About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Journal of African Politics, Policy, and Development is a peer-reviewed Open Access journal publishing original research that examines the creation and outcome of public policy in terms of African economies, societies, and politics, assessing the tangible results of applied policy theory and scholarship on African nations and their citizens.

JAPPD welcomes contributions by academics and practitioners from all over the world on the state of affairs in Africa, with African researchers and experts in the field particularly encouraged to submit. Acceptable submissions come in a variety of forms, including essays and book or chapter reviews relevant to African politics, policy, and development.

Copyright Notice and Open Access Policy

The Journal of African Politics, Policy, and Development is dedicated to making research open and accessible. Our publication policies allow for unconstrained research and research sharing. Authors of works published by JAPPD retain the copyright of their article, which is freely distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license, permitting the unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction of the article in any medium provided the original work is properly cited. Authors grant JAPPD the right of first publication and the nonexclusive right to publish, archive, and make accessible works accepted to the journal.

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