Journal of Energy and Natural Resources

Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2022

  • Potential of Agroforestry in Sustainable Fuelwood Supply in Kenya

    Benjamin Mutuku Kinyili

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Dec. 31, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2022
    Published: Jan. 25, 2022
    Abstract: Sub Saharan African (SSA) region rely heavily on fuelwood for their energy needs and will potentially increase in the foreseeable future due to increased population growth in the region. The continued utilization of fuelwood in the region subject to inefficient technology of energy conversion is projected to put more increasing pressure on forest c... Show More
  • Renewable Energy and Its Implications in the African Context

    Yohannes Haile

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 7-17
    Received: Jan. 25, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 10, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
    Abstract: The environmental implications of energy systems in developing countries have significant impacts on the daily and long-term life quality of the population. These implications include mitigating impacts of climate change, deforestation, improving food security and the multidimensional energy security concerns. Increasing accessibility of reliable a... Show More
  • Impacts of Soil and Water Conservation Measures on Selected Soil Quality Attributes at Jima Bako Area, Western Ethiopia

    Getu Emiru Gonde, Getahun Kitila

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 18-25
    Received: Jan. 21, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2022
    Published: Feb. 25, 2022
    Abstract: The problem of soil erosion is one of the major environmental problems contributing to food insecurity. It needs to attention to carried out conservation measures to reduce the problem of soil erosion and to improve the food insecurity. However, the impact of soil and water conservation measures on soil quality attributes has not been well investig... Show More
  • Evaluation of Pigeon Pea Varieties and Cultivars for Soil Nutrient Addition and Fertility Level in Case of Fadis District of Eastern Hararghe Zone

    Robe Elema, Sisay Negash, Alamu Tolosa, Musa Abdella

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 26-31
    Received: Feb. 14, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 21, 2022
    Published: Mar. 31, 2022
    Abstract: The study was conducted at Fadis research station of Fadis district in the eastern hararghe zone during 2019, 2020 and 2021. Pigeon pea is a deep-rooted and drought tolerant grain legume that adds substantial amount of organic matter to the soil and has the ability to fix up to 235 kg N/ha and produces more N per unit area from plant biomass than m... Show More