Program

Program

Day 1 - 27. July 2022

08:00 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:10
Introduction to Conference Program and Speakers,
Prof Gituro Wainaina, Conference Chair, University of Nairobi, Kenya
9:10 - 9:20
Introduction to Conference Ideation and Actors,
Dr Andre Kreie, Global Director, Logistics Education, Kühne Foundation
9:20 - 09:30
About the Conference
Prof. Julius Ogeng’o, Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs, University of Nairobi, Kenya
09:30 - 09:50
Welcome Remarks
Prof. Steven Gitahi Kiama, Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Kenya
09:50 - 10:20
Conference Keynote Address
Ms Betty Maina, Cabinet Secretary for Industrialisation, Trade and Enterprise Development, Kenya
10:20 - 10:30
Vote of Thanks
Prof. Margaret Jesang Hutchinson, Associate Vice Chancellor – Research, Innovation and Enterprise, University of Nairobi
10:30 - 10:40
Group Photo
10:40 - 11:00
Health Break
11:00 - 11:20
ARCLoS – Introducing the African Research Cluster on Logistics and Supply Chain to Facilitate Pan-African Research Exchange
Dr. Benjamin Nitsche, Berlin University of Technology, Germany
11:20 - 11:25
Moving to Parallel Sessions
11:25 - 11:35
Room 1: Introduction to Track Health Operations and Supply Chains (HOS-1)
Prof Jonathan Annan, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya
ROOM 2: Introduction to Track Agro-Based Supply Chain (ASC-1)
Prof. Ulingeta Mbamba, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
11:35 - 11:55
Perceptions of Blockchain Technology Applicability in Health Sector of Kaduna State Industry
Nuraddeen Usman Miko and Abbas Usman
Assessing Agricultural Insurance as an Instrument for Sustainable Food Systems in Nigeria
Sunday Ajemunigbohun and Ibraheem Abdul-Azeez
11:55 - 12:15
Contribution of Logistics Co-operation Among Stakeholders Towards Improving Disaster Relief Operations on Addressing Pandemics in Tanzania
Yohana Rutaba
Assessment of Supply Chain Management Practices and Sustainable Food Security in Nigeria
Gazal Hammed
12:15 - 12:35
The Impact of COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruption on SMEs Performance: The Moderating Effect of Government Intervention in Tanzania
Mohammed Suleiman
Supply Chain Risk Management Strategies and the Performance of Food Processing Companies in Tanzania
Alfred Sallwa
12:35 - 12:55
Sustainability Practices and Supply Chain Resilience in the Development of a Circular Economy: A Study of Nigeria
Usman Abbas, Nuraddeen Miko Usman and Shehu Usman Hassan
Value Addition Through Processing of Cashew: Challenges and Opportunities for Women EmpowermentiIn Tanzania
Catherine Mussa Sinje
12:55 - 13:15
Assessment of Sustainable Hospital Supply Chain Management Practices-The Case of Black Lion Specialized Hospital
Mahlet Tsegaye, Tariku Jebena and Bezawit Demissie
Sustainable Supply Chain Management from the Perspectives of Agriculture Supply Cains: A Literature Review
Adem Habib
13:15 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 14:10
Room 1: Introduction to Track Health Operations and Supply Chains (HOS-1)
Prof John Mburu, University of Nairobi, Kenya
ROOM 2: Introduction to Track Agro-Based Supply Chain (ASC-1)
Dr. Elly Tumsifu, University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
14:10 - 14:30
Local Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing in Ethiopia: Overview of Local Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Sector Market Share, Growth and Projected Trends in Ethiopia
Biniam Tufa, Solomon Muktar and Abiyu Faris
Designing Future Food Logistic Networks - A Case Study Analysis of the Current State of Food Logistics in Ghana with the Derivation of a Concept for Sustainable Food Logistic Networks
Julia Kleineidam and Leonard Konrad
14:30 - 14:50
Assessment of Cold Chain Storage in Community Pharmacies in Four Areas in Lagos State, Nigeria
Olubusola Olugbake, Florence Adefolaju, Olayiwola Popoola, John Alade, Chidinma Okonkwo, Iyanuoluwa Akinnola and Joy Obazele
The Performance of Cold Chain Logistics for Perishable Products; A Missing Research Agenda in Low-Income (From Systematic Literature Review to Conceptual Framework and Research Agenda)
Abadi Afera Gugusa, Jenkinson Ian, Chang Chia-Hsun, Matellini Ben and Darlington Rob
14:50 - 15:10
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Towards Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs among Hospital Personnel Serving at Public Hospitals in Ethiopia
Elias Zewdu, Zelalem Tilahun and Bruck Messele
Factors Influencing Implementation of Sustainable Dairy Innovation Platforms (DIPs) in Selected Counties in Kenya
Mercy Mburu, John Mburu, Asunta Gitari and Asaah Ndambi
15:10 - 15:30
Medicine Availability and the Dynamics of Revolving Fund Delivery Channels in Nigeria
Ramatu Abdulkadir, Dante Benjamin Matellini, Ian D Jenkinson, Robyn Pyne and Trung Thanh Nguyen
Agro-Pastoralists Perceptions on Customary Land Titling in Improving Livelihoods in Tanzania: A Case Study of Dodoma and Mbeya Regions
Maclean Mwamlangala
15:30 - 15:50
Influence of preparedness in Health Supply Chain Effectiveness. The Moderating Role of Donor’s Influence
Beatrice Millu and Tumsifu Elly
The Fourth Industrial Revolution in Supply Chain Management for Agricultural Products: Implications for East Africa Farmers
Ulingeta O.L. Mbamba
15;50 - 16:10
Health Care Supply Chain Sustainability and Operations Management: Systematic Review Methodological Trends and Practices
Yusta Simwita and Gladness Salema
Examining the Impacts of Herdsmen Insurgencies on Food Stuff Supply and Sustainability in Nigeria.
Joel Ayodeji Asaju
16:10 - 18:00
Health Break & Networking
18:00 - 22:00
Gala Dinner
Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Diana-Bupe Philemon Mwiru, University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Keynote Speaker: Mr Adan Omar, Founder and Director of Bramex Limited
22:00
End of Conference Day 1

