East African Journal of Sciences: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

Aims The East African Journal of Sciences (EAJS) publishes original scientific papers and disseminates scientific and technological information to the users in Eastern Africa and elsewhere in the world; the Journal also enhances exchange of ideas among scientists engaged in research and development activities; and accepts papers from anywhere else in the world. Scope The journal publishes peer reviewed original research articles in various disciplines of agriculture, forestry, natural resources, education, natural sciences, human and animal health sciences. It also publishes review articles and short communications, and registers released crop varieties.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

Twice yearly - January & June


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content, upon registration, on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Creative Commons License
East African Journal of Sciences by Haramaya University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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This license lets others distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the work as long as they credit for the original creation.


Editorial Board


Prof. Nigussie Dechassa, Haramaya University, P O Box138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia



Associate Editor

Dr. Mengistu Ketema, Haramaya University, P O Box 48, Haramaya, Ethiopia



Editorial Manager

Mr. Mulugeta Yitayih, Haramaya University, P O Box 116, Haramaya, Ethiopia



Technical Editors

Dr. Belaineh Legesse, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Prof. Nigussie Dechassa, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Mengistu Urge, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Kibebew Kibret, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Nega Aseffa, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Solomon Abera, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Firew Mekbib, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Getachew Animut, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Adem Kedir, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Tesfahun Kebede, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Getnet Demissie, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Melaku Tefera, Haramaya University, Ethiopia


International Advisory Board:

Dr. Girma Amente, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Prof. Chemeda Fininsa, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Prof. Belay Kassa, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr. Hailu Yeneneh, the Carter Center (EPHTI), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Prof. Jonathan Yuen, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Dr. Solomon Assefa, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dr. Ken Pringle, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Dr. Lars Drake, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Prof. Yemane Berhane, Addis Continental Institute of Public Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Mr. Alemayehu Mengistu, Private Consult on Agric. Res., Education and Development, Ethiopia

Prof. Paul Kimani, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Prof. Tekeste Negash, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Prof. Tilahun Sahilu, Langston University, USA

Prof. Tirusew Tefera, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 

ISSN: 1992-0407
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