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African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development

2013 - 2024

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Volume 16, issue 2, 2024

Technology adoption meets green tourism supply chain management for sustainability of small and medium-sized tourism enterprises: A lesson from Zimbabwe pp. 153-165 Downloads
Option Takunda Chiwaridzo and Reason Masengu
E-government’s role in enhancing foreign direct investment to sub-Saharan African countries: An application of system GMM pp. 166-181 Downloads
Getahun Tolossa Adugna, Wondemhunegn Ezezew Melesse and Yinges Alemu Muche
Does participation in innovation platform improve welfare? Insights from smallholder maize farmers in Ghana pp. 182-194 Downloads
Eric Asiamah Yeboah, Kelvin Balcombe, Bright Owusu Asante, Stephen Prah and Robert Aidoo
A quantitative analysis of obstacles to innovation among small, micro, and medium-sized enterprises: Evidence from South Africa pp. 195-205 Downloads
Siyasanga Qomoyi, Sikhulumile Sinyolo, Kgabo Hector Ramoroka, Amy Kahn and Luthando Zondi
Financial innovation and banking performance: The role of banking regulations in SAARC Region pp. 206-218 Downloads
Hussain Abbas, Guo Fei, Shah Abbas and Farhan Hussain
Empirical investigation of the Fintech and financial literacy nexus: Small business managers’ insights in Cameroon pp. 219-237 Downloads
Prince Hikouatcha, Alain Gilles Tagne Foka, Armand Depesquidoux Fossi and Simplice Asongu
Building sustainable agri-food market systems: Interconnectedness of social, economic and environmental factors in biofortified cassava food systems pp. 238-252 Downloads
Ogbonnaya Ukeh Oteh, Jude Mbanasor, Nnanna Mba Agwu and Ambrose Ogbonna Oloveze
Perceived effects of COVID-19 on smallholder farmers’ agricultural production practices in Ethiopia pp. 253-264 Downloads
Asrat Mulat Asegie, Samuel Tadesse Adisalem and Amogne Asfaw Eshetu
Adoption of mobile application for enhancing learning in higher education: Students’ views from the State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania pp. 265-273 Downloads
Mwanajuma Suleiman Mgeni, Haji Ali Haji, Said Ali Yunus and Ali Abdulla Abdulla
Estimating the impact of digital technologies on government operations, business operations and general welfare: The case of South Africa pp. 274-282 Downloads
Alex Boakye
Factors affecting smallholder farmers’ local knowledge-based adaption to build resilience in Wolaita zone, Ethiopia pp. 283-296 Downloads
Workneh Fanta, Pat Gibbons and Berhanu Kuma

Volume 16, issue 1, 2024

Farm operation injuries among cocoa famers in Ghana: Investigating the causes, choice of treatment and compliance to safety standards pp. 1-16 Downloads
Gifty-Maria Sangber-Dery, Enoch Kwame Tham-Agyekum, Fred Ankuyi, John-Eudes Andivi Bakang, Nathaniel Nii Lartey Lartey, Ernest Laryea Okorley, Ebenezer Osei Jones and David Boansi
The effect of e-government development indices (EGDI) on corruption perception index in sub-Sahara Africa: A panel data analysis pp. 17-25 Downloads
Chima Paul and Samuel Olorunfemi Adams
Gender-disaggregated analysis of sustainable intensification practices adoption: A case of northern Ghana pp. 26-39 Downloads
Abdulai Adams, Emmanuel Tetteh Jumpah and Asaah Sumaila Mohammed
Differential impact of ICT on MSMEs' productivity in Africa’s emerging market pp. 40-52 Downloads
Musefiu Adebowale Adeleke and Adegoke Adeleke
Leadership styles and employees’ commitment toward the national digital payment strategy: Multilevel mediating role of job satisfaction pp. 53-63 Downloads
Mekuanint Abera Timbula and Chetana Marvadi
Consolidation of human factors limiting the success and sustainability of e-Agriculture projects in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 64-78 Downloads
Ezra Misaki
Analysis of patents and citations for selected areas of the bioeconomy in South Africa pp. 79-98 Downloads
Thabang Lazarus Bambo and Anastassios Pouris
Innovation systems, value chains and industrial clusters in developing economies: Case of Jalandhar’s sports goods industry pp. 99-112 Downloads
Swati Mehta
Farmers’ choices and factors driving adoption of climate change adaptation strategies in saline coastal area of Bangladesh pp. 113-127 Downloads
Mst. Esmat Ara Begum, Md. Abdur Rashid, Mohammad Ismail Hossain, Md. Anower Hossain, Md. Harunor Rashid, Mustafa Kamal Shahadat and Mohammed Mainuddin
Agricultural credit guarantee scheme fund and oil palm production in Nigeria: A vector autoregressive (VAR) approach pp. 128-139 Downloads
Elaigwu Christopher Ogbanje and Eberechukwu Johnpaul Ihemezie
Process innovation in low-tech industries in India: An empirical exploration pp. 140-151 Downloads
Chidambaran G. Iyer

