Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources

(ISSN:2581-6853; CODEN: GJNRA9; DOI: 10.33002) is an international, scientific double blind peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly online by The Grassroots Institute.

Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.

High Visibility: Indexed in the Web of Science and other databases.

Fast Publication: Primary acceptance to the submitted article is given in 1 week time. After consent of author(s), manuscript is peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors in 2-4 weeks after submission.

Recognition of Reviewers: The reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in the journal, in appreciation of the work done. Reviewers also receive Certificate for their voluntary service.

AIMS & SCOPE

Coordinated and published by the Grassroots Institute, the Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources (GJNR) is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancements in natural resources throughout the world. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists, social scientists, policy analysts, managers and practitioners (on all academic and professional levels) all over the world to promote, discuss and share various new issues and developments in different arenas of natural resources.

All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within few weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:

Natural resources management and environment-related issues under the following streams and themes can be considered for publishing:

Policy & Governance Stream

  • Natural Resources Policies
  • Natural Resources Policies
  • Natural Resource Law
  • Natural Resources Accounting
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Governance of Biodiversity Resources
  • Governance of Aquatic Resources
  • Governance of Coastal & Marine Resources
  • Mineral Resources Policy and Governance
  • Governance of Energy Resources

Agroecosystems and Land-Based Resources Stream

  • Land Resources
  • Rangelands
  • Grazing Lands
  • Pastureland Development
  • Agroecosystems and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Integrated Farming Systems
  • Organic and Ecological Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Genetic Resource Management: Biodiversity of Crops and Livestock
  • Conservation of Agrobiodiversity

Water Resources Stream

  • Water Resources including Freshwater
  • Watershed Development
  • Participatory Irrigation Management
  • Water Use Efficiency in Agriculture
  • River Basin Management
  • Marine Resources Management
  • Coastal & Marine Resource
  • Wetlands Management
  • (Inland) Aquatic Resources
  • Coral Reef Conservation & Management
  • Coastal & Marine Ecological Processes

Forest Resources Stream

  • Forest Resources
  • Sustainable Forest Management
  • Management of NTFPs
  • Agroforestry Systems for Rural Livelihoods
  • Community Forestry
  • Participatory Forest Management
  • Forest Based Tourism
  • Wildlife and Biodiversity Resources
  • Wildlife and Habitat Conservation
  • Biodiversity Conservation and Protected Areas
  • Protected Areas Management
  • Wildlife and Nature Tourism
  • Mangrove Forests Conservation

Minerals and Energy Resources Stream

  • Mineral Resources
  • Science and Ecology of Mineral Resources
  • Economics of Mineral Resources
  • Environmental Impacts of Mining of Minerals
  • Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources
  • Energy Resources
  • Energy Resource Management
  • Environmental Impacts of Energy Projects
  • Sustainable Development of Natural Resources

We are also interested in:

1) Short reports—2-5 page papers where an author can present either preliminary data or an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper;

2) Book Reviews – Comments and critiques of recently published books in the area of natural resources such as agricultural sciences.

Technical Advisory Board

    Technical Advisory Board

    * Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Nachtnebel (Austria)

    * Prof. Dr. Sándor Kerekes (Hungary)

    * Prof. Dr. Hafiz Muminjanov (Italy/Tajikistan)

    * Prof. Dr. Uygun Aksoy (Turkey)

    * Prof. Dr. Ahmad Mahdavi (Iran)

    * Dr. Walter Fernandez (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Gordana Đurić (Bosnia i Herzegovina)

    * Prof. Dr. Ermek Baibagyshov (Kyrgyz Repbulic)

    * Prof. Dr. Eng. Gabriela Teodorescu (Romania)

    Editor-in-Chief

    * Prof. Dr. G. Poyyamoli (India)

    Executive Editor

    * Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend (Canada)

    Associate Editors

    * Dr. Maja Manojlovic (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Ms. Areej Sabir (Pakistan)

    * Dr. Usongo Patience Abaufei (Cameroon)

    Editorial Board

    * Prof. Dr. Suren N. Kulshreshtha (Canada)

    * Dr. Simon J. Lambert (Canada)

    * Dr. Jason MacLean (Canada)

    * Dr. Yuliya Rashchupkina (Canada)

    * Dr. Richard leBrasseur (Canada)

