Journal of Energy and Natural Resources

Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016

  • Nutrient Exports Under Different Harvesting Regimes in Two Types of Larch Plantation with Different Age in Northeastern China

    Hongfeng Wang, Xueyun Dong, Yajuan Xing, Zhengquan Wang, Guoyong Yan, Jianyu Wang, Qinggui Wang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 67-77
    Received: 29 October 2016
    Accepted: 29 November 2016
    Published: 29 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jenr.20160506.11
    Abstract: It has been confirmed in studies conducted in different regions and forest types that the harvesting regime has a significant impact on the export of nutrients from a plantation. Through establishing allometric growth equations and studying nutrient distribution patterns, the amounts of nutrients exported from larch (Larix spp.) plantations with di... Show More
  • Macro-economics Policies and Deforestation in Côte d’Ivoire

    Noufou Coulibaly

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 78-91
    Received: 17 November 2016
    Accepted: 1 December 2016
    Published: 6 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jenr.20160506.12
    Abstract: The development of Côte d’Ivoire is due to the agricultural sector at the expense of forest land. The objective of this study was, first, to describe the characteristics of agriculture and agricultural practices as well as their consequences on deforestation; secondly, to deal with macroeconomic policies, their impact on deforestation and on the en... Show More
  • Current Overview of Renewable Energy Resources in Rwanda

    Jean de Dieu Uwisengeyimana, Ahmet Teke, Turgay Ibrikci

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2016
    Pages: 92-97
    Received: 22 June 2016
    Accepted: 4 July 2016
    Published: 21 January 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jenr.20160506.13
    Abstract: This paper reviews the energy sector in Rwanda with an accent on Renewable Energy. In Rwanda, energy sector plays a vital role in supporting socio-economic evolution and has a close connection to the growth of other economic sectors. The country has both renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Energy policies of the country give special attenti... Show More