Volume 15, issue 7, 2023

Determinants of smallholder livestock farmers’ adoption decisions of improved fodder technologies in Insiza District pp. 805-816 Downloads
Trymore Nhundu, Edward Mutandwa, Jayne Stark, Tafireyi Chamboko and Arthur Tinashe Vambe
Digital technology usage and entrepreneurship in Africa pp. 817-830 Downloads
Folorunsho Ajide and Tolulope Osinubi
Informal structures in knowledge and the effectiveness of the transfer process among construction workers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania pp. 831-843 Downloads
Justine Mselle, Samwel Alananga, Sarah Phoya and Harriet Eliufoo
Use of H5P interactive learning content in a self-paced MOOC for learning activity preferences and acceptance in an Indonesian medical elective module pp. 844-851 Downloads
Pratiwi Rahadiani, Aria Kekalih and Desak Gede Budi Krisnamurti
Personalisation of Moodle Learning Management System for Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Learning Institutions: A Case of the State University of Zanzibar pp. 852-865 Downloads
Abdalla Shaame, Umayra El Nabahany, Said Yunus, Tabu Kondo and Wadrine Maro
Knowledge, awareness, and perception of senior high school learners towards nuclear energy: A South African case study pp. 866-884 Downloads
Daniel Raphael Ejike Ewim, Yasthil Nundlal, Keenan Govender, Nokubonga Lungile Nzuke, Mfanafuthi Vukani Mbatha, Nangamso Gwexa, Kelsi Naidoo, Opeyeolu T. Laseinde and Sogo Mayokun Abolarin
Adoption of crossbreed dairy cows (Holstein-Friesian and Jersey) by smallholder dairy farmers in South-Western Ethiopia: Perception and adoption intensity pp. 885-894 Downloads
Asmera Adicha and Gedion Ermias
Argument mining from Amharic argumentative texts using machine learning approach pp. 895-901 Downloads
Mikru Lake Melie, Debela Tesfaye, Alemu Kumilachew Tegegnie and Derejaw Lake Melie
Impact analysis of innovation and gendered constraints in the fisheries sector of southern Ghana pp. 902-912 Downloads
Edward Ebo Onumah*, Martha Joycelyn Makafui Dogbey and Freda Elikplim Asem
Impact of income diversification on rural household food security in Ethiopia pp. 913-922 Downloads
Girma Gezimu Gebre, Aneteneh Ashebir and Tibebu Legesse
A gendered approach to determinants of adoption of cassava-legume intensification technology and its impact on households’ poverty status in innovation platforms of Southwestern Nigeria pp. 923-942 Downloads
Adewumi Titus Adesiyan, Imole Rafael Olaniyan, Hyeladi Ibrahim Gaya and Ayodeji Damilola Kehinde
A practical framework for technological learning in developing countries pp. 943-954 Downloads
Maryam Nozari, Reza Radfar and Soroush Ghazinoori
Information technology in supply chain management: Perspectives from key actors in the Nigerian petroleum sector pp. 955-961 Downloads
Baba Shehu Terab, Umar Ali Umar and Ayodeji Nathaniel Oyedeji
Changing structure of India’s exports with Africa: Where do the technology-intensive exports stand? pp. 962-975 Downloads
Mohd. Fayaz and Sandeep Kaur

