The African journal of Policy, Security and Development is a scholarly, double-anonymous, open-access bilingual (English & French) and multidisciplinary publication that seeks to bring academic researchers and practitioners at all stages of their careers to share scientific knowledge focused on the interface of policy, security and development. The Journal publishes articles and field notes of current importance to Africa in areas such as poverty and inequalities, social justice and development, conflict, peace and security, and human rights. The journal aims to promote learning across academic institutions, think thanks, practitioners and policy-makers that is informed by evidence. The editorial team is committed to inclusion and diversity in publishing, encouraging submissions by scholars in the Global South and research building upon insights generated by scholars based in sub-Saharan Africa. The journal is published in association with the Institute of Delta and Development Studies (IDDS), Western Delta University.
- 2-years: 40 submissions, 2000 readers
- 5-years: 200 submissions, 10000 readers
- 10-years: 500 submissions, 100000 readers
- 2 year: AJOL
- 3 year: Thompson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation
- 5-year: EBSCO
- 8-year: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Peace Research Abstracts, SCOPUS
Reasons to Publish With US
- Open access (freely available)
- Data Policy: Authors are required to share their data or at least be open to sharing it upon request of a reader.
- Ethical guidelines: the journal supports the ethical treatment of human subjects in research in keeping with the ethical principles set forth in documents such as the 2005 United Nations Standards for Evaluation and the 1979 Belmont Report.
- Support to early career researchers: Online training on article writing and peer review process.