American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Performance Evaluation and Adaptation Trial of Hybrids Maize for Highland Areas of Southeastern Ethiopia

    Shimelis Tesfaye, Abiy Balcha

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 68-71
    Received: 20 June 2022
    Accepted: 15 July 2022
    Published: 28 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20220703.11
    Abstract: A significant proportion of maize in Ethiopia is produced in the highland zones, which represents very favorable maize growing environments but highland maize improvement research in Ethiopia lagged behind that in the other ecologies. The objective of this study was to identify adapted and high yielding hybrids for each environment and to recommend... Show More
  • Estimation and Mapping of Spatial Distribution of Reference Evapotranspiration over West Shewa Zone, Ethiopia

    Nigusie Abebe, Mohammed Temam

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 72-76
    Received: 30 June 2022
    Accepted: 3 August 2022
    Published: 9 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20220703.12
    Abstract: Reference Evapotranspiration (ETo), is an important agro-meteorological parameter due to its critical role in determining the crop water requirement in irrigated agriculture. In this study, point ETo value was determined by using FAO Cropwat software. Spatial interpolation was done by using Inverse distance weighted (IDW) method and their distribut... Show More
  • Restoration Efforts of Degraded Land, Challenges and Prospects: The Case of Soro Wereda, Hadiya Zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Eyasu Estefanos Shanko

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 77-86
    Received: 14 July 2022
    Accepted: 11 August 2022
    Published: 24 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20220703.13
    Abstract: Land degradation is a global issue and it is more severe in developing countries like Ethiopia. In Ethiopia land degradation has become one of the most important environmental problems and still remains the major challenges that are adversely affecting the agricultural performance of the country: hence the call for improved land management practice... Show More
  • Effects of Internal and Cross-Border Resource-Based Conflicts on Livestock Market Performance in Pastoral Areas of Karamoja, Uganda and Turkana, Kenya

    Ekiru Francis Anno, Michael Etabo Ameripus

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 87-96
    Received: 25 July 2022
    Accepted: 15 August 2022
    Published: 24 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20220703.14
    Abstract: Conflicts over scarce resources continue to be a significant area of concern for research and development. To successfully investigate the problem of resource-based conflicts in pastoral areas, the following strategic objectives were formulated: identify the causes of resource-based conflicts; determine the impact of resource-based conflict causes ... Show More
  • The Theoretical Framework and Application of Cross-Border Timber Traceability Based on Blockchain Technology

    Yuanhui Hu, Xinjian Luo, Qian Meng, Yinfeng Li

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 97-106
    Received: 1 August 2022
    Accepted: 19 August 2022
    Published: 29 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20220703.15
    Abstract: It is widely understood that the legal and sustainable supply of timber contributes to promoting the sustainable management of forests, addressing climate change and serving the poor in communities. The legality of origins of timber has continuously been an international concern for the past two decades. At present, timber traceability verification... Show More