Volume 15, issue 6, 2023

Chinese foreign direct investment and business start-ups in Africa pp. 661-670 Downloads
Philip Akrofi Atitianti and Samuel Kofi Asiamah
Managers’ perception of ethics in public entities and service delivery using the corporate virtue scale pp. 671-677 Downloads
Priviledge Cheteni and Emmanuel Selemani Shindika
Frugal innovations of South African female social entrepreneurs pp. 678-689 Downloads
Thea Tselepis and Cecile Nieuwenhuizen
District analysis of poverty dynamics in rural South Africa pp. 690-704 Downloads
Manana Mamabolo, Petronella Chaminuka and Charles Machethe
Deploying design science research in sparse resource settings: Some lessons from design projects in Tanzania pp. 705-719 Downloads
William Clifford Gomera and Nasibu Rajabu Mramba
Examining the continued intention of using the Ugunduzi app in farmer-led research of agro-ecological practices among smallholder farmers in selected areas, Tanzania pp. 720-730 Downloads
Luambano Lawlence Kihoma, Ayubu J. Churi, Camilius A. Sanga and Eugenio Tisselli
Predicting tax fraud using supervised machine learning approach pp. 731-742 Downloads
Belle Fille Murorunkwere, Dominique Haughton, Joseph Nzabanita, Francis Kipkogei and Ignace Kabano
Moderating role of organizational culture in the relationship between total quality management and organizational innovation among manufacturing SMEs in Nigeria pp. 743-766 Downloads
Kabir Musa Shuaib and Zhen He
Workplace factors that influence creativity and innovation in micro and small scale enterprises: Enterprise level analysis pp. 767-778 Downloads
Samuel Godadaw Ayinaddis
Analysing the socioeconomic characteristics of fisheries-dependent communities in the context of the blue economy in Ghana pp. 779-795 Downloads
Alhassan Karakara, James Atta Peprah and Isaac Dasmani
Gender disparity in livelihood diversification among rural households in Osogbo Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) Zone of Osun State, Nigeria pp. 796-803 Downloads
Olaide K. Akintunde, Khadijat O. Olanrewaju, Timothy O. Agboola and Ahmed O. Busari

Volume 15, issue 5, 2023

Post COVID-19 online shopping in South Africa: A mediation analysis of customer satisfaction on e-service quality and purchase intention pp. 533-546 Downloads
Matolwandile M. Mtotywa and Charles Kekana
Cross-disciplinary meaning and language for innovation in a business context: A conceptual paper pp. 547-561 Downloads
Craig Andrew Duff and Jan Hendrik Dubery
Towards the digitalization of poultry industry in Nigeria: An investigation of farmers’ knowledge and practices pp. 562-567 Downloads
Khadijat O. Olanrewaju, Olaide K. Akintunde, Moshood A. Popoola, Ahmed O. Busari and Moses O. Omotosho
Determinants of technology-intensive exports: The case of African countries, 1995–2017 pp. 568-579 Downloads
Agathe Fonkam
Context-based factors that influence healthcare information system implementation in resource-constrained public hospitals pp. 580-589 Downloads
Mourine Achieng and Ephias Ruhode
Impact of adopting the climate-smart crop varieties on food security in southwestern Ethiopia pp. 590-598 Downloads
Dubale Abate, Henoke Tesfaye, Metadel Kassaw, Yonnas Addis and Habtamu Mossie
Assessment of retrained public service employees for effective performance: a professional development myth pp. 599-605 Downloads
Emmanuel Selemani Shindika and Priviledge Cheteni
Technology transfer as a catalyst for effective university-industry collaboration in Botswana pp. 606-623 Downloads
Mhlambululi Mafu
Evaluation innovation in Africa: Towards indigenously responsive evaluation (IRE) philosophies, methods and practices in Ghana pp. 624-636 Downloads
Evans Sakyi Boadu and Isioma Ile
What is the motivation? The political economy of engineers regulation in Kenya pp. 637-649 Downloads
O. A. K’Akumu
The determinants of the intention to use autonomous vehicles pp. 650-660 Downloads
Paul Orsot-Dessi, Arvind Ashta and Surender Mor