Day 2 - 28. July 2022

08:00 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:10
Recap and Introduction to Day 2
Prof Gituro Wainaina, Conference Chair, University of Nairobi, Kenya
09:10 - 09:20
Moving to Parallel Sessions
9:40 - 9:50
ROOM 1: Introduction to Track Health Operations and Supply Chains (HOS-3)
Dr. John Oredo, University of Nairobi, Kenya
ROOM 2: Introduction to Track Cross Cutting Issues I/II (CCI-1)
Prof Deus Rwehumbiza, University of Dar-es-Salaam
ROOM 3: Introduction to Track Cross Cutting Issues II/II (CCI-1)
Dr. Gladness Salema, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
9:40 - 10:00
Supply Chain Resilience Strategies Adopted in a Developing Country Following the Pandemic and Ukraine-Russia War: An Ethiopian Case
Busha Kitessa
Assessing the Uptake of Sustainability Learning in Management and Operations in Tanzania: A Comparative Analysis Approach
Musa Nkuba Shelembi, Gerald Zachary Paga Tinali, Yusta and Wilson Simwita
The Influence of Green Project Bonds and Financial Performance of Banks and Investment Firms Listed in the Nairobi Securities Exchange in Kenya
Philip Ngunjiri
10:00 - 10:20
An Assessment of Medical Waste Logistics in Selected Health Care Facilities (HCF) in Lagos
Ogochukwu Ugboma
Acceptability of Sustainable Logistics Measures for Fuel Distribution by Tanker Trucks in Nigeria
Fatai Abdul Yakeen
Development of a Decision-Making Framework for the Implementation of Green Supply Chain Management Strategies in the Textile Industry
Anna Eidens and Angelica Coll
10:20 - 10:40
Health Break
10:40 - 11:00
An Assessment of Drone Technology Utilisation to Improve the Availability of Lifesaving Products in Rwanda Rural District Hospitals.
James Mumushimire, Dr. Shital Mahindra Maru and Joseph Lune Ngenzi
De-risking Micro Logistics Providers (Boda-Boda) Using Digital Logistics Solutions
Rogers Matama and Musa Mbago
Gender and Sustainability in Kenya: A Firm-Level Evidence
Beatrice Mbinya
11:00 - 11:20
The Design and Implementation of The Kenya Health Commodities Dashboard
Ambrose Kimaiyo, Peter Waiganjo,and Raphael Pundo
The Position of Sustainable Procurement Within SDG 12 Research: A Systematic Literature Review
Tusiime Wilson and Joseph Kimaro
Compliance with Government Policy, Compliance with Firm Policy, Reverse Logistics and Firm Environmental Performance
Winfred Mbekeka and Matthew Kalubanga
11:20 - 13:30
Financing Sanitation in Developing Countries: A Review of the Literature
Elizabeth Joseph and Gerald Zachary Paga Tinali
Analysis of the Intra-Urban Challenges of Small Freight Distribution Among Market Women in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria.
Charles Ojima Asenime, Rafiu Olorunnimbe and Folashade Okubule
Policies for sustainability of Water Services in Transitional Democracies
Joseph Obosi
11:40 - 12:00
Improving Commodity Visibility and Financing as a Strategy to Ensuring Family Planning Availability at the Last Mile in Lagos State, Nigeria
