International Journal of Sustainable Development Research

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Regulation and Standardization of Digital Technologies Used in Facilitating the Mitigation of COVID-19 Contagion

    James Kunle Olorundare, Adebimpe Olubunmi Olorundare

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 31 December 2020
    Accepted: 11 January 2021
    Published: 30 January 2021
    Abstract: The paper discusses practical applications of digital technologies (e.g. Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Mobile Technologies etc.) on how COVID-19 pandemic and other contagion curve can be flattened. The background of the paper deals with issues around the novel COVID-19, the way different countries responded to it ... Show More
  • An Account of the Difference Between Women’s Income Before and After Participating in the Self-Help Groups in Urban West Region of Unguja

    Tabia Maulid Mwita, Haroonah Nsubuga, Abdalla Ussi Hamad, Rukkaya Wakif Muhammed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 9-16
    Received: 18 March 2021
    Accepted: 12 April 2021
    Published: 20 April 2021
    Abstract: The Self Help Group is becoming one of the most important social and economic activities of today’s world and the Zanzibar Government has realized its potential especially for the women. Therefore, this study aimed at providing a candid account of the difference of women’s income before and after participating in the self-help groups (SHGs) in Urba... Show More
  • Investments in Braskem Green Polymers: Extraordinary Profits Instead of Decarbonization of the Environment

    Eliana Leal Hellvig, Thais Helena Sydenstricker Flores-Sahagun

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 17-27
    Received: 1 December 2020
    Accepted: 9 December 2020
    Published: 26 April 2021
    Abstract: This paper presents an evaluation with the use of patentometry of how the technologies for the production and use of green polyethylenes (HDPE – high density polyethylene and LLDPE – linear low density polyethylene) and green polypropylene evolved from 1999 to 2017. The results of this research enabled to identify companies that invested in technol... Show More