Volume 15, issue 4, 2023

An exploratory study of Indian scientists’ perceptions of their roles and responsibilities in science communication pp. 415-428 Downloads
Abhay S.D. Rajput and Sangeeta Sharma
Explicating the adoption of an innovation Fintech Value Chain Financing from Aarti (Middlemen) perspective in Pakistan pp. 429-439 Downloads
Sayeda Zeenat Maryam, Ashfaq Ahmed, Syed Waqar Haider and Tasneem Akhter
Materials selection and installation decisions for sustainable upgrade of existing structures: Case study of Ghana pp. 440-449 Downloads
John Dadzie, Goitseone Buccah Sebitla and Goran Runeson
Google Scholar as a pointer to open full-text sources of research articles: A useful tool for researchers in regions with poor access to scientific literature pp. 450-457 Downloads
Vivek Kumar Singh, Satya Swarup Srichandan, Rajesh Piryani, Anurag Kanaujia and Sujit Bhattacharya
Do farmer-actor interactions in the agricultural innovation system drive technological innovation adoption in Ghana? pp. 458-472 Downloads
Justina Adwoa Onumah, Felix Ankomah Asante, Robert Osei and Peter Asare-Nuamah
The innovation capability model in higher education: A structural equation modelling approach pp. 473-481 Downloads
Fatemeh Ghardashi, Maryam Yaghoubi, Ehsan Teymourzadeh, Mohammadkarim Bahadori and Mahmood Salesi
North–South digital divide: A comparative study of personal and positional inequalities in USA and India pp. 482-495 Downloads
Jeffin Thomas Mammen, M Rugmini Devi and R Girish Kumar
Towards developing a national framework for industry 4.0 in African emerging economies pp. 496-513 Downloads
Olugbenga Ayo Ojubanire, Hicham Sebti and Sabrina Berbain
Sources of agricultural extension information and farmers’ willingness to pay for the information: Evidence from small-scale pineapple farmers in south-eastern Ghana pp. 514-523 Downloads
S. A. Manteaw, B. Y. Folitse, S. Mahama and E. Wahaga
Case assessment and identification of pharmaceutical supply chain performance measures and metrics pp. 524-531 Downloads
Asrat Mekonnen Gobachew, Hans-Dietrich Haasis and Eshetie Berhan
Correction pp. 532-532 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 15, issue 3, 2023

Mini assessment of small-scale biogas technology practices, opportunities, and challenges in Hadiya Zone, Southern Ethiopia pp. 283-286 Downloads
Girma Woldemichael Adane, Abinet Tadesse Yennore and Demissie Mamulo Hadero
The determinants of the adoption of mobile money by small enterprises (SEs) in Douala, Cameroon pp. 287-299 Downloads
Grégory Mvogo, Martin Ndzana and Honoré Bidiasse
Information Communication technology governance practices in universities: A case study of a university of technology in Durban, South Africa pp. 300-310 Downloads
John Mangundu
R&D, innovations, and firms’ productivity in Ethiopia pp. 311-324 Downloads
Mezid Nasir Keraga and Mesele Araya
Precision agriculture and the prospects of space strategy for food security in Africa pp. 325-336 Downloads
Lere Amusan and Samuel Oyewole
ICT impact and firm size: Empirical results from Vietnam pp. 337-348 Downloads
Dang Thi Viet Duc and Phuoc Van Nguyen
Drivers of value addition and product upgrading to shea nuts by collectors in northern Uganda pp. 349-361 Downloads
Deborah Akatwetaba, Basil Mugonola, Appolo Kasharu, Daniel M. Okello and Anthony Egeru
Evolution of innovation systems, economic growth, and sustainable competitiveness in Africa pp. 362-375 Downloads
Bernadin Géraud Comlan Ahodode
Governance challenges in Ghana’s artisanal and small-scale mining (galamsey) sector: Is stakeholder interaction the way forward? pp. 376-385 Downloads
Issah Baddianaah, Bernard Nuoleyeng Baatuuwie and Abdul-Moomin Adams
Patterns of rural innovation processes along agro-processing value chains: The case of Mopani district, South Africa pp. 386-398 Downloads
Kgabo Hector Ramoroka
Establishing an understanding of the innovation process of informal micro-enterprises pp. 399-410 Downloads
Lavhelesani Mulibana and Ravinder Rena
No Brainers and Low-Hanging Fruit in National Climate Policy pp. 411-413 Downloads
Du Shigui

