Journal of
Land Management and Appraisal

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ESTATE MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
  • Abbreviation: J. Land Manag. Appraisal
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2354-1741
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLMA
  • Start Year: 2017

JLMA Articles in press

Soil survey and Fertility Assessment and Mapping of Argo-Gedilala Subwatershed in Dugda District, Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

Article in Press

Soil fertility is one of the most important factors controlling the yield of crops. However, a detailed study on soil fertility assessment based on the understanding of the soil system are not available for the most part of Ethiopia. With the cognizance of this fact, the present study was conducted to assess the soil fertility status and to prepare the fertility map of Argo-Gedilala Subwatershed in Dugda District of Oromia...

Author(s):Bekele Abebe, Lemma Wogi, Samuel Feyissa

Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Land Use/Land Cover Change and Its impacts on Soil Loss in Debais Watershed, Central Highland of Ethiopia

Article in Press

In the central highlands of Ethiopia there is rapid land use/land cover change and subsequent soil loss which negatively affects the potential use of an area. This study intended to analyze change in land use/land cover and estimate the rate of soil loss in Debais watershed, Central highlands of Ethiopia.To address the rate of land use/land cover change,the Land sat image of years 1984, 2000 and 2017 were used. A Revised...

Author(s):Abebe Senamaw

Rapid Population Growth as Foremost Cause of Land Degradation in Ethiopia: A Review

Article in Press

Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Sub-Saharan Africa countries. The rapid population growth in country leads to land degradation; it includes soil degradation, vegetation degradation and water degradation, and natural resources degradation as whole. Diverse scholars indicated, decreasing tendency of forest cover in Ethiopia over time with the population increment. In Ethiopia, the high population growth leads...

Author(s):GIDEY GEBRE

Examining Land Policy Optimization under the Marginal Opportunity Cost of Land and Policy Input-Output Additionality - The Singapore Context

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This paper looks at land policy optimization, resulting in sustainable effectiveness and efficiency, and reflects the Singapore Land Authority (SLA)’s land proprietary power for land alienation to large land-using economic policy options. Such land policy optimization comprises the marginal opportunity cost of land (MOCL) conceptual model, and the policy input-output analytical (PIOA)model under the ‘Additionality...

Author(s):HO, Kim Hin David and Ali Reza Ghanbari PARSA

CHARACTERIZATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF SALT AFFECTED SOILS OF COBA AREA IN GOLINA WATERSHED IN RAYA KOBO VALLEY, AMHARA REGION, ETHIOPIA

Article in Press

It is known that all soils contain certain amount of soluble salts and exchangeable sodium, magnesium, potassium and calcium. However, when the concentration of either of them is excess, it will interfere with many soil processes including plant growth and the effects depend on the degree of concentration and type of plant. It is, therefore, with this understanding that a study was conducted with the objective to classify...

Author(s):Merse Mengesha

Soil Degradation Extent And Dynamics Of Soil Fertility Improvement Technologies In Majete Watershed, North Ethiopia

Article in Press

Soil degradation is among serious environmental hazards of this generation. It is threatening agricultural production and leads to food insecurity. The objective of this study was to assess current soil degradation status and soil fertility enhancement technologies practiced by the land owners. Data were obtained through questionnaires administered to 156 respondents selected randomly from all watershed classification...

Author(s):Kassaye Gurebiyaw Legese

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