AO: Angela Mumo points out that the researchers she works with are frustrated by the funding gap they experience between them and their counterparts in the global North.
Leslie Chan: I noticed this line from Eve about the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) as...Read more
2019 CODESRIA/ASAA pre-conference publishing workshop fieldnote excerpts
Ruth Oniang'o describes why she started the Nairobi-based journal AJFAND and the funding challenge which the journal continues to face even after nearly 20 years of being operational.
Angela Okune: In this collective letter, they point to the fact that journals published by university presses, especially those in the humanities have a modest margin, if that, and often simply...Read more
KM: I was interested in Eve Gray's point about the Budapest Initiative, and Leslie...Read more
Angela Okune: During the discussion, Sulaiman Adebowale observed parallels across the continent where many academic scholars began to set up journals, largely due to a decrease...Read more
This is the editor reviewed version of the article which has been published in final form at Development and Change Journal (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dech.12632).
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In this interview, Adebowale mentions NGOs becoming an alternative space for African scholars to do research and produce knowledge because of the state disinvestment in education and...Read more