Guide to Authors: The Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management (EJESM) are based in Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia. Its aim is to publish original research out put in the area of Geography, Ecology, Botany, Conservation studies, Water Resources, Urban Studies, Environmental Design and Management and other allied disciplines. It is devoted to disseminating results of original research in these fields. Review papers and short communications on topical issues of contemporary importance are also accepted. EJESM is published quarterly in March, June, September and December.
MANUSCRIPTS All paper should be clear and concise (word processing), double spaced on A4-size paper (210mmx297mm) on one side of the paper only; allowing wide margins on all sides. ORGANISATION OF MANUSCRIPT Manuscripts should be arranged in the following sequence; A. Title Page- This should contain the following information; i. A concise and information title of the paper. ii. Name (s) of Author (s) iii. Address of institution (s) where research was carried out. iv. Full Postal address and email of corresponding author in case of multiple authors. B. Abstract- Should be written in English and must not exceed 250 words. It should indicate the objectives, scope, major findings and conclusion of the study. C. Introduction D. Methodology E. Result F. Discussion: This may be combined with results G. Conclusion H. Recommendation – if necessary I. Illustration Each table, Figure, Plate etc must be on separate page and numbered. All illustrations should be fixed within the text following the sequence in which they are referred. J. Acknowledgments- The contributions of persons or organizations to the research should be clearly stated. K. Reference The APA reference format should be followed. Citations in text should be by author’s names and year e.g. Ojo (2007) where it forms part of a sentence or (Raju, 2007) were it appears at the end of a sentence. For two authors, (Ojo and Raju, 2007) and et al; for citing more than two authors. (E.g. Johnson et al; 2006) Where reference is made to multiple authors a semi colon should separate them (e.g. Ojo, 2006; Johnson, 2007; Akoma, 2007) All references cited in the text must be listed alphabetically by author’s surname followed by initials under “Reference” Assessment Each paper will be assessed by a minimum of two reviewers to be appointed by the Editorial Board. Final selection of papers for publication in the Journal will be based on paper originality, technical quality, use of language and overall contribution to knowledge. Articles are accepted through out the year.
Papers prepared as detailed above should be sent to:
The Editor , Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management. (EJESM) Department of Geography Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Email: email@example.com