Volume 15, issue 2, 2023

A roadmap for present focus and future trends of blockchain technology in the built environment pp. 153-165 Downloads
Opeoluwa Akinradewo, Clinton Aigbavboa, Ayodeji Oke and David Edwards
Business-driven approach to cloud computing adoption by small businesses pp. 166-174 Downloads
Martin Adane
Perceived impact of climate variability and change on livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Lesotho pp. 175-184 Downloads
Christopher Dick-Sagoe, Kwame Nkrumah Hope and Peter Asare-Nuamah
Determinants of adoption of electronic payment by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Cameroon pp. 185-197 Downloads
Christelle Flore Kadjie, Prince Hikouatcha, Arsène Aurelien Njamen Kengdo and Tii Nchofoung
Mapping the strength of sectoral innovation system in the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry: Empirical evidence pp. 198-210 Downloads
Rachael Aderonke Ayo-Lawal, Caleb Muyiwa Adelowo, Ayobami Adesina Oyewale, Emmanuel Emeka Ejim-Eze, Elizabeth Adeteju Omimakinde, Wilson Oyekigho Erhun and Okechukwu Ukwuoma
Human capital accumulation and economic growth of Ethiopian economy pp. 211-226 Downloads
Zemed Degu Mengesha and Lakhwinder Singh
Socio-psychological factors influencing farmers’ willingness to continue participating in collaborative activities of community-based innovation platforms in eastern Uganda pp. 227-235 Downloads
Rebecca Mukebezi, Bernard Bonton Obaa, Florence Birungi Kyazze, Settumba B. Mukasa and Irene Bulenzibuto Tamubula
The business of business incubation: How stakeholders measure value and investment returns in South African fintech incubators pp. 236-249 Downloads
Sihle D. Mhlongo and Mjumo Mzyece
Sustainability of energy transition on output growth and carbon emission abatement in sub-Saharan Africa pp. 250-259 Downloads
Ikechukwu Sebastine Asogwa and Charles Nnamdi Anumudu
Perception of government employees on the use of biometric technology in determining a person’s ethnic group in Nigeria pp. 260-271 Downloads
Martins E. Irhebhude, Adeola O. Kolawole, Agwi C. Uche and Adeleye V. Dupe
Towards a conceptual framework for measuring innovation in the agricultural sector in sub-Saharan developing countries pp. 272-282 Downloads
Yasser Buchana and Moses M. Sithole

Volume 15, issue 1, 2023

Empirical analysis of innovation and productivity in services firms: The case of South Africa pp. 1-13 Downloads
Atoko Kasongo, Moses Sithole and Yasser Buchana
Effect of entrepreneurial orientation on business performance of young women agribusiness owners in Benin: Do social and business environments matter? pp. 14-30 Downloads
Smith A. R. Dossou, Razack Adeoti, Augustin K. N. Aoudji and Mignouna Djana
Technology-based banking and bank deposit: The Nigerian commercial banks’ experience pp. 31-44 Downloads
Chukwuebuka Bernard Azolibe, Jisike Jude Okonkwo and Victoria Ogochukwu Obi-Nwosu
Drivers of youth participation in maize value addition in Gulu district, Uganda pp. 45-58 Downloads
Martin Maku, Enos Kitambo and Basil Mugonola
Does vitamin A rich orange-fleshed sweetpotato adoption improve household level diet diversity? Evidence from Ghana and Nigeria pp. 59-68 Downloads
Souleimane Adeyemi Adekambi, Julius Juma Okello, Jan Low, Putri Ernawati Abidin and Edward Carey
University-industry-government research and development collaborations in public higher education institutions in South Africa pp. 69-78 Downloads
Sinqobile Sihlobo and Sipho Mbatha
Human resources and innovation capability: Evidences from Nigeria food and beverage firms pp. 79-88 Downloads
Helen Olubunmi Aderemi, Victor Oluwasina Sobanke and Matthew Olugbemiga Ilori
Developing an improved reverse engineering adoption model towards the improvement of performance in metal engineering industries pp. 89-106 Downloads
Yichalewal Goshime, Daniel Kitaw, Frank Ebinger and Kassu Jilcha
Technology management practices and innovation: Empirical evidence from medium- and large-scale manufacturing firms in Ethiopia pp. 107-123 Downloads
Mesfin Mala Kalko, Obsa Teferi Erena and Sara Adugna Debele
An analysis of the COVID-19 contact tracing App in South Africa: Challenges experienced by users pp. 124-134 Downloads
Rene W. Albertus and Frank Makoza
Factors affecting the innovation ecosystem in public universities in Ethiopia pp. 135-150 Downloads
Abebaw Abibo, Mammo Muchie, Zerayehu Sime and Wondemhunegn Ezezew
Science, Technology & Innovation and Intellectual Property: Leveraging Openness for Sustainable Development in Africa pp. 151-152 Downloads
Swapan Kumar Patra
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