    * Prof. Dr. Bartha Dénes, DSc (Hungary)

    * Dr. Kollányi László (Hungary)

    * Dr. Krisztián Katona (Hungary)

    * Dr. Marcos Frommel (Uruguay/Argentina)

    * Prof. Dr. Tetiana Fedoniuk (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Evgeniya Kopitsa (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Anastasiia Zymaroieva (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Nadiia Yorkina (Ukraine)

    * Dr. Marius Warg Næss (Norway)

    * Dr. Stefano Duglio (Italy)

    * Dr. Maria-Mihaela Antofie (Romania)

    * Prof. habil. Dr. Cristiana Radulescu (Romania)

    * Dr. Ioana-Daniela Dulama (Romania)

    * Dr. Mihaela Stet (Romania)

    * Dr. Mirela Ranta (Romania)

    * Dr. Radoslaw J. Walkowiak (Poland)

    * Dr. Shafi Noor Islam (Brunei)

    * Dr. Wenresti G. Gallardo (Oman)

    * Dr. G. Prabhakara Rao (India)

    * Dr. Omprakash Madguni (India)

    * Dr. Y. Vasudeva Rao (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Sanjay-Swami (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (India)

    * Prof. Dr. Yiching Song (China)

    * Prof. Dr. Lun Yin (China)

    * Prof. Dr. Md. Sirajul Islam (Bangladesh)

    * Prof. Dr. Syed Hafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)

    * Prof. Dr. M. Aslam Ali (Bangladesh)

    * Prof. Dr. Md. Mujibor Rahman (Bangladesh)

    * Dr. Shahidul Islam (Bangladesh)

    * Prof. Dr. Dragan Čomić (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Dragojla Golub (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Vesna Rajčević (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Muhamed Katica (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Grujica Vico (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Dr. Vesna Tunguz (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

    * Prof. Dr. Branka Ljevnaić-Mašić (Serbia)

    * Dr. Nikola Boskovic (Serbia)

    * Prof. Dr. Afrim Selimaj (Kosovo)

    * Dr. Om Katel (Bhutan)

    * Mr. Jiban Shrestha (Nepal)

    * Prof. Dr. Prasanthi Gunawardena (Sri Lanka)

    * Dr. Nishan Sakalasooriya (Sri Lanka)

    * Dr. T. Mathiventhan (Sri Lanka)

    * Dr. A.G. Amarasinghe (Sri Lanka)

    * Dr. Mokbul Morshed Ahmad (Thailand)

    * Dr. Juan M. Pulhin (Philippines)

    * Prof. Dr. Rose Jane J. Peras (Philippines)

    * Dr. Hildie Maria E. Nacorda (Philippines)

    * Prof. Dr. Anirudh Singh (Fiji)

    * Prof. Dr. Engin Nurlu (Turkey)

    * Prof. Dr. Kürşat Demiryürek (Turkey)

    * Izr. Prof. Dr. Matej Ogrin (Slovenia)

    * Dr. Zornitsa Stoyanova (Bulgaria)

    * Dr. Anna Karova (Bulgaria)

    * Dr. Ing. K. Berchová Bímová (Czech Republic)

    * Dr. Fauziah Shahul Hamid (Malaysia)

    * Prof. Dr. Sampson Umenne (Namibia)

    * Dr. M. Surabuddin Mondal (Ethiopia)

    * Dr. Firuza Begham Mustafa (Malaysia)

    * Dr. Safiah Yusmah M. Yusoff (Malaysia)

    * Dr. Chandradeo Bokhoree (Mauritius)

    * Prof. Dr. Ahmed Samy Kamis (Saudi Arabia)

    * Prof. Dr. Hatem Abd El Rahman Saied Ahmed Ewea (Saudi Arabia)

    * Prof. Dr. Mohamed Elhag (Saudi Arabia)

    * Prof. Dr. Yousef Nazzal (UAE)

    * Prof. Dr. Waleed M.R. Hamza (UAE)

    * Dr. Naeema Al Hosani (UAE)

    * Dr. Moetaz El Sergany (UAE)

    * Dr. Manar Bani Mfarrej (UAE)

    * Dr. Nurzat Totubaeva (Kyrgyz Republic)

    * Dr. Eldiiar Duulatov (Kyrgyzstan Republic)

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