American Journal of Environmental Protection

Special Issue

Enhancing Natural Resource Conservation for Sustainable Development

  • Submission Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Mufedei Mohammed
About This Special Issue
Over recent years it has been envisaged that enhancing sustainable management of natural resource is vital for socio economic transformation of a country. Especially the deterioration of natural resource and the resulting environmental problems brings the issue of natural resource management in to forefront. Thus, this special Issue proposes the importance of establishing platform that will assist experience sharing over natural Resource Management issues and there by contribute in maintaining sustainable development.
Aims and Scope:
  1. Bio diversity conservation
  2. Soil mapping and classification
  3. Soil fertility management and plant nutrition
  4. Integrated watershed management
  5. Ecosystem development and management
  6. Climate change mitigation, adaptation, modeling and risk management
  7. Environmental protection, pollution and west management
  8. Forest resource development, management and utilization
  9. Agro forestry for landscape beautification and sustainable livelihood
  10. Land tenure and land administration
  11. Renewable energy development
Lead Guest Editor
  • Mufedei Mohammed

    Department of Natural Resource Management, Oda Bultum University, Chiro, Ethiopia

Guest Editors
  • Naveen Bp

    Department of Civil Engineering, Amity University Gurgaon, Gurgaon, India

  • Najib Umar

    Department of Environmental Science, Oda Bultum University, Chiro, Ethiopia

  • Husen Yusuf

    Department of Natural Resource Management, Oda Bultum University, Chiro, Ethiopia

  • Alamayehu Beyene

    Department of Natural Resource Management, Oda Bultum University, Chiro, Ethiopia

  • Muktar Reshid

    Department of Forestry, Oda Bultum University, Chiro, Ethiopia

  • Nadi Nuru

    Department of Water Resource and Irrigation Engineering, JigJiga University, Chiro, Ethiopia

  • Ararsa Gudisa

    Department of Soil and Water Shade Management, Oda Bultum University, Chiro, Ethiopia

  • Nade Nuru

    Department of Water Resource and Irrigation Engineering, Oda Bultum University, Chiro, Ethiopia

Published Articles
  • Challenges of Local Government, Environmental Justice, Sustainable Development: The Case of Qellem Wollega Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Jemal Hussein Abdulle

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2020
    Pages: 67-76
    Received: Aug. 19, 2019
    Accepted: May 27, 2020
    Published: Jun. 28, 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajep.20200903.15
    Abstract: Currently, environment related problem is becoming a burning issue for every individuals and group of people living in the globe irrespective of our background as we have only one world that can’t be replaced by another one. We don’t have a reserve world therefore the only chance that we have is conserving it. Therefore, different scholars today ha... Show More
  • Nexus Between Land Grabbing and Development: Perspective of Environmental Injustice in Ethiopia

    Jemal Hussein Abdulle , Mufedei Mohammed Kasim

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019
    Pages: 115-120
    Received: Aug. 19, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 15, 2019
    Published: Dec. 02, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajep.20190806.12
    Abstract: This paper explores the overall relationship between land grabbing and development from the perspective of environmental injustice in Ethiopia. The study principally relied on analysis and reflection of secondary sources. Hitherto, much scholarly discourse has tried to seek remedy for the challenges of land grabbing from political aspects. However,... Show More
  • Woody Plant Inventory and Its Management Practices in Traditional Agroforestry of West Hararghe Zone, Oromia National Region State, Ethiopia

    Husen Yusuf , Tibebu Solomon

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 5, October 2019
    Pages: 94-103
    Received: Aug. 19, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 29, 2019
    Published: Oct. 30, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajep.20190805.11
    Abstract: This study was conducted in west Hararghe zone with the main objective of documenting the woody species and identifying its management in major traditional Agroforestry practices. The research was carried out between February 1, 2018–June 30 2018. In this study, total of 18 peasant associations in 6 rural districts were selected by multistage sampl... Show More
  • Local Communities’ Attitude Toward Community Based Forest Management: The Case of Jello Forest, West Hararghe Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Mufedei Mohammed Kasim , Najib Umar Hussen

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 78-86
    Received: Aug. 12, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 26, 2019
    Published: Sep. 11, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajep.20190804.11
    Abstract: Managing forest through local participation is a phenomenon that emerged over recent decades as a remedial measure to the old (top down) form of forest management. One of the core concepts in this Participatory forest management (PFM) is improving sense of ownership by empowering forest dependent communities as both developer and beneficiaries of f... Show More