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January 2022

Educational Research and Reviews
Examining the attitudes and usage levels of coaches towards technology in terms of athlete education

Today, science and technological developments play a role in the field of sports, as in all domains of life. For this reason, coaches may use technology to improve the technical, tactical, condition, and psychological performance of their athletes. Besides, pandemic conditions such as COVID-19 bring about this obligation. The aim of the present study was to examine the attitudes and levels of use of technology by...

Author(s): Bilal BICER, Muzaffer Emir ORAK and Hanifi UZUM

January 2022

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Agronomic practices in soil water management for sustainable crop production under rain fed agriculture of Drylands in Sub-Sahara Africa

Water is one of the very important inputs necessary for the production of food crops hence, food security and rural livelihoods are essentially linked to the accessibility of water. Eighty percent of the world’s global agricultural land area is under rain-fed; this contributes to 58% of the world’s staple foods. In Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA), reliance on rain-fed agriculture is high with 97% of the moisture...

Author(s): S. Lamptey  

January 2022

Journal of Medical Laboratory and Diagnosis
Anthropometric variables and hematological parameters among people with obesity in Sapele South-South Nigeria

Obesity and uncontrolled weight gains is associated with changes in anthropometric variables and hematological parameters. Therefore, this study aims to assess anthropometric variables and hematological parameters among people with obesity. This study was carried out at Central Hospital, Sapele, General Hospital, Oghara and Biomed Diagnostic Centre, Sapele in Southern Nigeria. 415 subjects with age between 18 and 65...

Author(s): Kingsley Chukwuka Amaihunwa, Emmanuel Asuquo Etim, Everista Odaburhine Osime and Zacchaeus Awortu Jeremiah  

January 2022

African Journal of Agricultural Research
A comparative evaluation of nutrient content of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) larvae to other chicken feeds

Fall armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda is a devastating pest of over 350 plant species especially the cereal crops such as, maize, sorghum and rice. The pest is currently posing threats to food security in Africa. FAW could be potential animal feed that can supplement chicken feed. However, there is little information on its nutritional profile as poultry feed. The aim of the study was to compare the nutrient content...

Author(s): Emilly Awuor Okello, Arnold Watako, Calleb Olweny Ochia and Ben Muok  

January 2022

Educational Research and Reviews
Strategic cocktail: Cognition and metacognition

This theoretical reflection implies the main proposal that the activities of planning and teaching are linked; it is the main ingredient to cognition and metacognition. Two main parts make up this article: a theoretical discussion of the linkage, detailing a descriptive letter and content to be taught in the classroom. Within this part, a flowchart related to the master, content and topic is proposed, which are the...

Author(s): Celia María del Pilar Aramburu Ceñal

January 2022

Educational Research and Reviews
Identification of the processes of preparing Individualized Education Programs (IEP) by special education teachers, and of problems encountered therein

There are qualitative studies aimed at identifying the problems encountered in the course of preparing individualized education programs (IEP). However, these studies are conducted with only a few participants. There is a need to test the results on a larger sample size. A questionnaire based on findings of interview techniques, used in qualitative research methodology, is developed. Using this questionnaire will...

Author(s): F. Nur Akçin

January 2022

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Growth of Cyperus sesquiflorus (Torr.) Mattf. & Kük. (Capim Cheiroso) in a greenhouse

The growth of Cyperus sesquiflorus was characterized in an experiment with 4 replications and 15 treatments (0, 6, 17, 22, 28, 34, 40, 45, 49, 55, 61, 69, 76, 83 and 90 days after transplanting - DAT). Greater leaf length, diameter of the culm, dry matter, and biomass partitioning measurements were made. Alive leaves, inflorescences, alive and dead tillers were counted. The Tukey test at 5% was used for analysis....

Author(s): Andressa Cristina Ribeiro Assunção, Ana Paula do Nascimento Prata, Hugo Henrique Costa do Nascimento,  Sâmia Andrícia Souza da Silva and Ticiano Gomes do Nascimento  

January 2022

Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics
Analysis of constraints to poverty reduction among smallholder farmers in Northern Region, Ghana

The northern part of Ghana is bedeviled with high incidence of poverty with threatening food insecurity. Agriculture is the main stay of the people in northern Ghana. In spite of the introduction of variety of poverty reduction strategies, the region remains the hardest hit in terms of the numbers of poor people. This study sought to evaluate the constraints to poverty reduction among farmers in the northern region. The...

