About the Journal

The African Journal of Development Studies is published twice per year by Ethiopian Civil Service University, CMC Road, P. O. Box 5648. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Manuscripts: The JADS invites the submission of unsolicited articles, essays, and book reviews. Article submission should include an abstract of not more than 250 words. JADS is a multidisciplinary, rigorously peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing the finest scholarship relating to development issues in Ethiopia, the African continent and beyond. JADS invites the submission of original manuscripts on a full range of topics related to Africa in all disciplines relating to development. To qualify for consideration, submissions must meet the scholarship standards within the appropriate discipline.

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