Research & Development

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Analysis of Determinants of Soybean (Glycine max.) Market Supply in the Case of Assosa Zone of Benishangulgumuz Regional State, Ethiopia

    Alemayehu Keba Beyene

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Nov. 21, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 06, 2023
    Published: Jan. 11, 2024
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    Abstract: One of the most significant and essential oilseeds for domestic use, commercial markets, industrial input, and cash cropping is soyabean. Thus, the purpose of this study was to examine the variables influencing the supply of soybean farmers to the market. The study was conducted in Homosha and Assosa woreda of Assosa zone in Benishangul Gumuz regio... Show More
  • Research Article

    Assessment of Public Agricultural Research Investment Trends and Policy Perspectives in Ethiopia

    Daniel Hailu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 5-9
    Received: Nov. 15, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 31, 2024
    Published: Jan. 31, 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/rd.20240501.12
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    Abstract: The study examines financial investment trends in public agricultural research in Ethiopia. The budget data from Ethiopian institute of agricultural research (EIAR) and seven regional agricultural research institutes (RARI’s) which is supplemented by national agricultural GDP and inflation data were used for this study. Data were analyzed using des... Show More
  • Research Article

    Spatial Analysis of Open Defecation Sites and the Utilization of Public Toilets

    Isaac Kwabena Ayereka*, Patience Binambiba Jaman, Samson Austin Ayariga

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 10-22
    Received: Jan. 01, 2024
    Accepted: Jan. 16, 2024
    Published: Feb. 01, 2024
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    Abstract: Nearly one billion people worldwide still practice open defecation. In 2020 about 59.3% of households in Ghana had household toilets while 23% used public toilets (PTs) and 15% did not have toilets. Nearly all homes (98% of the 15%) without access to toilet facility defecate outside in bushes, fields, or gutters. About 100,336 residents of Wa town ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Contribution of Sadaqah for Social Welfare Improvement in Zanzibar Society: A Case Study of Southern Region of Unguja

    Asha Kona Ali*, Abdalla Ussi Hamad

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 23-28
    Received: Nov. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2023
    Published: Feb. 05, 2024
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    Abstract: Sadaqah is a form of voluntary charity in Islam, and it can take various forms, including financial donations, acts of kindness, and assistance to those in need. Thus, the paper was done to examine the contribution of Sadaqah for social welfare improvement of Zanzibar Society. The study was conducted in Southern Region of Unguja. The study uses sim... Show More