Natural Resources Forum

Cover image for Vol. 38 Issue 4

Edited By: Mohammad Reza Salamat

Impact Factor: 1.0

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 66/98 (Environmental Studies); 161/216 (Environmental Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1477-8947

Call for Papers


Natural Resources Forum, a United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, a quarterly journal issued by the Division for Sustainable Development of the United Nations, calls for papers as follows:

GENERAL GUIDELINES

Natural Resources Forum - A United Nations Sustainable Development Journal, a quarterly journal issued by the Division for Sustainable Development of the United Nations, calls for papers for upcoming issues. Articles must be based on original research and must be relevant to policy-making. Contributions that inform the global policy debate through pragmatic lessons learned from experience at the local, national, and global levels are encouraged.

Criteria for selection of submitted articles include:

1) Relevance and importance of the topic discussed to sustainable development in general, both in terms of policy impacts and gaps in current knowledge being addressed by the article;
2) Treatment of the topic that incorporates social, economic and environmental aspects of sustainable development, rather than focusing purely on sectoral and/or technical aspects;
3) Articles must contain original material drawn from concrete projects, policy implementation, or literature reviews. Purely theoretical papers are not entertained. Apart from peer-reviewed articles, the journal includes Book Reviews and a Viewpoints section where contributors present different perspectives on a particular topic.

Articles should contain original material and should be between 6,000 and 8,000 words in length. Contributions to the journal are accepted at the NRFs manuscript submission site at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/nrf.

Questions and comments can be addressed to: Natural Resources Forum A United Nations Sustainable Development Journal e-mail: NRFORUM@un.org



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