Research Papers/Topics in Cooperative Economics And Management

Gross Domestic Product And Export Earnings In Uganda (2000 - 2011)

ABSTRACT The study was set to investigate the relationship between GDP and exports earning in Uganda from 20OO~2O11. It was guided by three research objectives which included assessing the trend of earnings, annual gross domestic product and establishing the relationship between the two variables. The study adopted a longitudinal research design involving quantitative approach in data collection. A time series analysis was adopted and the use of quantitative techniques to analyze secon...

Effect Of Community Empowerment Innitiatives On Human Development In Vihiga County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Community empowerment has been advocated to be the most promising approach to local development. Ideally, community empowerment mobilizes local communities to improve their quality of life thereby reducing poverty and influencing developmental change at local levels. The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of community empowerment fund on human development in Vihiga County. The study adopted a descriptive research approach with stratified sampling technique. T...

Developing A Construct Validity For Motivation Of Employees In The National Agricultural Research Organisation (Naro) –Uganda: Validation Of Herzberg’s Theory

Introduction Motivation of employees has been identified as key to job performance and organization’s outputs (Latt, 2008). In a business context, organizational goals, profitability and competitiveness are determined significantly by employees’ performance; who in turn are grossly influenced by the employees’ attitude about work (Alharji & Yusoff, 2011; Chaudhary & Sharma; 2012). The attitude is highly influenced by how motivated employees are at work; hence their level of job sa...

Orphans And Vulnerable Children In Namibia: A Comparative Study Of Social Welfare Grants In The Oshana And The Khomas Regions

ABSTRACTNamibia is one of the countries in Southern Africa seriously affected by HIV/AIDS. To that end the pandemic contributed heavily to the burden of Orphans and vulnerable children in the country. The loss of a parent causes trauma and jeopardizes the future of the child. It is also observed that the death of a parent due to HIV/AIDS contribute to the rejection, isolation and exclusion by both the family members and caretakers.This study examines the living conditions and problems and cha...

Democracy and Development in West Africa (ECOWAS)

Democracy and Economic Development is a matter of absolute choice. In the context of West Africa and Africa, contemporary democracy and economic development is a matter of choice and the interplay of internal and external forces at play. The long-term negative effects of colonial legacies and lack of strong democratic institutions are the exact outcome of democracy and development in West Africa. Studies show countries that have strong democratic intuitions develop faster and enjoy the divide...

EFFECT OF MASS MEDIA ON YORUBA CULTURE AND TRADITION (A STUDY OF YORUBA YE MI ON R2FM 89.3)

MASS COMMUNICATION PROJECTABSTRACT This study examined Effect of Mass Media on Yoruba Culture and Tradition. The study was guided by four objectives specifically to find out the level of exposure to “Yoruba Ye Mi” programme among Ibadan residents, to examine their perception of the programme in the promotion of Yoruba culture and tradition, to find out the influence of the programme in the understanding of Yoruba cultural and traditional practices among the residents of Ibada...

The Effect of Marketing Strategies on Customers Satisfaction A Case Study of Intercontinental Distillers Limited. Osogbo Depot, Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study evaluated the effect of marketing strategies on customers satisfaction in IDL Osogbo depot from (2008-2017). Questionnaires were used as the instrument for data collection .The sample size of this study was 60 staff and customers selected by using simple random sampling. 10 staff and 50 customers were selected from the company and (60) questionnaires were distributed. The finding reveals that 85% of the customers patronize the company product because it offers satisfactio...

The impact of infrastructural development on economic growth in Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to examine the impact of infrastructural development on economic growth in Nigeria, using Uyo in Akwa Ibom state as a case study. The classical theory of economic growth was adopted in the study coupled with other theories of public expenditure. Two infrastructural variables: electric (energy)and road transport were adopted for the study. The study aims to access the impact of development road transport and power supply on the economic growth in the sta...

Gradute seminar Assessment on Availability of food insecurity in Dore Bafana kebeles

The paper was done  for MA in community development for course for rural development project 

The Impact of Oil Sector Deregulation on the Nigerian Economic Growth

This study theoretically and empirically set out to investigate the Deregulation of the Nigerian Oil sector and its economic growth. Theoretical and conceptual propositions of the Benign Perspective of Natural resource abundance beneficial to growth revealed that the oil sector affects the country’s economic growth and various economic policies of subsidy and deregulation in this sector certainly affects the economy. Variables of the oil sector such as exchange rate, foreign direct investme...

Emergence of cooperatives and the future of the social enterprises sector in Botswana

The concept of integrating social aims with profit-making is an emerging trend in the world today, especially in the wake of the 2007-2009 financial crisis which shone the spotlight on the problems of pure profit maximisation. Social enterprise is at the very core of this new movement to integrate social aims with profits, taking root in an increasing number of circles. The Botswana situation is marked by social enterprise being almost non-existent as a concept in the general consciousn...

Nigeria Industrial Innovation, Strength, Weakness and Prospects

Success of any nation can be measured in Meritocracy, Pragmatism and Honesty (MPH) This three exceptional policies: Meritocracy, Pragmatism and Honesty. Indeed, lies the success of any nation in the world.  Meritocracy means a country picks its best citizens, not the relatives of the ruling class, to run a country. Pragmatism means that a country does not try to reinvent the wheel, no matter what problem Nigeria encounters, somebody, somewhere, has solved it. Let us copy the solution ...

Advantage of imitation and innovation for economic development and sustainability

 Annotation: There are a few who invent great ideas that renew the past and move the future. Imitation takes place in all area of life, from educational sphere to Business, IT Technology Companies, Car Manufacturing companies, Building and construction companies, furniture’s and decorating firms, Engineering, law, medicine, government institutions, press publishing companies, TV, etc. The road to development and sustainable growth lies in the power and art of imitation.  We can see these ...

STEPS FOR STRENGTHENING THE PROCESS OF NATIONAL INTEGRATION IN NIGERIA

This is an article analysing the steps involved in the process of strengthening national integration in Nigeria. 

IMPACT OF BANK RECAPITILIZATION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA

Bank fraud, poor lending and credit management practices in the Nigerian banking sector forced the Central bank of Nigeria to revisit the capital structure of commercial banks in Nigeria. These among other things led the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to give a directive that all banks should recapitalize from ₦2 billion to ₦25 billion with effect from 1st January 2006.This development led to various financial activities in the Nigerian financial sector with most banks initiall...


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