Author(s): Abdul-Mumin Abdulai  

January 2022

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Initial performance of Barbados gooseberry plants grown on different soil covers

Barbados gooseberry is an unconventional food plant with great protein production potential for human consumption. A field experiment was conducted with four types of soil covers and six replications to optimize the cultivation of this plant. Treatments were composed of four soil covers, forage peanut, straw from sun hemp and millet, white plastic cover, and a treatment without soil cover and with hoeing. After...

Author(s): Roberto Gomes Vital, Marcos Lopes Rodovalho, Juliana Nascimento Silva, Edmundo Gêda Fernandes Lemos and Abadia dos Reis Nascimento  

January 2022

Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials
Prevalence and susceptibility to antibiotics of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains isolated from genital samples in Bangui, Central African Republic

The frequency and antibiotic resistance of N. gonorrhoeae are increasing worldwide. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of N. gonorrhoeae in genital swabs. A collaborative cross-sectional study was conducted by a team of Microbiologist, Dermato-Venerologist and Occupational Physician in Bangui, from January 2015 to December 2018. Genital samples were stained by the Gram method, grown on blood agar and the...

Author(s): Christian Diamant Mossoro-Kpinde,, Hermione Dahlia Mossoro-Kpinde, Fabrice Clavaire Assana, André Kouabosso, Alain Jean Michel Assana, Léon Kobangué, Gérard Grésenguet,  

January 2022

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Impact of a patient-centered care model implemented in public health facilities in Chile: A real world evidence evaluation

Health systems face multimorbidity as the leading cause of the burden of disease and demand for healthcare services. Although non-communicable diseases are well known, and countries in Latin America have implemented strategies to its approach, tackling multimorbidity is still a challenge and an emerging topic. In response to this, Centro de Innovación en Salud ANCORA UC, in association with Servicio de Salud...

Author(s): Paula Zamorano, Teresita Varela, Alvaro Tellez, Manuel Espinoza, Paulina Muñoz and Francisco Suarez   

January 2022

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Protein digestibility status of locally available feed ingredients fed to Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in the hatchery, Sebeta, Ethiopia

The nutritional value of a feedstuff isn’t only on its chemical composition, however, the content of the nutrients absorb by the aid of the fish. Thus, this study was developed to determine crude protein digestibility status of the five feeds (noug cake (NK), wheat bran (WB), soybean meal (SM), brewery waste (BW), and fish meal (FM) in Oreochromis niloticus. The experiment was conducted using 180 Oreochromis...

Author(s): Abelneh Yimer and Zenebe Tadesse  

January 2022

Journal of Microbiology and Antimicrobials
Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella isolated from vegetables salads and ready to eat raw mixed vegetable salads in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Raw vegetables have been linked to many outbreaks of Salmonella foodborne; however there is few data on the presence of this bacteria in raw vegetables in Côte d'Ivoire. The objective of this study is to determine the prevalence, diversity and antibiotic resistance level of Salmonella strains in vegetables salads and ready-to-eat raw mixed vegetable salads in Abidjan. From a total of 552 samples, Salmonella...

Author(s): Evelyne TOE, Paul ATTIEN, Aboya Jean-Luc MOROH, Haziz SINA, Désiré Nzébo KOUAME, Ollo KAMBIRE, Lamine BABA-MOUSSA, Nathalie GUESSENND, Etienne DAKO and Adjehi T. DADIE

January 2022

African Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Use of a composite survival curve to determine the age at which surgery offers the highest survival benefit for Tetralogy of Fallot

Contemporary surgical practice relating to Tetralogy of Fallot is shifting towards earlier correction; however, a recent large study proposes later correction to increase event free survival. Surgery aims to improve the quantity and quality of life at minimal risk to the patient. Surgical outcome and risk assessment requires a comparison of externally valid studies of natural history and surgical outcome. The authors...

