Research & Development

Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Online Learning Challenges in the Time of COVID-19: A Survey Among the Undergraduate Students of the Mindanao State University-Main Campus, Marawi City

    Marecon Comita Viray, Ashley Ali Bangcola

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 192-204
    Received: 18 April 2022
    Accepted: 24 August 2022
    Published: 11 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20220304.11
    Abstract: The education system has recently been rocked by an extraordinary health crisis, the COVID-19 epidemic, which has shattered its foundation. As a result, governments all around the world have initiated a crisis response to offset the pandemic's negative impact on education. Curriculum adjustments, supply of technical resources and infrastructure, sh... Show More
  • Local Fiscal Administration of Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur Towards Sustainable Development: An Analysis

    Marecon Comita Viray, Albim Ymbong Cabatingan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 205-214
    Received: 5 August 2022
    Accepted: 31 August 2022
    Published: 21 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20220304.12
    Abstract: Effective fiscal management and administration is vital in fostering macroeconomic stability, the implementation and delivery of essential public services, and attaining sustainable growth and maintenance. Good financial management through the implementation and maintenance of sound fiscal policies is imperative to ensure that government offices us... Show More
  • Modelling HIV-Free Survival Among Children Under Five-Year-Old from the Uganda Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment (UPHIA) 2016-2017 Survey

    Muriuki Francis Maina, Waititu Anthony, Wanjoya Anthony

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 215-223
    Received: 22 September 2022
    Accepted: 21 October 2022
    Published: 29 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20220304.13
    Abstract: The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) pandemic is currently the most challenging public health matter that faces third world countries, especially those in Sub-Saharan Africa. Uganda, in East Africa, with a generalised and highly heterogeneous epidemic, is no exception, with HIV/AIDS affecting most sectors of the economy. The barrier HIV-stigma pr... Show More
  • A Critical Evaluation of the Public Procurement Act in Its Capacity to Defeat Corruption in Ghana

    Ronald Osei Mensah, Winfred Kanda

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 224-231
    Received: 1 October 2022
    Accepted: 25 October 2022
    Published: 10 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20220304.14
    Abstract: In addition to the standards applicable in the whole public service, specific standards for procurement officials may mitigate the specific risks related to the complexity and characteristics of the public procurement process. The standards for procurement officials - in particular specific restrictions and prohibitions - aim to ensure that officia... Show More
  • Cluster Based Improved Maize Technologies Popularization in Selected AGP-II Districts of Harari Region and Dire Dawa Administration

    Bedasso Urgessa, Oromia Megersa, Abdulaziz Teha

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 232-236
    Received: 27 October 2022
    Accepted: 8 December 2022
    Published: 27 December 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20220304.15
    Abstract: Despite the large area under cultivation, the mean yield of maize per hectare is low. Limited access to improved maize varieties is among the contributing factors for low productivity. Popularization of better performing maize varieties is important to solve these problems. Therefore, this study was undertaken to enhance the productivity of maize t... Show More
  • Contribution of Integrated Functional Adult Education to Adults Livelihood Improvement: The Empirical Study in Babile Woreda Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Debeli Belina

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 237-248
    Received: 29 October 2022
    Accepted: 25 November 2022
    Published: 27 December 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rd.20220304.16
    Abstract: This Empirical study intended to explore the contribution of integrated functional adult education program to adult learners’ livelihood improvement in Babile Woreda. A qualitative phenomenological research design was used. Six respondents purposively selected and participated in the study: five (3 male and 2 female) adults those graduated through ... Show More