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Research Sources

Accessing research papers on Africa

The following are sources of research papers available through the internet, many of them at no charge.

Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 

Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice is an interdisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal on extensive livestock production systems throughout the world. 

n-published scholarly journals


African Journals OnLine (AJOL) is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals


Based in South Africa, Sabinet has been a leader in facilitating access to electronic information for more than 30 years.

Welcome to the Eldis website. Our aim is to share the best in development policy, practice and research. Browse the latest editorially selected content from over 7,500 development organisations - all available free to download. Share your work with over 80,000 development practitioners.

Africa Research Institute (ARI) informs domestic and international policymaking by promoting best practice and progressive ideas for government, the economy and civil society. ARI shares expertise through published research and interactive events. Our innovative communications strategy is designed to present our work to a wide audience of key decision makers, institutions and individuals that can help effect sustainable and positive development.