taxation
Achieving competitive advantage and financial sustainability through acquisition and restructuring strategies

July-September 2021

Acquisition and restructuring strategies are some of the growth and retrenchment strategies that firms employ with the aim of achieving competitive advantage in form of superior financial sustainability position. In this study, we set out to provide a descriptive framework for acquisition and restructuring strategies as corporate level strategies and to investigate the ability of these strategies to help organizations...

Author(s): Japhet Imhanzenobe

Journal of Dryland Agriculture
Multi-criteria SWOT-AHP analysis for the enhancement of agricultural extension services in Kano State, Nigeria

July 2021

The study analysed the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) for the enhancement of agricultural extension services in Kano State, Nigeria. Agricultural extension officers (head of units and their deputies) were purposively selected for the study due to their responsibilities as administrators and planners. In this paper, the SWOT-AHP methodology was employed to assess and prioritize management...

Author(s): Ibrahim Tafida and Raphael Foli Fiagbomeh

Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment
Floristic and structural diversity of woody vegetation in the Sudano-guinean zone of Larmanaye, Chad

July-September 2021

This study was carried out in the Larmanaye ecological landscape in the Sudano-guinean zone of Chad. The objective was to analyse the floristic and structural diversity of different woody-vegetation types. Floristic and dendrometric data were collected in 92 plots of 2500 m² to assess woody species with diameter greater than 5 cm, and 460 plots of 25 m² for the assessment of regeneration. The composition,...

Author(s): Béré NANGNDI, Marie Louise AVANA TIENTCHEU, Junior Baudoin WOUOKOUE TAFFO, Alex Bruno ETCHIKE DONG, Dodorom Téblé WOLWAI  and Théophile FONKOU

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Agricultural zoning and recommendations for the seeding of wheat (Triticum species) in the Central-Southern Mesoregion of Parana State in Brazil

July, 2021

Wheat is one of the most cultivated cereals and is essential for human and animal feeding. Since it is a sensible species to the meteorologic conditions, the climate changes can alter all its cultivation areas and practices known in the present agriculture. This paper aims to make the zoning of climatic risk for agriculture for the wheat crop (Triticum species) and recommend the planting window for the central-southern...

Author(s): Ana Paula Ferreira Dominoni⊃, Nathan Felipe da Silva Caldana⊃, Leonardo Rodrigues⊃, Bruno Wismeck Negrão⊃, Vitor Rampazzo Favoretto⊃, Victor Ricardo Bodnar⊃ and Marcelo Augusto de Aguiar e Silva⊃

Journal of Accounting and Taxation
Taxing the informal sector through presumptive taxes in Zimbabwe: An avenue for a broadened tax base, stifling of the informal sector activities or both

July-September 2021

Domestic revenue generation occupies a central domain in most countries, leading to continuous mapping of strategies towards its enhancement. Taxation is a dependable and foreseeable avenue to generate revenue for governments to fulfil their key obligations of employment creation, economic growth and infrastructural development, poverty reduction and state security. Despite these plausible arguments, tax revenues are...

Author(s): Favourate Y. Sebele Mpofu

Journal of Economics and International Finance
The economic impact of unemployment and inflation on output growth in South Africa

July-September 2021

Unemployment is not only pertinacious to output growth, but it has other social costs. As economies seek to develop through elimination of inequalities, alleviating poverty and ensuring output growth, inflation and unemployment stand as scarecrows to investors. This research aims to evaluate the economic effects of unemployment and inflation on output growth in South Africa. An ARDL model was employed to estimate...

Author(s): Leward Jeke and Lazarus Zungwe Wanjuu

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