American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics

Volume 2, Issue 3, August 2017

  • Comparison of Environmental Performance of Municipal Solid Waste Compost and Chemical Fertilizer

    Zerihun Abate, Berhanu Assefa, Wakene Negassa

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 96-101
    Received: 8 August 2016
    Accepted: 24 August 2016
    Published: 10 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170203.11
    Abstract: Addis Ababa city is undergoing rapid urbanization and industrialization where solid waste generation is also increasing at the same pace. It would be difficult to continue with the current landfilling waste disposal in the city. The objectives of this study were to (i) evaluate the positive environmental effect of municipal solid waste (MSW) compos... Show More
  • The Environment and the Development: Between Levels of Harmony and Costs of Distortion

    Mostéfaoui Sofiane, Yousfat Ali

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 102-106
    Received: 3 February 2017
    Accepted: 16 March 2017
    Published: 17 April 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170203.12
    Abstract: The issue of development is at once important and controversial. The former stands on the meaning that the progress is the prime condition of social welfare and human well-being. The second concern stems from the variety of conditions and tips to be respected in order to cope with the development targets. In addition, the development planning strat... Show More
  • Ensuring a Safe Working Environment in Nigeria: Reality or Myth

    Olatubi Matthew Idowu, Olatubi Victoria Iyabo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 107-115
    Received: 29 November 2016
    Accepted: 29 March 2017
    Published: 5 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170203.13
    Abstract: The importance work to man and man to work cannot be overemphasized. Because of this essentiality of work, workers spend most of their time in the work environment. The safety of work environment is therefore essential and important. The paper assessed issues related to ensuring safety in the work environment, taking into cognizance the important r... Show More
  • Willingness to Pay for Improved Water Supply: A Policy Implications for Future Water Security

    Mohammad Mahfuzur Rahman, Khurshed Alam, Rezaul Karim, Molla Karimul Islam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 116-122
    Received: 10 April 2017
    Accepted: 26 April 2017
    Published: 8 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170203.14
    Abstract: Despite recent improvements in ensuring access to safe drinking water, a huge number of people still do not have access to that safe water. Bangladesh achieved laudable success in achieving Millennium Development Goals including extension of water supply and sanitation coverage. The country would face more challenges as the number of semi-urban and... Show More
  • Comparative Performance Evaluation of Alternate and Convectional Furrow Irrigation under Different Water Application Level on Cabbage Water Use Efficiency and Economic Analysis

    Jemal Nur Hassene, Mukerem Taha Seid

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 123-131
    Received: 10 April 2017
    Accepted: 24 April 2017
    Published: 20 June 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170203.15
    Abstract: Suitable irrigation method with application level is essential for adaptation and adoption in the areas where water resources are limited. Therefore, a field experiment was conducted to test the performance of alternate furrow irrigation (AFI or FFI) and convectional furrow irrigation (CFI) with three water application level on crop, yield response... Show More
  • Geoblocks Delineation and Recognition of Earthquake Prone Areas in the Tuan Giao Area (Northwest Vietnam)

    Nguyen Huu Tuyen, Pham Nam Hung, Cao Dinh Trong, Nguyen TrungThanh, Phung Van Phach, Renat Shakirov

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, August 2017
    Pages: 132-150
    Received: 24 May 2017
    Accepted: 3 June 2017
    Published: 24 July 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20170203.16
    Abstract: The goal of the paper is to delineate the hierarchical block- structure in the Tuan Giao area (Northwest Vietnam) and, on that base, to identify earthquake prone areas for M5+. Four large geoblocks of the second rank have been delineated on the basis of the joint analysis of geological, geophysical, geomorphic, and remote sensing data. The second r... Show More