Sponsoring Organizations

The Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA) is a regional membership-based and donor-supported research and capacity-building organization whose mission is to promote dialogue and interaction between researchers and policy-makers in Eastern and Southern Africa with a view to enhancing the impact of research on policy-making and development planning. Its headquarters is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Membership is open to all individuals and institutions engaged in teaching and/or research. OSSREA not only engages in interdisciplinary research but also provides research grants to junior and senior scholars based in the region. It also offers training in Research Methodology. OSSREA operates major projects either independently or in collaboration with other institutions and produces a variety of scholarly publications ranging from its bi-annual journal to monographs, books and research reports.

Publication Scheduling

published bi-annually



OSSREA is an organisation dedicated to the encouragement and promotion of study and research in the social sciences. Its sources of support are international donors and membership fees.
Membership is open to individuals and institutions
engaged in research in the social sciences and related fields in Eastern and Southern Africa.

The current yearly membership fees are:
Individuals US$10
Institutions US$100
Journal Annual Subscription Rates:
Africa US$23 + US$5 (postage)
Others US$30 + US$5 (postage)
Back issues (per copy) US$10
Address: OSSREA
P. O. Box 31971
Addis Ababa
Tel: 251-11-1239484
Fax: 251-11-1223921
E-mail: ossrea@ethionet.et
Web site: http://www.ossrea.net

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 1684-4173
print ISSN: 1027-1775