Scientometrics Analysis of Biodiversity Conservation in Ethiopia from Scopus

  • Munusamy Natarajan


The present paper is an attempt to assess the research output of biodiversity conservation in Ethiopia using the Scopus database for the period 1995-2016. The database contained 35417 publications on Biodiversity conservation. When it is specified for Ethiopia, the output becomes only 141. The study analyzed the broad features of contributions on biodiversity conservation in Ethiopia focusing on year-wise distribution of publications, relative growth rate, international collaboration of contributors, highly productive institutions, contributions from the specific subjects and to the journals, wherein they contributed are analyzed.

Keywords: Biodiversity, Conservation, Scientometrics, Scopus, Relative Growth Rate.


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print ISSN: 1998-8907