About the Journal

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.


Peer Review Process

JAPPD operates a rigorous, double anonymized review process in which neither the identity of the reviewer nor the author are revealed to either party. Anonymized submissions will be sent to two independent expert reviewers for assessment of aspects of each submitted work, including originality, coherence, validity, interest and significance. The Editor will make the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of the submission based on reviewer feedback.