The African Journal of Rural Development (AFJRD) is an online open access scientific journal that publishes articles on a quarterly basis (March, June, September, December). It is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal with an ultimate purpose of sharing and increasing the depth of knowledge on aspects of sustainable rural development.

Building Resilient Crop Systems in Africa

2023-01-30

The African Journal of Rural Development (AFJRD) has dedicated a Supplementary Issue to research, research for development processes, and related works on “Building Resilient Crop Systems in Africa” in an effort to promote the dissemination of information to various stakeholders. This is, therefore, to invite the submission of papers focusing on crop improvement for rural transformation.  

Community Engagement to foster Rural Transformation

2023-01-18

The African Journal of Rural Development (AFJRD) has dedicated a Supplementary Issue to research, research for development processes, and related works on “Community Engagement that fosters Rural Transformation” in an effort to promote the dissemination of information to various stakeholders. This is, therefore, to invite submission of papers with a focus on community engagement for rural transformation.  

Vol. 6 No. 1 (2021): Volume 6 Issue 1

The papers published in this Issue provide valuable insights into emergent issues and challenges faced on the continent. Our goal in publishing this Issue is to share contextualized solutions that address social issues, inform policy, and facilitate advancement in scientific research on the continent.

We hope that you will find this information useful and applicable for your own work, and for advancing knowledge co-creation, research, and its application for growth and development in Africa.

Published: 2022-12-27

Effects of seed dressing and fertilizer on the common bean yields, bean stem maggot and root rot diseases in Southern highlands of Tanzania

Fred Kato, Jovin Lwehabura , Rehema Ole Seenga , David Kabungo , Michael Kilango , Clare Mukankusi , Jean Claude Rubyogo

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The African Journal of Rural Development (AFJRD) is an online open-access journal published quarterly. The AFJRD publishes original research papers comprising emerging issues in rural development; authoritative reviews; synthesis articles and editorials; chapters and book reviews as well as short communications that may not warrant publication as full papers. All submissions must have a focus on sustainable development of rural communities and improving livelihoods generally and as such, authors and contributors will be required to contextualize their work to fit this focus and scope. The primary purpose of the AFJRD is to share knowledge, on all aspects that contribute to sustainable rural development and improving livelihoods and development broadly as widely as possible. All articles and opinions therein published in the AFJRD reflect views of the authors and not necessarily those of the African Journal of Rural Development

AFJRD is published by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), with an Editorial Secretariat at Makerere University Kampala, Uganda .