Author(s): Mark N Awori, Jonathan A Awori, and Nick K Gachara  

January 2022

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Dry matter intake, dry matter digestibility and growth performance in goats fed grass-based diet (Brachiaria or Cenchrus) compared with a concentrate-based diet

Dry matter digestibility (DMD), dry matter intake (DMI) and growth performance of concentrate- and forage-based diets were investigated using 24 growing Blended goats (12 males, 12 females) weighing 16.5±1.2 kg (mean±sd). Goats were blocked by sex and assigned randomly to three dietary treatments that were fed for 10 weeks, after two weeks of adaptation. Dietary treatments were MRG (40% maize bran, 40%...

Author(s): Peter Rogers Ruvuga, Ewa Wredle, George Ferdinand Fupi, Christopher Augustino Mtwange, Boniface Richard Kasiba, Ismail Saidi Selemani and Cecilia Kronqvist  

January 2022

Journal of Accounting and Taxation
The impact of audit quality on earnings management: Evidence from France

This research investigates the relationship between financial reporting quality and audit quality within the context of French listed companies. The auditor brand name (Big4) is used as a proxy for audit quality and earnings management is ascertained through real and accruals earnings management estimation. Discretionary accruals are estimated using the Jones Model and the Modified Jones Model while real earnings...

Author(s): Isaac Selasi Awuye

January 2022

African Journal of Agricultural Research
Identifying available resources and agricultural practices useful in soil fertility management to support orange-fleshed sweet potato cultivation on smallholder farms in Mozambique

Orange-fleshed sweet potato is an important source of macro-and micronutrients for humans, particularly in resource-poor rural communities. However, sweet potato cultivation removes large amounts of nutrients from the soil. Hence, soil fertility replenishment is vital to secure long-term food production. The lack of access to fertilizers hinders the ability of farmers to supply and replenish soil nutrients, intensifying...

Author(s): Rafaela Feola Conz, Engil Isadora Pujol Pereira, Abdul Naico, Maria Isabel Andrade and Johan Six  

January 2022

International Journal of Physical Sciences
Mantle electrical conductivity determination employing the ionospheric solar quiet day (Sq) currents in the Southern African regions

Solar quiet (Sq) daily currents variation obtained in the Hermanus (34.34oS, 19.22oE), Tsumeb (19.24oS, 17.72oE), Hartebeesthoek (25.68oS, 28.09oE) and Maputo (25.97oS, 32.57oE), were employed in determining the mantle electrical conductivity depth profile of the Southern African region. The external and internal contributions in the solar quiet field were separated using the spherical harmonic analysis (SHA), after...

Author(s): Ngozi Agatha Okwesili, Francisca Nneka Okeke, Daniel Nnaemeka Obiora, John Akor Yakubu, Johnson Uchenna Abangwu and Kiyohumi Yumoto  

January 2022

Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
Frequency of hepatitis C and D virus among chronic hepatitis B virus carriers in a Nigerian tertiary hospital

Hepatitis B virus co-infection with Hepatitis C virus and/or Hepatitis D virus is known to result in a more deleterious disease than chronic HBV mono-infection, resulting in faster disease progression to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. This study aimed at determining the serological prevalence of Hepatitis C and D virus infections among chronic Hepatitis B virus carriers and the frequency of Hepatitis B e...

Author(s): Chinenye Jennifer Mbamalu, Ifeoma Mercy Ekejindu, Ifeoma Bessie Enweani-Nwokelo, Obiefuna Ikechukwu Okeke, Chukwudi Amaechi Ofodile and Stephen Okorafor Kalu  

January 2022

African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Detection of oxytetracycline and chloramphenicol in untreated wastewater effluents by reverse phase-high performance liquid chromatography (RP-HPLC) technique

The occurrence of antibiotics in wastewater effluent has been a concern worldwide for the development of antibiotics resistance and the impact of antibiotic residues on living components in surface water may pose plausible threats on humans. Reverse phase - high performance liquid chromatographic (RP-HPLC) method was used for the detection and estimation of Oxytetracycline (OTC) and Chloramphenicol (CAP) in untreated...

