A Study on Information Requirements and Searching Practices for Waste to Wealth Creation Enterprises in Paluja Smith Market Jimeta-Yola, Adamawa State


Authors : WAVI PUR MAMZA; ENVULUANZA MAGAJI AGU

Volume/Issue : Volume 7 - 2022, Issue 7 - July

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Abstract : The study intends to investigate the information requirements and searching practices in waste to wealth creation enterprises in Paluja smith market Jimeta-Yola, Adamawa state. To achieve this, the study was guided by the following five specific objectives: to determine the types of raw materials used by the waste to wealth creation profession; determine the means through which waste to wealth creation profession access raw materials; ascertain for what the end products of waste to wealth creation profession are used for; determine the means through which the waste to wealth creation profession sale their products and, ascertain the challenges confronting waste to wealth creation profession. In line with the specific objectives, the following research questions were answered: what are the types of raw materials used by the waste to wealth creation profession? What are the means through which waste to wealth creation profession access raw materials? For what purposes are the end products of the waste to wealth creation profession are used? What are the means through which the waste-to-wealth creation profession sale its products and, What are the challenges confronting the waste-to-wealth creation profession? The study adopted a survey design while sets of questionnaires were administered on thirty-five (35) Paluja Smith Market in Jimata-Yola. The findings show that: Metal and brass scraps constitute the bulk of waste materials used by the waste to wealth businessmen; Waste to wealth business practitioners access raw materials through dealers and distributors; The finding shows that building materials and farm implements constitute the bulk of products produced by waste to wealth practitioners; finished products are purchased through direct sale from the showroom and the workroom and, Financial problem and how to access raw materials are the major problems faced by waste to wealthy businessmen. It was recommended that: the need to encourage waste to wealth creation professionals by giving them interest-free loan to encourage selfemployment; government should help them advertise their products on media to encourage patronage by the customers, etc.

Keywords : Information Requirements; Searching Practices; Waste; Wealth Creation.

The study intends to investigate the information requirements and searching practices in waste to wealth creation enterprises in Paluja smith market Jimeta-Yola, Adamawa state. To achieve this, the study was guided by the following five specific objectives: to determine the types of raw materials used by the waste to wealth creation profession; determine the means through which waste to wealth creation profession access raw materials; ascertain for what the end products of waste to wealth creation profession are used for; determine the means through which the waste to wealth creation profession sale their products and, ascertain the challenges confronting waste to wealth creation profession. In line with the specific objectives, the following research questions were answered: what are the types of raw materials used by the waste to wealth creation profession? What are the means through which waste to wealth creation profession access raw materials? For what purposes are the end products of the waste to wealth creation profession are used? What are the means through which the waste-to-wealth creation profession sale its products and, What are the challenges confronting the waste-to-wealth creation profession? The study adopted a survey design while sets of questionnaires were administered on thirty-five (35) Paluja Smith Market in Jimata-Yola. The findings show that: Metal and brass scraps constitute the bulk of waste materials used by the waste to wealth businessmen; Waste to wealth business practitioners access raw materials through dealers and distributors; The finding shows that building materials and farm implements constitute the bulk of products produced by waste to wealth practitioners; finished products are purchased through direct sale from the showroom and the workroom and, Financial problem and how to access raw materials are the major problems faced by waste to wealthy businessmen. It was recommended that: the need to encourage waste to wealth creation professionals by giving them interest-free loan to encourage selfemployment; government should help them advertise their products on media to encourage patronage by the customers, etc.

Keywords : Information Requirements; Searching Practices; Waste; Wealth Creation.

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