Title: Identifying Ethiopian National Mining Cadastre System post implementation success factors: the case of Ministry of Mines of Ethiopia

Authors: Tibebe Beshah; Fitsum Assefa

Addresses: School of Information Science, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia ' School of Information Science, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Abstract: A strategic direction put forward for the mining sector of Ethiopia is attracting foreign direct investment to the mining sector. Ethiopia's Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) upgraded its back office only mineral rights and administration system to Ethiopian National Mining Cadastre System (ENMCS) with an e-government portal to improve the mineral licensing and administration's transparency and efficiency which in turn is believed to boost investor confidence. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods has been employed to collect and analyse data aimed at explaining technical, organisational and operational themes constructs that affect the post implementation utilisation of the ENMCS. A census is conducted through administering a survey questionnaire to the population of the study. It is found that organisational construct of training and operational construct of data quality improvement to have a significant positive relationship with the ENMCS perceived usefulness and overall satisfaction. A high level ENMCS post implementation utilisation user guide is proposed based on the findings using the people, process and technology concept as a guide.

Keywords: land administration system; ENMCS; Ethiopian National Mining Cadastre System; post implementation success; Ethiopia; MoMP; Ethiopia's Ministry of Mines and Petroleum; e-government; electronic government; post implementation utilisation.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIS.2023.129717

International Journal of Business Information Systems, 2023 Vol.42 No.3/4, pp.383 - 404

Received: 08 Sep 2021
Accepted: 25 Dec 2021

Published online: 21 Mar 2023 *

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