New Call for papers


Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources/Hawassa University has launched a high-quality open-access, peer-reviewed research journal that is entitled “Journal of Forestry and Natural Resources (JFNR)”.

Thus, we kindly invite you to submit papers within the following scope of the journal:

The JFNR publishes scientific articles related to social, economic, policy, and environmental aspects: forestry, agroforestry, wildlife, soil, water and land resources, renewable energy, tourism, urban forestry, and greening, environmental science, GIS, and remote sensing.

JFNR uses the following format:

Research articles

These papers treat both disciplinary and interdisciplinary (thematic) types of researches encompassing basic and applied researches, graduate and postgraduate studies researches related to forestry and natural resources. JFNR will consider for publication articles from the regional and international forest and natural sources covering tropical and subtropical regions.

Review articles

Encompass critically reviewed scientific papers covering the state of the art knowledge in various aspects of forestry and natural resources. Review articles will be submitted by experts in the fields of forestry and natural resources.

Featured articles

These include topics of forestry and natural resources management, conservation, utilization, education, and non-conventional research articles. Technical papers in the areas of forestry and natural resources development encompassing different aspects of socio-economics, policy issues, wildlife, environment, rehabilitation efforts and forestry and natural resources inventory and surveys, biodiversity conservation, processing and value addition of forest products, agroforestry, non-timber forest products, medicinal plants and their domestication and commercialization, integrated watershed management, green economy transition, green initiative related studies, climate change and development, land degradation and drought, aquatic ecosystem management, fisheries, etc.

Short communications

This includes articles of brief scientific notes on preliminary results, scientific observations, experimental techniques, and recent technological advances in forestry and natural resources. It also included information on specific cases and limited applications.  Manuscripts for this column should not be more than six-page. They should have a brief abstract and not contain more than two figures and/or two tables.

Book Reviews

A critical evaluation of recently published books in any discipline of forestry and natural resource sciences will be published under this column.

Please follow the author’s guidelines of the journal carefully, and submit your manuscript in the online system:

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Please note that the call is open and no submission deadline

With best regards,

Editorial team