Science, Technology & Public Policy


Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022

  • Opportunities and Challenges Faced by IoB in Digital Medical and Health Communication

    Qiangchun Wang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 57-63
    Received: 15 August 2022
    Accepted: 29 August 2022
    Published: 5 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.stpp.20220602.11
    Abstract: The Internet of Body (IoB) is changing the global digital medical ecological environment. As many connected, implanted, or ingested IoB devices generate massive biometric and human behavior data to monitor, analyze and even improve health, scientific decisions and actions are urgently needed to address the ethical and legal issues. Amid the global ... Show More
  • Determinants of Household Off-Farm Participation: The Case of Hulla Woreda, Sidama Regional State, Ethiopia

    Tadele Hasen Lalima

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 64-71
    Received: 17 August 2022
    Accepted: 19 September 2022
    Published: 29 September 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.stpp.20220602.12
    Abstract: This study examines the determinants of non-agricultural household participation in the Hulla woreda, sidama regional state. For this study, 204 samples of households were selected using a multi-stage sampling method. The researcher used a structured questionnaire to collect data from the sample households. For this study Econometrics analysis meth... Show More
  • Institutional and Regulatory Framework for PPP Projects: Creating a Conducive Environment for PPPs in Developing Countries

    Patrick Mabuza

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 72-80
    Received: 27 June 2022
    Accepted: 8 September 2022
    Published: 18 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.stpp.20220602.13
    Abstract: Public private partnership (PPP) projects like any infrastructure projects have large sunk costs and are area specificity, meaning once constructed they cannot be reallocated and used in a different area as they are only useful in the area where their services are needed. Due to these characteristics, PPPs have high risk of opportunistic behaviour ... Show More
  • Dynamics of Local Political Democracy in Indonesia

    Dahlan A. Rahman, Neni Sriwahyuni

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 81-85
    Received: 2 August 2022
    Accepted: 20 August 2022
    Published: 29 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.stpp.20220602.14
    Abstract: One of the dynamics of Indonesian democracy is the birth of local parties in Aceh Province and providing opportunities for individual or independent candidates to participate in the election of regional heads and deputy heads. The existence of local parties in Aceh Province is one form of democracy as regulated in Law Number 11 of 2006 concerning t... Show More
  • Government Policy on Sustainable Food Agricultural Land Protection in Samarinda City of East Kalimantan Province

    Abdul Rofik, Rudy Handoko, Rachmawati Novaria

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 86-91
    Received: 14 September 2022
    Accepted: 8 October 2022
    Published: 31 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.stpp.20220602.15
    Abstract: This study departs from the problem of implementing the policies of the East Kalimantan Provincial Government regarding the protection of sustainable agricultural land in Samarinda City, the factors that hinder the implementation of the East Kalimantan Provincial Regulation on the protection of sustainable agricultural land in the Samarinda City, a... Show More
  • Astrobiology in Nigeria: The Challenges of NASRDA

    Egbuim Timothy Chukwudiegwu, Ezenwukwa Nnenna Dorathy, Chukwudi Augustina Obiageli, Ezenwugo Mercy Hubert, Okpara Richard Tobechi, Shaibu Abuh, Uhiene Godspower Ojochide, Monday Dennis Pam, Ugwuozor Ngozi Dyian, Onyeuwaoma Nnaemek, Okere Bonaventure

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 92-95
    Received: 5 October 2022
    Accepted: 8 November 2022
    Published: 23 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.stpp.20220602.16
    Abstract: Astrobiology is a space science discipline that studies the dawn of life and its distribution in the universe. In Nigeria, the study and scientific research on Astrobiology has its challenges which impede scientific growth and development. The Astrobiology Unit of the Centre for Basic Space Science (CBSS), National Space Research and Development Ag... Show More
  • Study on the Pilot Situation Report System in China's Experimental Legislation Practice

    Fan Chao, Liu Yuan

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 96-101
    Received: 7 November 2022
    Accepted: 28 November 2022
    Published: 27 December 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.stpp.20220602.17
    Abstract: Article 13 of Legislation Law establishes the experimental legislation system of our country. In order to better understand and supervise the pilot experiment, the NPC and its Standing Committee usually require the authorized subjects to make work reports on the pilot experiment in the authorization decision. Different from the "central government ... Show More