International Journal of ICT Research in Africa and the Middle East (IJICTRAME)

International Journal of ICT Research in Africa and the Middle East (IJICTRAME)

Formerly International Journal of ICT Research and Development in Africa (IJICTRDA)
Editor-in-Chief: Alice Etim (Winston Salem State University, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 1 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2016
ISSN: 2472-3126|EISSN: 2472-3134|DOI: 10.4018/IJICTRAME

Description

The International Journal of ICT Research in Africa and the Middle East (IJICTRAME) publishes original, cutting-edge research articles on adoption, diffusion, use and impact of information communication technologies across Africa, the Middle East and other world regions. The use of ICT for service delivery in agriculture, banking & finance, healthcare, manufacturing, government and rural development are emphasized. There are innovative, engaging content and best practices on the use of ICT, diffusion and adoption methods, techniques, e-value creation, and policy issues. IJICTRAME also focuses on information communication applications in agricultural units, socio-economic development and poverty alleviation.

Topics Covered

  • ICT and agricultural e-risk management policy
  • ICT and emerging market policy
  • ICT and farmer e-health policy
  • ICT and food security policy
  • ICT and poverty alleviation policy
  • ICT and rural financial remittances policy
  • ICT and social capital development in agriculture
  • ICT and sustainable rural development policy
  • ICT application in rural mobile banking services
  • ICT application to rural environmental management
  • ICT applications in agricultural e-content and e-service development
  • ICT applications in agricultural information management and diffusion
  • ICT applications in agro-based small and medium scale enterprises
  • ICT applications in development issues for rural women
  • ICT applications in e-value additions and e-customer relationship management
  • ICT applications in farmer health service delivery
  • ICT applications in food and agricultural marketing and market development
  • ICT applications in food and agriculture supply chain governance
  • ICT applications in food and agriculture supply chain management and coordination
  • ICT applications in horizontal and vertical integration in food and agricultural markets
  • ICT applications in improving farm productivity
  • ICT applications in integration of agricultural value chain
  • ICT applications in research and development
  • ICT applications in rural financial remittances
  • ICT applications in rural financial service delivery
  • ICT applications in the agribusiness input supply and e-procurement strategies
  • ICT applications to farm business management
  • ICT applications to improving market access, coordination and linkages
  • ICT for agricultural development case studies
  • ICT in agricultural research and development policy
  • ICT in agritourism and regional economic integration
  • ICT infrastructural development and rural digital divide
  • ICT innovations and best practices in food and agriculture
  • ICT literacy and e-content development policy
  • ICT rural economic development policy
  • ICT socio-economic development policy issues
  • ICT theoretical and empirical frameworks in agriculture development
  • ICT use in the development of agro-portals and rural e-kiosks
  • ICT uses in agriculture and rural development

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of ICT Research in Africa and the Middle East (IJICTRAME) is to provide cutting-edge research, advanced analytical methods and techniques, leading e-innovations, and development policies in information and communication technology adoption, diffusion, use and impact in Africa, the Middle East, and also globally. Targeting scholars, academics, researchers, senior government policy makers and practitioners, this journal examines ICT applications in agriculture and rural development, agribusiness, banking, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, supply chain management, coordination and integration, food security, poverty alleviation, food and agricultural marketing linkages, and rural financial service delivery. IJICTRAME covers empirical research investigations, theoretical frameworks, case studies and major trends in ICT applications in global business engagements.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Dr. Alice S. Etim is Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). Dr. Etim’s research focus is Information & Communication Technology (ICT) adoption, diffusion, use and impact in business organizations, project teams, and the Base of the Pyramid (BOP) populations. She has published many peer-reviewed journal (PRJ) articles and authored five book chapters on ICT and mobile technologies. Dr. Etim has presented at many academic and business conferences. She is the recipient of many publication awards including the E. J. Josey Award for her work on the Digital Divide and five Bravo/Publication Awards from IBM Corporation where she served for 12 years as Staff Software Engineer and Project Lead. Dr. Etim is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 2005. Dr. Etim earned her PhD in Information Science from the Information School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MSBA in Business Information Systems from Mississippi State University and MBA from Delta State University. She has served as Associate Editor, Managing Editor and currently serving as the Editor in Chief of IJICTRAME.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeriti
Bryan Christiansen, Global Research Society, LLC, United States
Ewa Lechman, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
International Advisory Board
Yuval Cohen, Tel-Aviv Afeka College of Engineering, Israel
Ramadan Elaiess, University of Benghazi, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Gulsah Koc, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
Associate Editors
Dinçer Atlı, Uskudar University, Turkey
Neeta Baporikar, Namibia University of Science and Technology & University of Pune, India
Harish Chandan, Argosy University, Atlanta, United States
Ye-Sho Chen, Louisiana State University, United States
Susana de Juana-Espinosa, University of Alicante, Spain
Kudakwashe Dube, Massey University, New Zealand
Oxana Karnaukhova, Southern Federal University, Russian Federation
Adam Marszk, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
Maxwell Mudhara, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
Editorial Review Board
Daniel Alemneh, University of North Texas, United States
Abdullah Alkraiji, King Fahd Security College, Saudi Arabia
Muna Al-Razgan, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Elfneh Bariso, AHEAD, United Kingdom
Neal Coates, Abilene Christian University, United States
Maurice Dawson, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States
Ivana Domazet, Institute of Economic Sciences, Serbia
Marianne Greenfield, Argosy University, United States
Betül Gür, Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey
GIlford Hapanyengwi, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Md Hoque, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bendick Mahleko, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Joyce Maphanyane, University of Botswana, Botswana
Fredrick Mtenzi, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Geoff Nitschke, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Ben Ogwo, State University of New York at Oswego, United States
George Oreku, Tanzania & North-West University, Tanzania, United Republic Of
Onder Özkul, Beykent University, Turkey
Prabir Panda, National Institute for Smart Government, India
Shaun Pather, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
MirHojjat Seyedi, Victoria University, Australia
Joseph Tan, McMaster University, Canada
Tedla Tekle, Maynooth University, Ireland

Submission

Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/ PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Alice Etim
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of ICT Research in Africa and the Middle East (IJICTRAME)
Email: etima@wssu.edu