Margaret Oluwayemisi Adedapo, Kikeola Areola and Abiola Oshunniyi
Comparative Analysis of the E-Hailing Transport Logistics and Supply Chain Management Practices in Lagos and Nairobi
Samuel Odewumi
Inclusive Tourism Asymmetries Location and Gender Aspects
Dev Jani and Nelly Maliva
12:00 - 12:20
Performance Evaluation and Hypothetical Model Development for Health Commodities’ Logistics Management Information System (LMIS) in Ethiopia: The Case of Vaccines LMIS
Zelalem Tilahun Mekonen, Teferi Gedif Fenta and Denny J Cho
Transitioning to Renewable Energy Technologies in East Africa: Perspectives on Development of Supply Chain Processes and Enabling Environment
Vincent Mughwai
Information Sharing, Employee Empowerment and Green Logistics Performance in 3rd Party Logistics Firms in Uganda
Herbert Maali
12:20 - 12:40
Identification of HealthCare Supply Chain Practices Using the Fuss-Delphi Approach
Olamilekan Oyenunga, Emmanuel Oyatoye and Sulaimon Adebiyi
Impact of Mobile Money on Maize Market Participation in Tanzania
Rehema Karata
Successful Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning: Mediation Analysis of Customer-Vendor Communication and Power Relations
Tumsifu E. Thomas
12:40 - 13:00
Supply Chain Sustainability Practices of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Firms in Nigeria
Ibraheem Forson, Christy Oshikomaiya and Ogochukwu Ugboma
Factors Underpinning the Financial Underperformance of Public Institutions in Tanzania
Zakaria Mwakila
Intellectual Property Rights as an Instrument for Business Competitiveness and Sustainability of SMEs in Tanzania
Saudin Mwakaje
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 14:20
Sustainability and the role of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Prof. Simon Nadeem, University of Derby, United Kingdom
14:20 - 14:30
Moving to Parallel Sessions
14:30 - 14:40
ROOM 1: Introductio to Track Agro-based Supply Chain (ASC-3)
Dr. XN Iraki, University of Nairobi, Kenya
14:40 - 15:00
Supply Chain Performance in Agro-processing firms: The role of managers’ Competences, Information sharing and Information quality.
Musa Mbago and Sheila Namagembe
15:00 - 15:20
Green Supply Chain Management and Performance of Dairy Manufacturing Firms in Kenya
Regina Ngatia
15:20 - 15:40
Factors Influencing Adoption of Modern Honey Extracting Technologies Among Beekeeping Farmers in Baringo County, Kenya
Jane Chelagat
15:40 - 16:00
Sustainable Supply Chain Management from the perspectives of Agriculture Supply Chains: A Literature Review
Adem Habib
16:00 - 16:45
Closing Ceremony & Awards
Prof Gituro Wainaina, University of Nairobi, Dr Saudin Jacob Mwakaje, University of Dar-es-Salaam, Dr Andre Kreie, Kühne Foundation
16:45 - 17:00
Closing Remarks
Dr Saudin Jacob Mwakaje, Representative of the Vice Chancellor, University of Dar-es-Salaam
17:00
End of 4th ACOSCM