Author(s): Md. Naeem Hossain, Z. Zebin Hossain, A. Kumar Roy, Humaira Akhter and Anowara Begum  

January 2022

International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
Youths’ vulnerability to social and economic risky activities in Osun State, Nigeria

The involvements of youths in various risky activities across social and economic spheres of life are alarming and have exposed them to various risks of different magnitudes. This has invariably increased their vulnerability, taking toll on the social, economic, health and environmental lifecycle of the affected group of individuals. This study therefore investigates the vulnerability of youths to social and economic...

Author(s): Simon Adekunle Oyegbile and Tokunbo Oyesola

January 2022

African Journal of Bacteriology Research
Assessment of antimicrobial resistance in avian pathogenic Escherichia coli Strains isolated over four years in Tunisian poultry

Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli strains (APEC) are responsible for major economic losses in poultry farms. The use of antibiotics has led to the emergence of resistant bacteria having direct impact on the food industry. In order to evaluate the resistance of 191 Tunisian APEC strains, we determined the antimicrobial resistance profile of these bacteria to 18 antibiotics by disk diffusion method. This study revealed...

Author(s): Sara Thabet, Nada Souissi and Imed Khazri

January 2022

African Journal of Biochemistry Research
Medicinal effects of Saffron on obese animals by reducing Castelli’s risk index to protect from cardio-pathology and psychological distress

A high-fat diet is a major factor to the global obesity and diabetes epidemic. The mechanism underlying chronic fat-rich food exposure may raise cholesterol and inflammatory mediator levels. One of the key pathological hallmarks of cardiovascular disorders is the development of inflammatory markers (CVDs). The pathological action may also inhibit the insulin secretion, which triggers diabetes-associated psychological...

Author(s): Saara Ahmad, Hamna Rafiq, Asra Khan, Prashant Tikmani, Saima Khaliq, Saad Bilal Ahmed and Muhammad Misbah ur Rehman

January 2022

International Journal of Psychology and Counselling
Management and treatment of symptoms and signs of trauma among the survivors of arson attacks in Kenya: A case of high schools in Nairobi County

Arson attacks in high schools in Kenya began in 1908. The fate of survivors subdued by symptomatology remains unknown. The study established that symptoms and signs of trauma can be managed and treated. The study adopted a descriptive survey design to execute it. Snowball and respondent-driven sampling techniques were applied. The population consisted of high schools, including students. The study used self-administered...

Author(s): Lusambili M., Nyaga G., Kimamo C. and Muthami J.

January 2022

International Journal of Psychology and Counselling
Exploring mental toughness among selected private university elite athletes in Manila: A qualitative study

In any competitive sports, those who are considered legends are those who have been successful from the time they were chosen during the selection stage of their career. Most successful athletes were developed from universities and they became remarkable because of their hard work, dedication, and self-efficient values. Athletes who were recruited from various institutions and were invited to join a more prestigious...

Author(s): Lyle de la Cerna and Arnel A. Diego

January 2022

African Journal of Biotechnology
Molecular and morphological identification of fungi causing canker and dieback diseases on Vangueria infausta (Burch) subsp. rotundata (Robyns) and Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl in lower Eastern Kenya

Drought-tolerant multipurpose fruit trees Vangueria infausta (Burch) subsp. rotundata (Robyns) and Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl are native to Kenya. These fruit tree species are suitable for dryland agroforestry and support local communities with food, medicine, fodder and other necessities. Reports by the local communities indicate that the two species suffer from diebacks and cankers. The aim of this study was...

Author(s): Susan Karani, Jane Njuguna, Steven Runo, Alice Muchugi, Joseph Machua and Phoebe Mwaniki

January 2022

International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery
The burden of the caring role: Adaptation of family members to the caring role in surgical wards at a tertiary hospital in Malawi

Family members also known as Patients’ Guardians (PG) are involved in caring for acutely ill inpatients in Malawian hospitals. Family participation in caring for acutely ill adult inpatients is adopted from the Family Centred Care approach. Using a focused ethnographic approach, we explored the perspectives of PGs and nurses on the burden of the caring role on PGs and their adaptation. Twelve PGs and eight nurses...

Author(s): Elizabeth Gwaza  

January 2022

Journal of Hospitality Management and Tourism
Challenges and future perspectives of cultural heritage for a sustainable tourism development in Ethiopia: evidences from Rock Hewn Church of Lalibela

The rock hewn churches of Lalibela are among the nine tangible sites in Ethiopia registered in the world heritage list. The study was carried out to asses and identifies the major challenges and future perspectives of Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela (RHCL) for a sustainable tourism development in Ethiopia. The study used concurrent mixed method of data collection such as questionnaire, interview, observation and document...

