More information on the author guidelines and submission fees can be found on the journal's own website here:, alternatively see comprehensive guidelines below:

The Annals of Humanities and Development Studies publishes papers in all aspects of humanities and rural, social and cultural development, including peace and international cooperation activities related to societal transformation in developing countries. Papers arising from original research and case studies or forming significant reviews will be evaluated for publication.
Submitted papers are subject to a peer review by reputable researchers who are experts in the relevant fields. Our referees will evaluate the quality of research as well as the relevance and accessibility of a paper for an international audience.

Manuscript submission
Submission of a paper will be considered to imply
1) The material in the manuscript has not been published, is not being published or considered for publication elsewhere, and will not be submitted for publication elsewhere unless rejected by the Journal editors or withdrawn by the author(s) and
2) To the best of the author’s(s’) knowledge, the material in the manuscript does not infringe upon other published material covered by copyright laws. Authors should document their data sources, models, and estimation procedures as thoroughly as possible, and make the data used available to others for replication purposes.
Submit your manuscript electronically as email attachment to the Editor-in-chief through: or After submission, you will receive a confirmation via e-mail. You will also receive an e-mail once a decision has been made on your manuscript.

Manuscript Preparation
Manuscripts are to be submitted to the Annals of Humanities and Development Studies making sure that they are formatted according to the guidelines. All parts of the manuscript should be type-written, double-spaced, with margins of one inch on all sides. Number manuscript pages consecutively throughout the paper. Avoid abbreviations, diagrams, and reference to the text within the abstract.

On the title page, include full names of authors, academic and/or other professional affiliations and the complete mailing address of the author to whom proofs and correspondence should be sent. Do not submit position titles.

Illustrations submitted (line drawings, halftones, photos, photomicrographs, etc) should be clean originals or digital files. Digital files are recommended for highest quality reproduction and should follow these guidelines:
· 300 dpi or higher
· sized to fit on journal page
· EPS, TIFF, or PSD format only
· submitted as separate files, not embedded in text files. Colour illustrations will be considered for publication; however, the author will be required to bear the full cost involved in their printing and publication. A custom quote will be provided for colour art totaling more than 4 journal pages. Goodquality colour prints or files should be provided in their final size. The publisher reserves the right to refuse publication of colour prints deemed unacceptable.

Tables and Figures
Tables and figures should be embedded immediately after mention in the electronic text. A short descriptive title should appear above each table with a clear legend and any footnotes suitably identified below. All units must be included. Figures should be completely labeled, taking into account necessary size reduction.

Include only references to books, articles and bulletins actually cited in the text and cite references in the text by author and date (Suzuki, 1993; Edet et al., 2009). Prepare a reference list as follows:
Book Chapter: Eneji, A. E. (2007). Status of desertification and drought in Nigeria. In Principles and practices of desertification, eds. Y. Hu, G.
Huang and Z. Li, 99-143. Beijing Meteorological Press, Beijing, PR China.
Journal Article: Odhiambo, K., P. Maina Matu and P. Anyango Oloo (2010). Using Language Rights Concepts to Evaluate the Knowledge of Court Interpreters in Kenya. Annals of Humanities and Development Studies 1(1): 1-9.
Book: Gomez, K. A. and A. A. Gomez (1984). Statistical Procedures for Agricultural Research. John Wiley and Sons, New York.
Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources and are required to sign an agreement for the transfer of copyright to the publisher. All accepted manuscripts, artwork, and photographs become the property of the publisher.

All proofs must be corrected and returned to the publisher within 48 hours of receipt. If the manuscript is not returned within the allotted time, the editor will proofread the article and it will be printed per his instruction. Only correction of typographical errors is permitted at the proof stage.

All authors and co-authors of an article will receive one complete copy of the issue in which their article appears. Reprints of an individual article may be ordered for a fee.

Publication fees
A publication fee of $250 (up to eight (8) printed pages will be billed to the authors for each manuscript accepted for publication. After 8 pages, an additional charge of $10 per page will accrue. These fees are to cover publishing of the manuscript, peer-reviewing, copyediting, design and correspondence. Only those who have paid their publication fees will receive proofs of their papers for the final pre-publication check. Additional reprints may be ordered at the cost of $5 each.

Editorial Addresses
Prof. Jianmin Li: China Agricultural University,
2 Yuanmingyuan West Road, Beijing 100094,
P.R. China

Dr Francis Ibe Mogu: Department of English
and Literary Studies, University of Calabar,
PMB 1115, Calabar, Nigeria

Journal Identifiers

print ISSN: 2141-4343