Articles by Author: Juliana Siwale

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  1. The discourse of institutional change in the Zambian microfinance sector

    The discourse of institutional change in the Zambian microfinance sector

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This paper investigates the discourse of key actors instigating institutional change in the Zambian microfinance sector. It draws from the institutional story of Zambia, which has experienced regulatory and legislative flux since drafting its first microfinance act in 2006. Building...
  2. Management Theory, Research and Practice for Sustainable Development in Africa: A Commentary from a Practitioner's Perspective

    Management Theory, Research and Practice for Sustainable Development in Africa: A Commentary from a Practitioner's Perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    In this article we give a synthesis of the argument that inadequate management theory and practice have contributed to Africa's lack of sustainable development. The article is based on a keynote address by the Governor of the Bank of Botswana,...
  3. Defoliation management affects morphogenetic and structural characteristics of mixed pastures of brachiaria grass and forage peanut

    Defoliation management affects morphogenetic and structural characteristics of mixed pastures of brachiaria grass and forage peanut

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    A sound understanding of the effects of defoliation management in a grass–legume pasture is key in balancing populations between species. The aim of this study was to quantify the morphogenetic and structural characteristics and forage production of brachiaria grass and...
  4. Effects of urea addition on the fermentation of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) silage

    Effects of urea addition on the fermentation of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) silage

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of urea addition on fermentation characteristics, losses and chemical composition of silage of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) ‘BRS Ponta Negra’. The sorghum plant was chopped and treated with different levels of urea (0.1756,...
  5. Silages in the form of diet based on spineless cactus and buffelgrass

    Silages in the form of diet based on spineless cactus and buffelgrass

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    This study was conducted to evaluate the fermentation pattern and the in situ dry matter degradability of silages in the form of diet. Five diets were formulated based on spineless cactus (Opuntia fícus-indica cv. ‘Gigante’) and buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris). The...
  6. Female Faces in Informal ‘Spaces’: Women and Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in sub-Saharan Africa

    Female Faces in Informal ‘Spaces’: Women and Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This paper critically examines how women employed in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) – low-tech mineral extraction and processing – in sub-Saharan Africa could be affected by moves made to formalize and support their activities under the Africa Mining Vision...
  7. Student’s perception of engineering design for competitiveness in Africa: The case of Tanzania, East Africa

    Student’s perception of engineering design for competitiveness in Africa: The case of Tanzania, East Africa

    Engineering is vital for addressing basic human needs, improving the quality of life and creating opportunities for sustainable prosperity at local, regional, national and global levels. However, Africa faces a shortage of engineers arising from the declining interest and enrolment...