Call for papers for a special Issue of RUFORUM Working Document Series, Vol 19, 2021

In commemoration of the RUFORUM Triennial Conference to be held 6-10 December 2021 in Cotonou, Benin, RUFORUM invites scientists, development practitioners and other actors, especially from the Republic of Benin, to submit papers profiling their research and development activities. The aim is to promote visibility of research outputs and sharing development-oriented information especially from Africa.

The RUFORUM Working Document Series is an online open-access publication with an Editorial office at the RUFORUM Secretariat in Kampala, Uganda. The RUFORUM Working Document Series publishes original papers comprising emerging issues from various disciplines related to development practice; authoritative reviews; synthesis articles and viewpoints. The Document Series has a special focus in documenting outcomes and impacts of development processes. All articles and opinions therein published in the RUFORUM Working Document Series reflect views of the authors and not necessarily those of the RUFORUM Network.

Submission of a paper implies that it has not been submitted or published elsewhere, and that the author(s) accept the conditions for publication outlined in the RUFORUM Working Document Series author guidelines. Once accepted for publication, author(s) transfers copyright of their articles to the RUFORUM Working Document Series. All articles submitted are subjected to anti-plagiarism checks and peer-review process and only those meeting the Working Document Series requirements are published

The RUFORUM Working Document Series is copyrighted and those wishing to use illustrations or data from the publication in other publications should obtain permission from the Publisher (RUFORUM), and include a line of acknowledgement of the RUFORUM Working Document Series as the source of material.  

Authors wishing to submit papers for this special Issue, should submit through Papers should follow the samples (link) and guidelines (link) and should not exceed 12 A4 pages with 1.5pt spacing. Papers maybe submitted in English or French.

Submission Deadline:  31 December 2020

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