Current Business Issues in African Countries Schedule

Thursday, April 7, 2022

 

9:00-9:30 AM EDT

Breakfast Virtual Networking

Shani D. Carter, Ph.D. and
Conference Organizing Team

9:30-9:40 AM EDT

Introduction and Welcome Remarks

Shani D. Carter, Ph.D.

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SYNERGIES BETWEEN COVID-19, SUPPLY CHAIN, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, AND CLIMATE CHANGE: LESSONS FROM UNCTAD

Powerpoint

Conference Theme
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

9:40-10:20 AM EDT

Shani D. Carter, Ph.D. Professor, Wagner College, New York, USA

Biography

 

COVID-19: EFFECTS ON BUYING DECISIONS AND PATTERNS AMONG URBAN DWELLERS IN A SUB-SAHARA AFRICAN MARKET: A CASE OF LAGOS METROPOLIS.

Powerpoint

COVID-19

Online

9:40-10:20 AM EDT

Ayodele ONIKU, Senior Lecturer, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Biography
Owolabi KUYE, Professor, Dept of Business Admin, Faculty of Management Sciences, Universityof Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Nigeria

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES IN EAST AFRICA

Sustainable Development

Manzulli Boardroom & Online

10:30-11:10 AM EDT

Mr. Justus Lavi Mwololo, Secretary,
Kenya Small Scale Farmers Forum, Nairobi, Kenya

George Martin Makau, Founder, Mazra Agritech, Nairobi, Kenya

GOVERNING COLLABORATION FOR THE VERIFICATION OF FACTS RELATED TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE WORLD

Powerpoint

Climate Change

Online

10:30-11:10 AM EDT

Bettie Kemah Johnson-Mbayo , The Stage Media, Liberia

 

EFFECT OF COVID-19 ON SUSTAINABILITY OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN KENYA

Powerpoint

COVID-19
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Dr. Philip Munyao Mutisya, Entrepreneur, ODYSSEY
EYECARE FOUNDATION,
Nairobi, Kenya

ASSESSING THE PHYSICAL CONTAMINATION OF FOOD THROUGH THE USE OF METALLIC STAPLE PINS DURING PACKAGING WITH THE KENYAN MARKET AS A CASE STUDY

Powerpoint

Supply Chain

Online

11:20-12:00 PM EDT

Faith Onyangore, UNIVERSITY OF KABIANGA, Kenya

In-Person Luncheon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Faculty Dining Room

 

CHALLENGES TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICAN INFRASTRUCTURE: BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE PANDEMIC

Powerpoint

COVID-19; Sustainable Development
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

1:10-1:40 PM EDT

Cathyann Tully, DPS, Professor, Vuk Bulajic, Nicholas Cartwright-Atkins, Raquel Rubalcavareyes, Sara Rutherford, Thomas Scapello, Mackenzie Volger, Wagner College, New York, USA

CHALLENGES AFFECTING THE FILM INDUSTRY AFTER THE OUTBREAK OF COVID 19

Powerpoint

COVID-19
Online

1:10-1:40 PM EDT

Derick Mutiso Wambua, Chief Executive Officer, Mogul films, Kenya

Biography

OPPORTUNITY IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY: HOW TO SAFEGUARD YOUR RETIREMENT

Powerpoint

Sustainable Development
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

1:50-2:30 PM EDT

Donald Crooks Ph.D., Professor,

Biography

Roba Youssef - Biography

Connor Stapleton,

Vuk Bulajic - Biography

Wagner College, New York, USA

 

UGANDA'S LABOR EXPORT INDUSTRY SYSTEM AND THE EXPLOITATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS IN MIDDLE EAST: A CASE OF RETURNEES AND CURRENT MIGRANT DOMESTIC WORKERS IN SAUDI ARABIA, RIYADH CITY

Powerpoint

Sustainable Development
Online

1:50-2:30 PM EDT

Asiimwe Florence Munyonyo, Kyambogo University, Uganda

Biography

STRATEGIES FOR PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SELF EMPLOYMENT IN WEST AFRICA

Poewerpoint

Entrepreneurship
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

2:40-3:20 PM EDT

Abou Diakhate, MSW,
Community Organizer & Advocate, New York, USA

DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE FRESH PRODUCE AGRICULTURE VALUE CHAINS: CASESTUDY OF AFRICAN INDIGENOUS VEGETABLES (AIVS) VALUE CHAIN IN UASINGISHU COUNTY, KENYA

Powerpoint

Sustainable Development
Online

2:40-3:20 PM EDT

Cynthia Onyangore, Managing Director, Trade Up Commodities Ltd (Eldoret, Kenya) and Student at Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences (Velp, The Netherlands)

 

