Present and Past

A Brief Introduction

The African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AfJARE)/Journal Africain d’Economie Agricole et des Ressources (JAEAR) is a publication of theAfrican Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE). The AfJARE publishes original research on African agriculture and its interaction with local and global economic systems and policy regimes and their impact on welfare and inclusive economic growth. The scope of the journal covers the roles of markets, technology, policy, institutions, climate change adaptation, and the natural environment in shaping the livelihoods of Africans engaged in agricultural activities. Multi-disciplinary, problem-oriented articles are encouraged, and submissions can cover academic and applied research with practical recommendations covering the above focus areas and related topics including the role of gender and youth. The journal strives to nurture and enhance the capacity of African professionals to conduct and publish scientific research and provides a venue for communicating and disseminating their findings. The main section of the journal publishes technical research articles while a small section is devoted to publishing occasional brief notes with important policy content and book reviews. The Chief Editors and Editorial Board, under the general direction of the AAAE President, Executive Committee, and Council are charged with implementing Journal policy to serve members of AAAE. This journal is a Quarterly publication.