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Africa Research

  • Editor-in-Chief: Zahra Ahmadypoor
  • Publication Period: Quarterly
  • This is an Open Access Journal
Africa Research is one of the TMU Press journals that is published by the responsibility of its Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board in the determined scopes.
The Africa Research Journal is published by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance on the basis of the license number 124/889 dated 2008/5/26.
The purpose of this quarterly publication is to raise awareness of the people in order to expand the all-embracing relationship with this continent and increase the national benefits derived from it.
It is hoped that the Africa Research Journal will be a major step in the development of relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and African countries, and will provide a forum for active participation in research in the African region.
Peer-review process
All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of Africa Research. The matched articles will gone under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
 
Governing body
Africa Research is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
 
Editorial team
Africa Research is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with high number of publications in their field.
 
Author fees/Access
There are No Fees or Charges at all for submission, reviewing and publishing processes in Africa Research.
Africa Research follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
 
Copyright
The content of Africa Research is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants you such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
 
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of Africa Research are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, Africa Research follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
 
Ownership and management
Africa Research is owned by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and is managed and published by YektaPub Co.
 
Conflicts of interests
All Africa Research Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) Africa Research will follow COPE’s guidelines.
 
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
Africa Research is financially supported completely by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and has no other sources for earning funds. Africa Research accepts No advertisements in the site or even as a report article.
 
Publishing schedule/Archiving
Africa Research is published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on Africa Research exclusive website. Also Africa Research is included at EBSCOhost and has the plan to enter to Scopus and Thomson-Reuters databases.

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Director-in-Charge
Mousavi-Shafaee, Masoud;
Assistant Professor of - ​
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: shafaee@modares.ac.ir​
Tel: 88630028​
Editor-in-Chief
Ahmadypoor, Zahra;
Full Professor of - ​
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: ahmadyz@modares.ac.ir​
Tel: 88630028​
Editorial Board

Hafeznia, Mohammad Reza
; - of Geography
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: hafezn_m@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 88630028
 
Pourtaheri, Mahdi; - of Geography
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: mahdit@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 88630028
 
Mossafa, Nasrin; -
Affiliation: Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Email: nasrin.mosaffa@gmail.com
Tel: +98 (21) 88630028
There is no guide for authors in English.