Author(s): Muluemebet Semaw, Getachew Senishaw and Mulugeta Alemu

January 2022

Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
The use of local knowledge in agricultural extension: A systematic review of the literature

Smallholder farms are complex systems, constantly adapting to context and rely on local, place-based knowledges. The vital role of local knowledge in smallholder farming systems has seen attempts throughout low- and middle-income countries to entwine local knowledge with scientific knowledge to improve outcomes from agricultural extension. Using a systematic review and exploratory meta-synthesis of selected literature,...

Author(s): Kirt Hainzer, Catherine O’Mullan and Philip Hugh Brown

January 2022

International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies
Creating a psychological paradigm shift in students’ choice for tertiary education in Sri Lanka: The influence of socioeconomic factors

This paper investigates the potential influence of socioeconomic factors in the students’ choice for tertiary education. The approach of this study combines an opinion survey, desk research and a case study.  Shifting of a psychological paradigm is easier said than done. It may need social awareness about the existing problems, gaps, significance and negative/positive impact of different scenarios, and...

Author(s): Lalith Edirisinghe, K. A. P. Siddhisena, Sampath Siriwardena and Lakshmi Ranwala

January 2022

African Journal of Biotechnology
Isolation and characterization of multidrug resistance bacteria from hospital sewage samples, Maharashtra, India

Multiple antibiotic resistance is a major cause of clinical infections worldwide. This study determined the pattern of multidrug bacterial resistance in hospital sewage samples from the Marathwada region of India. Forty-eight isolates of bacteria were obtained from 6 locations of Aurangabad.  An antibiotic sensitivity test was carried out using the disc diffusion method. Among all the antibiotics tested, the...

Author(s): Bhaurao Bapurao Choushette and Rajendra A. Satpute

January 2022

African Journal of Biotechnology
Diversity of Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the three agroecological zones of the Central African Republic

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) are organisms that can establish symbioses with 80% of terrestrial plants. Soils were collected in three agroecological zones (AEZ) of the Central African Republic (CAR). The aim of this research is to study the diversity of AMF in the CAR. The spore extraction and enumeration, granulometric and physicochemical analyses of each soil were performed. The results showed that AEZ3 has a...

Author(s): Mathurin Djamndo DJASBE,, Hubert Dieu Béni ELIAN, Tahir Abdoulaye DIOP and Denis Omokolo NDOUMOU

January 2022

African Journal of Plant Science
Current state of knowledge on the potential and production of Cucurbita moschata (pumpkin) in Africa: A review

Pumpkin has high nutritional value essential for food security. Despite many benefits, it still considered an orphan crop in Africa. Very little information is available on the potential and production of pumpkin in Africa due to neglect by researchers and improvement program. Classical research, both theoretical and empirical, was used to conduct a systematic review of the various result trends obtained by researchers...

Author(s): Ulrich H. Gbemenou, Vincent Ezin and Adam Ahanchede

January 2022

International Journal of Livestock Production
Estimates of covariance components and genetic parameters for growth traits in Tswana cattle selected for increased weaning or eighteen-month weights

The objective of this study is to estimate variance-covariance components and genetic parameters for growth traits in Tswana cattle. Genetic analyses for average daily gain (ADGs) and growth traits were conducted using 7223 records of animals which were born between 1996 and 2013 from 1662 dams and 188 sires in 54 contemporary groups. Both univariate and bivariate animal models were used. Heritability estimates for...

Author(s): M. I. Keoletile, and S. D. Mulugeta  

January 2022

International Journal of Livestock Production
Analysis of environmental and genetic factors influencing reproductive traits and calf survival to weaning in Tswana cattle selected for early growth traits

The objective of this study was to determine the environmental and genetic factors affecting reproductive traits and calf survival from birth to weaning in Tswana breed of cattle. Analyses of environmental and genetic effects for calf survival traits were done using 7223 records of animals which were born between 1996 and 2013 from 1659 dams and 188 sires in 54 contemporaries. Analyses of environmental and genetic...