INSIGHTS INTO AFRICAN-LED START-UPS AND HOW THEY ARE THRIVING USING A QUALITATIVE APPROACH

Powerpoint

Entrepreneurship
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

3:40-4:10 PM EDT

Pearl Ogekuwor Kitcher, Founder and Nutritionist, Chocolart Haus, Greater-Accra, Ghana

Biography
Sylvester Asiedu, Initiator of Deep Dive Startup Series on Youtube; Josephine Yeboah, MBAcandidate, University of Chester, UK

A FRAMEWORK TO INCLUDE SUSTAINABILITY IN CONSUMER PROTECTION POLICIES

Powerpoint

Sustainable Development
Online

3:40-4:10 PM EDT

Laura Best, Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Biography
Miemie Struwig, Department of Business Management
Nelson Mandela University

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Friday, April 8, 2022

 

Virtual Networking and Welcome

8:30-8:50 AM EDT

Shani D. Carter, Ph.D. and
Conference Organizing Team

COVID-19, SCHOOLS SHUTDOWNS: IMPLICATIONS FOR EQUITABLE EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA

COVID-19

Manzulli Boardroom & Online

9:00-9:30 AM EDT

AMINU DRAMANI, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

INCREASE BUSINESS PERFORMANCE THROUGH THE USE OF VIRTUALTECHNOLOGY

Sustainable Development
Online

9:00-9:30 AM EDT

Ioan David Legman, Ph.D. UMFST, Romania
Mihaela Adina Rusu and Manea Ana Maria

 

INVESTING IN GIRLS AND WOMEN FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Powerpoint

Sustainable Development
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

9:40-10:20 AM EDT

Mrs. Evelyn Kpadeh Seagbeh,
Founder & CEO, Just a Girl Initiatives, Monrovia, Liberia

AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON THE PERFORMANCE OF OF MOROCCAN SMES

Powerpoint

COVID-19
Online

9:40-10:20 AM EDT

Sara Bensal, Ph.D. Student, University IBN ZOHR, Morocco
Mohamed BINKKOUR, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Management Sciences
Faculty of Economic and Social Legal Sciences, Agadir, University Ibn Zohr

WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES

Entrepreneurship
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

10:30-11:10 AM EDT

Andrea Smith-Hunter, Siena College, New York, USA
Gabrielle Hunter, Student, University of Toronto

 

THE PARADOX OF ENTREPRENEURIAL POTENTIAL IN MOROCCO

Entrepreneurship
Online

10:30-11:10 AM EDT

Aziz Oulmoudne, Professor, IBN ZOHR UNIVERSITY, MOROCCO
Mohamed BINKKOUR, Ph.D. Professor, Laboratory of Studies and Research in Economics andManagement (LEREG) , Faculty of legal, economic and social sciences, University Ibn Zohr,Agadir, MOROCCO

THE IMPACT OF COVID 19 ON INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL FLOWS TO AFRICA

Powerpoint

COVID-19
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

11:20 AM -12:00 PM EDT

Ebimo Amungo, Managing Partner, Amungo Consulting Ltd, Saudi Arabia

COVID-GATE: A MISSED OPPORTUNITY FOR HEALTHCARE INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT IN CAMEROON

COVID-19
Online

11:20 AM -12:00 PM EDT

Wallace Numvi Gwaibi, Lecturer, The University of Bamenda, Faculty of Law and Political Science,Bambili, North-West Region, Cameroon

 

In-Person Luncheon

12:00-1:00 PM EDT

Faculty Dining Room

THE ART OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Powerpoint

Entrepreneurship
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

1:10-1:40 PM EDT

Valerio Odubayo Thompson Boco, Entrepreneur. Equatorial Guinea

RELIGIOSITY AND BUSINESS OWNERS

Powerpoint

Sustainable Development
Online

1:10-1:40 PM EDT

Owolabi KUYE, Professor, Dept of Business Admin, Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba, Nigeria

Biography
Ayodele ONIKU, Senior Lecturer, University of Lagos, Nigeria

 

IMPACT OF CENTRAL BANK`S MONETARY POLICY ON CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCES (IMPORT AND EXPORT).

Powerpoint

Sustainable Development
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

1:50-2:30 PM EDT

Nargiza Alymkulova, Professor, Nile University of Nigeria, Nigeria

Biography
Mustapha-Jaji Olaide, Ph.D. Student, Department of Economics, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria

SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY: AGRIBUSINESS IN KENYA

Powerpoint

Sustainable Development

Online

1:50-2:30 PM EDT

Richard Ndambiri Njuki

CLOSING REMARKS AND NETWORKING

Conference Theme
Manzulli Boardroom & Online

2:40-3:00 PM EDT

Shani D. Carter, Ph.D. and Conference Organizing Team