American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2019

  • Local Communities’ Attitude Toward Community Based Forest Management: The Case of Jello Forest, West Hararghe Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Mufedei Mohammed Kasim, Najib Umar Hussen

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 78-86
    Received: 12 August 2019
    Accepted: 26 August 2019
    Published: 11 September 2019
    Abstract: Managing forest through local participation is a phenomenon that emerged over recent decades as a remedial measure to the old (top down) form of forest management. One of the core concepts in this Participatory forest management (PFM) is improving sense of ownership by empowering forest dependent communities as both developer and beneficiaries of f... Show More
  • Solid Waste Generation Rate and Management Practices in the Case of Chiro Town, West Hararghe Zone, Ethiopia

    Najib Umer, Gezu Shimelis, Muhammedsultan Ahmed, Tamirat Sema

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 87-93
    Received: 30 April 2019
    Accepted: 27 July 2019
    Published: 19 September 2019
    Abstract: The current rapid increase in population together with expansion of the town is producing large volumes of wastes, which demand greater infrastructure, institutional setup and community participation for its management. However, most of solid wastes that generated are remaining uncollected and simply dumped at open space. This study focused on iden... Show More