Author(s): M. I. Keoletile, and S. D. Mulugeta  

January 2022

African Journal of Biochemistry Research
Amino acids and carbohydrates composition in breast milk of lactating mothers of different age group from Aleto Health Center, Rivers State

Breast milk is the white liquid produced by women to breast-feed their babies. It has many benefits for infants, including reduced risk of gastroenteritis and respiratory infection. This study investigated the amino acids and carbohydrates composition in breast milk of lactating mothers. Eighteen (18) lactating mothers between the ages of 16-45 years participated in this study. Amino acid content was analysed with...

Author(s): Ndidi NWACHOKO, Udiomine B. AKURU, Fatima M. ODEJAYI and Jack Gbenenee TETAM

January 2022

Journal of Media and Communication Studies
Patronage of farm radio as an agricultural knowledge source for farmers: Experiences from Ghana

Numerous studies have been conducted on farm radio programmes but there is limited information on farmers’ level of patronage, utilisation and satisfaction with the information obtained. This study aimed to fill this gap. The research was carried out in the Bosome Freho District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana with 400 farmers selected using the multi-stage sampling technique. Data were analysed using means,...

Author(s): Evans Antwi, Enoch Kwame Tham-Agyekum, Danley Colecraft Aidoo, David Boansi and Ernest Laryea Okorley

January 2022

African Journal of Biochemistry Research
Changes in lipid class and fatty acid composition during the development of African pear (Dacryodes edulis) fruit pulp

The pulp of the African pear (D.edulis) fruits were investigated for its oil compositions, major lipid classes and constituents fatty acids from 4 weeks after anthesis (WAA) to fruit maturation.  The oil was extracted with n-hexane using soxhlet extractor and characterised by gas chromatography. Fatty acid profile showed a saturated acid content of between 19.5 and 36.5% and unsaturated fatty acid content of 63.5...

Author(s): ­Uhunmwangho E. S. and Omoregie E. S.

January 2022

African Journal of Business Management
Organizational transformations through business technology solutions: from the perspective of Science, Technology, and Society (STS)

Nowadays, organizations benefit from new technologies because they improve their efficiency and their performance. These technologies are themselves developed within organizations in the form of business solutions in a perspective of transformation and innovation. This paper highlights obvious strategic and operational tools and to demonstrate the cohesion of the evolution of science and technology in society. Whether...

Author(s): Kuekam Ernest 

January 2022

African Journal of Biotechnology
Identification of potential seed storage protein responsible for bruchid resistance in common bean landraces from Tanzania and Malawi

Bean bruchids are among the most devastating insect pests of common bean that can inflict huge losses in storage. To identify potential resistance to these pests, screening was performed at Sokoine University of Agriculture. Two resistant landraces were identified, viz Kalubungula and KK25. Recombinant inbred (RI) KSy, KSw and ML populations were created from crosses between Soya × Kalubungula, Soworo ×...

Author(s): Caroline Ng’homange Maro, Deogracious Protas Massawe, George Muhamba Tryphone, James Robert Myers, Joel William Davis and Paul Mbogo Kusolwa 

January 2022

African Journal of Food Science
Characterisation and visualisation of foam quality attributes such as foamability, foam stability and foam structure of coffee brews, whole uht milk and coffee-based beverages

Consumers value foam as a key quality feature of coffee and coffee-based beverages. However, perceptions of foam quality vary from country to country and even from consumer to consumer. This study provided measurable parameters which can be used to tailor products to consumers’ foam preferences. The analytical techniques described in this study enable the foam of coffee and coffee-milk beverages to be visualized...

Author(s): Sergio Petrozzi

January 2022

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Feeding pattern of forest elephants in the Nki National Park and its environs, East Region, Cameroon

Forest elephants play a vital role as keystone species in forest ecosystems, but little information is known on their feeding pattern which is a key concern for its conservation. This study was carried out in Nki National Park and the specific objective was to identify cultivated and non-cultivated plants eaten by elephants. Eleven 2 km line transects, and reconnaissance walk of approximately 40.16 km were used to...

