American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Socio-Ecological Drivers of Land Use Change and Wetland Conversion in Kilombero Valley Floodoplain, Tanzania

    Nangware Kajia Msofe

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-11
    Received: 13 November 2018
    Accepted: 7 December 2018
    Published: 24 January 2019
    Abstract: Connections between social drivers (human activities) and ecological drivers (natural events) are currently considered as the key factors affecting land use change in tropical wetland ecosystem. However, the complexity interaction of these socio-ecological drivers is often poorly understood. This paper examined the interaction of these two systems ... Show More
  • Farming System Characterization of Arsizone: Case of Small-Scale Farming

    Tamrat Gebiso Challa, Aman Nebo Tibesso, Ashebir Tsegayie Mamo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 12-24
    Received: 2 November 2018
    Accepted: 1 February 2019
    Published: 28 February 2019
    Abstract: Precise technological intervention and policy support needs identification and characterization of farm types. Therefore, farming system characterization is a vital activity for agricultural technologies generators or researchers, development practitioners and policy makers. Therefore, this farming system characterization research activity was init... Show More
  • Space Technology, an Essential Infrastructure for Rural Area Development

    Onuh Spencer Ojogba, Aiyeola Sikiru Yommy, Tofade Temidayo Christopher, Linda Ojone Adesina

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 25-31
    Received: 14 January 2019
    Accepted: 1 March 2019
    Published: 21 March 2019
    Abstract: Over the past five decades, space technology has been regarded as either the dream and future of mankind or an endeavor of the Cold War space race. Neither of these views is relevant today. The essential role space serves today is that it is a critical infrastructure for the world. Space is no longer the “big boys club”. Today, about 60 countries o... Show More
  • Decision-making Model of Virtual Power Plant for Participating in Spot Market Transaction Based on Hybrid Stochastic and Robust Approach

    Dong Jun, Nie Linpeng, Pa Lidan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 32-43
    Received: 23 March 2019
    Accepted: 26 April 2019
    Published: 30 May 2019
    Abstract: China is vigorously promoting the reform of the electricity spot market after the notice on the development of pilot projects for the spot electricity market was issued in 2017. At the same time, china is upgrading and renovating its energy structure, in the context of structural reform on the energy supply side, the decentralized form of clean ene... Show More