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Mar 16, 2021Open    AccessArticle

The Socio-Economic Implications of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining on Mining Communities in Northern Ghana

Chalisung Bernard Isung, Yakubu Salifu, Thomas Azagsiba Agana
Small-Scale Mining (SSM) predates Large-Scale Mining (LSM) in Ghana but was relegated to the background in the 1980s following the Economic Reforms and Structural Adjustment Programmes which heavily liberalized the mining sector. Conversely, the small-scale mining sector continues to boom attracting a large chunk of the labour force in the mining sector. The small-scale mining sector has affected the livelihoods of several thousands of people especially those living in mining communities across ...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021

Feb 26, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Spending Habits of Public School Teachers in Palayan City

Fhrizz S. De Jesus, Margie B. De Jesus
As the salary rise for teachers has been an on-going issue, the researchers studied the spending habits of the teaching personnel and their reasons in borrowing money from financing institutions. This study was conducted in twenty-two public schools in Palayan City with a total of one hundred seventy-seven teaching personnel as respondents. Descriptive research was used in this study through survey questionnaire and interview method in order to reveal the relationship between variables and to an...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021

Feb 26, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Choice and Determinants of Saving in Rural Households of Bale Zone: The Case of Agarfa District, Oromia, South East Ethiopia

Genemo Fitala Feyissa, Mesfin Bekele Gebbisa
Saving is the important variable in achieving financial security and growth affecting both individual and national wellbeing. However, saving level in Ethiopia specifically in rural areas is limited and less is known empirically about its factors. The general objective of this study was to characterize choice and determinants of saving in rural households’ of the study area. To examine this general objective, the study employed descriptive statistics and Econometric model. Both primary and secon...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021

Feb 26, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Research on Leisure Needs, Leisure Participation and Leisure Obstacles of Family Caregivers with Intellectual Disabilities

Shinn-Nen Jenq, Mei-Ru Chen
This study explores the current situation of leisure needs, leisure participation, and leisure barriers of family caregivers with intellectual disabilities, and then analyzes the differences between the different background characteristics of each facet and the correlation between facets. According to the difference analysis, the most important leisure needs were psychological needs, physiological needs and achievement needs. The participation frequency of leisure activities of family caregivers...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021

Jan 29, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Quality Improvement Training Framework Adoption at Katutura Hospital in Windhoek Namibia

Bernardus Franco Maseke, Bongani Nyathi
In Namibia, most health care facilities have not been yielding good results in response to patients’ health care needs. Health care systems are becoming more complex with paradoxical challenges resulting into inefficiencies due to ever increasing science and knowledge in medicine, which makes it difficult to internalise and understand, as well as to implement certain procedures. The study explored and found that research indicates that total quality management (TQM) and continual quality improve...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021

Jan 29, 2021Open    AccessArticle

Factors Influencing Clients in Choosing Insurance Companies

Bernardus Franco Maseke, Dietilde Ndinelago Iipinge
The paper was conducted to analyze different factors influencing clients’ choice of insurance companies. Insurance is essential for peace of mind, however, clients should be cautious when choosing insurers to avoid future disappointments. Clients should also be aware of fake agents, misrepresentation of information, fraud and coercion by agents and brokers. The main objective of this paper was to identify the factors that drive clients’ preferences in selecting insurance companies, whilst the se...
Open Access Library J. Vol.8, 2021

Oct 20, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Museum Public Services from the Cultural Tourism Perspective: A Comparative Study on Shanghai Museum and Hamburg Museum of History

Wenjie Shi, Yuhan Zhou, Xiaofei Rao
The in-depth integration of culture and tourism in the 21st century has brought great opportunities and brand-new challenges to the advancement of museums. Taking Shanghai Museum and Hamburg Museum of History as examples, this paper explored how these museums, as one of the most traditional modes of cultural tourism integration, innovated public services concept and applied service marketing strategies in the differing Chinese and German cultural contexts through official website comparison and ...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020

Sep 25, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Choice of Livelihood Strategies and Its Determinants in Pastoralist Area of Bale Zone: The Case of Sawena District, Oromia, South East Ethiopia

Mesfin Bekele Gebbisa, Gemachu Mulatu
The carrying capacity of pure pastoralist livelihood strategies only to attain food and livelihood security is extremely declining from time to time. Diversifying livelihood strategies at current time become a standard phenomenon within the study area. The general objectives of this study are, therefore, to characterize the existing livelihood strategies adopted by pastoral households and its determinants in the Sawena district, Oromia National Regional State, Southeast Ethiopia. To examine this...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020

Aug 26, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Sectorial Contributions of Non-Oil Revenue to Economic Growth in Nigeria

Samson Oluwole Olowo, Kehinde Omolade Daramola, Odunayo Femi Ogunsanwo, Damilola Gabriel Edewusi
The study examined the sectorial contributions of non-oil revenue to economic growth in Nigeria from 1981 to 2018 with the aim of examining the effects of environmental, information and communication technology and financial sectors’ revenue to economic growth in Nigeria. Autoregressive distributed lag model was the main estimation technique applied. The time series data for the study on environmental sector revenue, information and communication technology sector revenue, financial sector reven...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020

Aug 26, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Research on the Problems and Solutions of “Street-Stall Economy”

Xuewei Yu, Hongyu Pan
“Street-stall economy” has become a hot word in all fields of society. A sudden outbreak of new crown pneumonia has brought many challenges and difficulties to people, but also provided opportunities for the development of some fields. “Street-stall economy” is not a new thing. It is the product of historical development, and has a strong historical background. At this stage, “street-stall economy” returns to the public view and becomes a field of interest, which is very beneficial to social dev...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020


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