The Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Management (JENRM) is an open-access scholarly refereed research journal which aims to promote theory and practice in energy, engineering, sciences, agriculture, and environmental resource management and governance. The journal seeks to provide an important forum for academic exchanges among researchers of national and international academia in promoting research outputs dissemination from multi-disciplinary backgrounds such as energy, natural resources, environment, engineering, agriculture, technology, and sciences, towards sustainable development of the resources and the wellbeing of society. The journal covers articles in all aspects of assessment and monitoring of the quality and quantity of natural resources, utilization, exploitation and management, and the application of science, modern technology and engineering practice for sustainable development. There is a current call for articles to be published as the 15th Issue for JENRM due December 31, 2018. Invited articles are expected to cover but not excluding Energy, Engineering, Natural Resources, Environment, Sciences, Geosciences, Agriculture, Mathematics, Energy and Advances in Computers and Technology. Kindly submit your article online on or before December 31, 2018.



The Journal of Energy and Natural Resource Management considers Special Issues as a unique approach to promote high-quality research in thematic areas related to international professional discourse. The journal publishes three issues within a year. The journal is currently accepting proposals from Guest Editors. Please send your proposals for Special Issues to Dr. Amos T. Kabo-bah and at    on or before November 30, 2018. This page provides guidelines to help you organize proposals for Special Issues.


  • Special Issues are organized by a minimum of 2, and a maximum of 3 Guest Editors.
  • Guest Editors are recognized experts in the area they are proposing for the Special Issue.
  • Guest Editors are from different institutions and, preferably, countries.
  • Special Issues reflect the international aims and scope of the journal. Therefore, Special Issues include authors from at least 3 countries.


  • Prepare a Special Issue proposal (see instructions below), and send it to the Associate Editor at .
  • Once the proposal has been approved, announce the CFP (call for papers) on websites and distribution lists, and contact potential authors directly.
  • Send manuscript abstracts to 2 reviewers that you will obtain from the journal Editor
  • Receive the abstract review reports, make a decision about its status (accept, reject), notify the authors about the decision, and ask them to confirm if they wish to submit the full manuscript.
  • Upon receiving confirmation, point authors to the guidelines for preparing full manuscripts that are published on the journal’s website.
  • Receive full manuscripts, and screen them for adherence to the journal’s aims and scope, and the full “Manuscript submission guide.”
  • Send the manuscripts to the reviewers from the journal Editor. Send all articles to 2 reviewers.
  • View the full manuscript review reports, make a decision about their status (accept, accept with minor changes, accept with major revisions and a second round of review, decline), and notify the manuscript author(s) about the decision.
  • Prepare an introduction/editorial for the Special Issue.
  • Follow the review cycles to the final version of accepted papers.
  • Avoid conflicts of interest, and ensure that authors observe the copyright, and research involving human subjects policies of the journal.
  • Ensure that final versions of the manuscripts are in the format required by the journal.
  • Submit the final versions of the manuscripts to the journal Editor at least 45 days before the publishing date.
  • Special Issue proposals include: Name, affiliation, address, phone, email, and/or web page of each Guest Editor. Half to one page biography and list of publications of each Guest Editor.


Thank you for considering organizing a Special Issue for JENRM.


Prof. Daniel Obeng-Ofori