Journal of Science and Development

Hawassa University has launched a multidisciplinary, scientific journal entitled ‘Journal of Science and Development’ (JSD). JSD is a peer-reviewed, bi-annual journal designed for an international readership, and is published by the Research and Development Directorate of the University. It covers a wide range of disciplines, including Natural Sciences, Technology,Health Sciences (human and animal), Natural Resources, Forestry, Agriculture, Food Sciences,Business and Economics, Social Sciences and Education. JSD publishes original research articles, review articles, short communications and book reviews.

 You are cordially invited to submit articles for publication. Manuscripts may be submitted both electronically and in hardcopy, using the following addresses:

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Postal address:
Editorial manager, Journal of Science and Development (JSD)

Hawassa University
P.O. Box 05
Hawassa, Ethiopia 




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Current Update  --> Journal of Science and Development Volume 4, No. 1 2016.      View in Browser     Download 

  • Effects of Land-use on Birds Diversity in and around Lake Zeway, Ethiopia Girma Mengesha , Yosef Mamo, Kefyalew Sahle, Chris Elphick and Afework BekeleDownload Full Text
  • Studies on Hydraulic Performance of Furrow Irrigation to Optimise Design Parameters Suitable to Onion Field in Hawassa, Ethiopia Kannan Narayanan and Brook Abate, Download Full Text 
  • Coverage of Democratic Issues in the Ethiopian Press Nigussie Meshesha    Download Full Text 
  • An Assessment of Gandhi’s Misconception on the Origin of Violent Human Nature ; Metaphysical Justifications for the Invitability of Human violence  Sisay Assemrie,  Download Full Text
  • Evaluation of Methods for Roots Processing on Removal of Anti-nutritional Factors of Selected Cultivars of Cassava (Manihot esculenta C.) Grown in Ethiopia.    Abebe Haile,Negussie Retta and Cherinet Abuye Download Full Text 
  • Indigenous Democracy: Alternative Conflict Management Mechanisms Among Tigray People, The Experiences of Erob, Community  Solomon Berhane Download Full Text 
  • Level of Selected Precedence Pollutants in Soils of the Industrial Regions of  Welmera District (Oromiya Special Zone around Finfinne), Melkamu Biyana Download Full TextDownload Full Text


  • Blending Whey Powder with Haricot Bean Powder for Weaning Food Production Mathewos Moges and Shimelis Admasu Download Full Text
  • Ethnobotanical Study of Wild Medicinal Trees and Shrubs in Benna Tsemay District, Southern Ethiopia. Assegid Assefaand Tesfaye Abebe Download Full Text
  • Farmers’ Adoption of Soil and Water Conservation Technology: A Case Study of The Bokole and Toni Sub-Watersheds, Southern Ethiopia. Kebede Wolka and Mesele Negash Download Full Text
  • Factors Influencing HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) Service utilization among Youth of Hawassa town: a Health Belief Model Approach, Southern Ethiopia. Berhan Meshesha Hirut Download Full Text
  • Gender Power Relations in Reproductive Decision-Making: The Case of Migrant Weavers of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Tefera Darge Download Full Text
  • Human Cultural Names In Gurage: Roles, Patterns and Dynamics of Change Fekede Menuta Gewta Download Full Text
  • Inherent Intelligibility among Guragina Varieties Fekede Menuta Gewta  Download Full Text


  • Effect of dietary protein concentration on feed intake, body mass gain and carcass traits of Rhode Island Red chicken by Shewangizaw Wolde, Tegene Negesse and Aberra Melesse Download Full Text
  • Effect of storage duration and hydro-priming on seed germination and vigour of Common vetch by Karta K. Kalsa , R.P.S. Tomer and Bekele Abebie Download Full Text
  • Grain yield and malting quality of barley in relation to nitrogen application at mid- and high altitude in Northwest Ethiopia by Minale Liben, Alemayehu Assefa and Tilahun Tadesse Download Full Text
  • Nutrient composition and effect of processing on anti-nutritional factors and mineral bioavailability of cultivated amochi in Ethiopia by Andargachew Gedebo, Admasu Tsegaye, Girma Akalu, Åsmund Bjørnstad and Maigull Appelgren Download Full Text
  • The effect of cropland fallowing on soil nutrient restoration in the Bale Mountains,Ethiopia by Fantaw Yimer and Abdu Abdelkadir Download Full Text
  • Toposequence in Gununo Area, Southern Ethiopia by Sheleme Beyene Download Full Text
  • Wild edible trees and shrubs in the semi-arid lowlands of Southern Ethiopia by Assegid Assefa and Tesfaye Abebe Download Full Text



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