Research Papers/Topics in Consumer Science

Factors Influencing Loan Repayment Among Small Scale Women Fish Processors In The Tema Metropolis

ABSTRACT The focus of many microfinance institutions (MFIs) as well as African governments and other development partners now is to increase the productivity of the agricultural sector by improving the condition of women. One way of doing this has been provision of microfinance services. Evidence suggests that the credit given to women have achieved high loan repayment rates and high yield value in terms of welfare benefits. Despite these potential, women fish processors within the Tema...

Skill-Based Competence And Competitiveness In The Garment-Manufacturing Firms Of Ghana.

ABSTRACT This study examines the skills competence of workers in the garment firms and skillsbased competitiveness of the garment industries of Ghana. A total of 34 garment firms made up of 27 firms registered with the Association of Ghana Industries and seven firms registered with the Ghana Free Zones Board, as well as 205 workers of the garment industries were selected for the study. The Explanatory Sequential Mixed Method Approach was used for the study in which the quantitative proce...