Aim, Focus and Scope

The African Journal of Co-operative Development and Technology (AJCDT) provides forum for scholarly discourse in all the functional areas of co-operatives. The journal welcomes both theoretical and empirical works from scholars and practicing managers all over the world with an objective of advancing conceptual development and improving organizational performance of co-operatives globally. Literature reviews and opinion papers that are of interest in their respective disciplines are also conidered for publication.

The aim of Journal is to provide Scholars and industry practitioners a forum for discussion on various co-operative development issues both in Africa and Internationally. The themes and subthemes include the following: Co-operative Development; Co-operative Governance & Management; Community Development; Organizational management; finance inclusion; Agriculture & food Security; Climate Change mitigation & Adaptation; Disaster Risk Management; Information Communication and Technology.

 Publication Frequency

The journal is published annually, in June.

Copyright Statement

Papers published in AJCDT must be the original work of the author/s that has not been published previously in any manner. Authors retain the copyright of the published papers.

Plagiarism policy

Papers published in AJCDT must be the original work of the author/s that has not been published previously in any manner. All submitted manuscripts will be subjected to a plagiarism check.

Open Access Policy

The African Journal of Co-operative Development and Technology (AJCDT) is an open access journal. The journal endeavors to make research literature available online without price barriers and without most permission barriers. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is under the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) (2001) definition of open access.

 Licensing terms

AJCDT publications are published under the terms of  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. The license lets others remix, adapt, and build upon your work non-commercially, as long as they credit the source.

Article Processing Charges (APC)

The journal does not charge any APC