Author(s): Fai Collins Ndi, Nguedem Sylvie Fonkwo and Tonjock Rosemary Kinge

January 2022

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Ethnoecological knowledge allied to the management of wild medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

This study assessed and documented ethnoecological knowledge of the indigenous people of Ada’a District that has important contribution in the conservation of wild medicinal plants. Both purposive and random sampling methods were used to collect appropriate data. Quantitative and qualitative ethnobotanical methods were used to analyze the ethnoecological data. A significance test on the indigenous knowledge...

Author(s): Alemayehu Kefalew, Sara Sintayehu and Addisie Geremew

January 2022

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Challenges for world natural heritage protection through coordinating a variety of values

Designation of protected areas is an extremely effective means of "protecting" the natural environment and natural resources, and registration as a world natural heritage site is an extremely effective conservation policy for protecting its outstanding universal value. This paper introduces three cases such as Ha Long Bay, in Vietnam, Galapagos Islands and Shirakami-Sanchi in Japan which are the sites of world...

Author(s): Kazunobu SUZUKI 

January 2022

International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
Impact of culture on economic development and resistance of marginalized people

Understanding the factors responsible for low socio-economic condition and political status of a marginalized community is imperative to comprehend their culture of resistance. The major focus of this study was to become aware of the resistance of marginalized communities in their cultural milieu. A review of literature is made to establish the fact that cultural resistance plays an important role in a community towards...

Author(s): Selvin Raj Gnana

January 2022

African Journal of Bacteriology Research
Emerging threats of antibiotic resistance in Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A among enteric fever cases of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Enteric fever is a severe public health threat because of the rising antibiotic resistance of Salmonella species in developing countries, especially in its endemic areas like Bangladesh. This retrospective study was aimed to assess the effectiveness of a range of 17 commonly used antimicrobials against Salmonella Typhi and Salmonella Paratyphi A isolated from 601 enteric fever cases in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Conventional...

Author(s): Susmita Roy Chowdhury, Zubayed Ahamed, Krishna Roy, Abdullah Al Noman, Rashid Md. Haroon and Kamol Chandra Mondol

January 2022

Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment
The impact of community-based ecotourism program on livelihood of local community: Result of propensity score matching from Adaba- Dodola District, Ethiopia

Ecotourism is a recently emerged concept described as an ecologically friendly, economically and socially viable form of tourism. Its aims are to conserve the environment and local culture, and to ensure the major beneficiary and participation of local communities. This research aims to analyze the determinants of community based ecotourism and its livelihood impact in local community. 213 sample households consisting...

Author(s): Getahun G. Woldemariam, Kassahun Abie, Hadis Tadele and Israel Petros

January 2022

Journal of Media and Communication Studies
The transformation of media economy paradigm based on time value and decentralization

As an important underlying structure of the Internet and economy, the media economics is undergoing structural changes. It is in urgent need of a more original and forward-looking academic vision and theoretical framework to refine its basic problems to study and solve more challenging practical problems in a larger picture. First, this study critically analyzes the current serious problems of media economics basic...

Author(s): Xiao Zhou, Liu Tang and Yin Yue

January 2022

International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation
Patterns of mammalian roadkill in the Serengeti ecosystem, northern Tanzania

Roads that traverse through protected areas if not well managed can have adverse impact on wildlife such as road-kills which is of global conservation concern. Though mammalian road-kills have been reported in different protected areas worldwide, very little information on the problem is available in the Serengeti ecosystem. This study employed both cross sectional observation and opportunistic encounter methods to...

Author(s): Richard D. Lyamuya, Evaline J. Munisi, Kwaslema M. Hariohay, Emmanuel H. Masenga, John K. Bukombe, Grayson G. Mwakalebe, Maulid L. Mdaki, Ally K. Nkwabi and Robert D. Fyumagwa

January 2022

African Journal of Political Science and International Relations
Generating fresh vision on federalism for Nigeria: The position of South-south Nigeria on economic and political restructuring

The stability and viability of Nigeria has been threatened by lack of political will by the federal government to implement concrete policies and programmes on socio-economic and political integration of the 250 ethnic nationalities in the country. The problem is traced to the practice of a defective federal structure inherited from British colonial government since 1954; and it has resulted in several agitations led by...

Author(s): Ambily Etekpe, Epoweide Isaiah Koko and Queen Eyikorogha

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