Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (JONARES) is a biannual refereed specialized journal of the School of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Juba.

It publishes original research papers and technical reviews in the various fields of natural resources including animal production, crop production, fisheries, forestry, geology, food and nutrition, wildlife and environmental sciences. Review articles must be comprehensive and up-to-date. They are intended to bring the readers sufficiently close to be state-of-the art of the covered topics and help researchers identify potential research problems and press. Besides, JONARES publishes reports, proceedings of meeting and conferences of developmental and scientific merits.


Benefits to authors of publishing Open Access

JONARES follows an open access publication model that enables its readers to access the published articles free of cost thereby guaranteeing wider audience for reading, reprinting, distributing to facilitate academic and research activities.

  • Abstracts and full texts (HTML, XML and PDF format) of all articles published by JONARES can be accessed freely, immediately after its publication.
  • All publications made by JONARES are in accordance to the terms of Open Access Creative Commons Attribution License. This permits anyone to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the work, provided that the original source is appropriately cited.
  • Provides an opportunity to publish and access articles of related research areas We strongly believe that removing barriers on the way to scientific research leads to multidimensional progress in the research of Natural and environmental and Management disciplines.
  • JONARES open access journals are listed in dozens of highly acclaimed indexing databases which helps in enhancing the scientific credibility of the journals and the articles published in it.
  • JONARES journals maintain up to date database, with all the latest developments in the respective fields and thus ensures the manuscripts published in our journals reaches its readers directly through e-mail.
  • JONARES provides options for easy on-line tracking of manuscripts throughout the publication process starting from reviewing, acceptance/non-acceptance and payment.