The South African Journal of Agricultural Extension has been published since 1966 (established at the University of Pretoria, South Africa), without interruption. The former version of this journal was titled Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Landbouvoorligting (ISSN 0301-603X), and was published in print. The journal migrated to the PKP OJS journal management system available through the ASSAf Khulisa Journals platform during March 2021.


To advance and apply the science of extension and of rural development as scientific discipline by stimulating thought, study, research, discussion and the publication and exchange of knowledge, both nationally and internationally.

Focus and Scope

Because of the multi-disciplinary nature of Agricultural Extension, contributions from other learned disciplines can also be considered for publication in the South African Journal of Agricultural Extension on condition that the articles under consideration have sufficient bearing on Agricultural Extension. The scope of Extension Research includes development communication, behavioural change, technology transfer, innovation transfusion, knowledge/information systems, development approaches/strategies/methodologies, institutional/group dynamics and project development and evaluation.


Open Access Policy

All articles published in this journal are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Publication Scheduling

The journal publishes 2 issues a year in June and in December.


The journal is indexed by the following:
      • AJOL
      • DOAJ
      • Sabinet
      • SciELO SA


    • Dept. of Higher Education and Training (DHET)(South Africa) (2012 - Current)
    • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (7 May 2022 - Current)
    • SciELO SA (2012 - Current)
    • Scopus (October 2022 - Current)

Journal Peer Review Report: Academy of Science of South Africa. 2010. Report on Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in the Agricultural and related Basic Sciences. DOI:

Metrics & Impact

Publisher & Funder

South African Society for Agricultural Extension (SASAE)

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2413-3221
print ISSN: 0301-603X