American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics

Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017

  • The Pipe-Pump Integration in the “Airborne Pipeline Docked to an Earth Reservoir to Deliver Water over Long Distance for Aerial Firefighting and Irrigation” System

    Athanasios Zisopoulos, Dimitrios Razis

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 56-61
    Received: 6 October 2016
    Accepted: 22 October 2016
    Published: 9 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170202.11
    Abstract: The main idea of the invention is to use a long flying pipeline to deliver water to a forest fire. Another use could be to irrigate large areas in emergency situations. Our solution to transfer water with an airborne pipeline is several thousand times more efficient. A typical 16-inch plastic pipe gives a water flow of s 7281 m3 per hour or 2427 ti... Show More
  • Market Chain Analysis of Red Pepper: The Case of Abeshge District, Guragie Zone, South Ethiopia

    Mekdes Dessie, Teshale Woldeamanuel, Getachew Mekonnen

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 62-72
    Received: 9 December 2016
    Accepted: 18 January 2017
    Published: 13 February 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170202.12
    Abstract: The study was conducted at Abeshege Woreda to analyze the market chain of red pepper. The area is known for its surplus production of agricultural commodities. However, market chain of agricultural crops in general and red pepper in particular is not well understood. The study has duly focused on the structure and conduct, market participants and p... Show More
  • The Impact of Oil Exploitation on the Socio-Economic Life of Orogun Community, an Oil Producing Community in Delta State, Nigeria

    Afonughe Irikefe Omamuyovwi, Mukoro Akpomuvire

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 73-79
    Received: 3 October 2016
    Accepted: 19 October 2016
    Published: 9 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170202.13
    Abstract: Following the rebasing of Nigeria’s economy, it now occupies the topmost position in Africa. However, this feat can be attributed to a large to revenues accruing to it from crude oil exploitation, since Nigeria is a mono-product economy. The states in the Niger Delta have the largest concentrations of these oil deposits. Expectedly, this is suppose... Show More
  • Oil and Gas Reserves and Economic Growth in Nigeria (1981 – 2015): Matters Arising

    Daferighe Emmanuel Emeakponuzo, Emah Joseph Alfred, Offiong Patience Etim

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 90-95
    Received: 15 January 2017
    Accepted: 29 January 2017
    Published: 22 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170202.15
    Abstract: Nigeria had over the years depended on oil and gas reserves for economic growth and development. With the dwindling oil prices, economic growth of Nigeria has been depressed. However, the focus of this research was to examine Oil and Gas reserves and economic growth in Nigeria. Specifically, this paper determined the relationship between oil export... Show More