Articles by Keyword: Socio Economic Development

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  1. Conceptual View of Mobile Business Models for Rural Consumers in India

    Conceptual View of Mobile Business Models for Rural Consumers in India

    Rendering value for users through mobile services is key for mobile business models anywhere. Through mobiles, for the first time ever, many public and private services have now reached poor households and communities. The demand for mobile applications is fast...
  2. Major constraints affecting aquaculture development in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

    Major constraints affecting aquaculture development in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The study contributes to nationwide attempts to enhance the contributions of aquaculture to the fishery subsector, and consequent overall gross domestic product of Nigeria, as well as to the protein intake of her citizenry. The focus is on the determination...
  3. Technical efficiency of small-scale fishing households in Tanzanian coastal villages: an empirical analysis

    Technical efficiency of small-scale fishing households in Tanzanian coastal villages: an empirical analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The effort to conserve fisheries resources and improve the welfare of small-scale fishing households is an important objective of poverty reduction strategies in Tanzania. The success of such strategies depends on both the diversity and the level of efficiency within...
  4. Making Sense of Africa's Emerging Digital Transformation and its Many Futures

    Making Sense of Africa's Emerging Digital Transformation and its Many Futures

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    Digital technologies have spread across the African continent at an inexorable pace. Widely cited data on adoption rates suggest that digital technologies are making their way into every facet of life in African societies — a broader change process cast...
  5. Problems in implementing improved range management on common lands in Africa: An Australian perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa
    Rangeland/livestock development in Africa is reviewed and lessons learnt from successes and failures are noted. Pastoral communities have developed risk aversion strategies to survive in the harsh environment and fragile ecology of rangeland areas. With advances in infrastructure (transport, water...
  6. Socio-economic characteristics of gillnet and beach-seine fishers in the Western Cape, South Africa

    Socio-economic characteristics of gillnet and beach-seine fishers in the Western Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    Data collected by questionnaire and telephone surveys conducted during 1998 and 1999 are used to describe the socio-economic characteristics of inshore netfishers in the Western Cape. Approximately two-thirds of netfishers work or have worked in other fishing sectors and a...
  7. South African Eastern Cape Contexts Influencing the Quality of Community Home-Based Care

    South African Eastern Cape Contexts Influencing the Quality of Community Home-Based Care

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the perceptions of the quality of community home-based care (CHBC) as provided by volunteer caregivers in a South African Eastern Cape district. Data on perceptions regarding quality of care were collected from 76 community informants (32 volunteer...
  8. The making of vulnerabilities: understanding the differentiated effects of HIV and AIDS among street traders in Warwick Junction, Durban, South Africa

    The making of vulnerabilities: understanding the differentiated effects of HIV and AIDS among street traders in Warwick Junction, Durban, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The end of apartheid in South Africa has led to political-economic transition, the deregulation of cities, and increased population mobility, with growing numbers of people living and working in sub-standard and 'informal' urban conditions. These processes have created a fertile...
  9. Young Malawians on the interaction between mental health and HIV/AIDS

    Young Malawians on the interaction between mental health and HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Previous research has identified high levels of mental health problems among people affected by HIV. This study surveys specifically adolescents in southern Malawi on their experience of the impacts of living with HIV or AIDS on one's mental health. At...
  10. Cultural obstacles to the rollout of antiretrovirals: an exploratorycross-country analysis

    Cultural obstacles to the rollout of antiretrovirals: an exploratorycross-country analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article begins with an econometric analysis of potential socioeconomic determinants of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) coverage. It shows that ‘cultural’ factors such as language diversity pose challenges to HAART coverage, but that the most important drivers of HAART...