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Author Guidelines

Publishing on JAEID is currently free of charge.
Authors should submit their papers as editable text files (not .pdf format): preferred formats are .doc, .odt, .rtf.
Please observe the following criteria:
. Illustrations should be supplied also on separate files, in a form suitable for reproduction without retouching. Illustrations should permit reduction, with lines drawn proportionally thicker and symbols larger than required in the printed version.
Arrangement of paper:
. A short title (up to 40 characters including spaces) should be followed by a listing of the author name, affiliation, full postal address, telephone, fax numbers and e-mail. Respective affiliations and address of co-authors should be clearly indicated.
. The abstract (up to 20 lines in length) in English (and in the original language of the paper, if French or Spanish).
. The keywords (in English) must be limited to 3 or 4 terms.
. The main body of text must be suitably divided under headings. Latin expression must be written in Italic.
. Bibliographical notes should be included in the text in parentheses with the author's name and the year of publication; should the authors be more than two, the name of the first author must be followed by the abbreviation et al.
For scientific papers: the body text of the paper should be divided into: 1. Introduction, 2. Materials and Methods, 3. Results, 4. Discussion and Conclusions, Acknowledgements if any, 5. References

References
References should include only the works quoted in the text and should be listed alphabetically at the end of the paper conform to the current journal style.
References style
TEXT: All citations in the text should be refer to:
. Single author: the author's name (without initials, unlees there is ambiguity) and the year of publication;
. Two authors: both authors' name and the year of publication;
. Three or more authors: first author's name followed by et al., and the year of publication.
Citations may be made directly (or parenthetically). Groups of references should be listed first alphabetically, then chronologically.
LIST: References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters 'a' 'b' 'c' etc., placed after the year of publication.
EXAMPLES
For journals:
Conticini L., Paoli L., Omodei Zorini L., 1995. Involving the community in data interpretation: the case of Mida Creek, Kenya. Riv. Agr. Trop. Subtrop., Vol. 94 (4): 213-220.
For books:
Giordano A., 1998. Soil and soil conservation with focus on remote sensing. Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare, Relazioni e monografie agrarie, nuova serie n. 116, Florence, 152 p.
Web references
As a minimum, the full URL should be given and the date when the reference was last accessed. Any further information, if known (author names, dates, reference to a source publication, etc.), should also be given. Web references can be listed separately (e.g., after the reference list) under a different heading if desired, or can be included in the reference list.
Footnotes
Footnotes should be indicated in the text by superior Arabic numerals which run consecutively through the paper. They should be grouped together in a section at the end of the text in numerical order.
Tables
Tables should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and given a caption. Notes and references within tables should be included with the tables, separately from the main text.
Illustrations
All graphs, diagrams, drawings and photographs (no more than five per article) should be referred as Figures, which should be numbered in Arabic numerals. All illustrations must have captions.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format. Please note that the file size must not exceed 2 MB.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  7. Please be aware that, due to the increasing popularity of the on-line version of JAEID and the higher quality requirements, only about 50% of papers (with a decreasing trend) are currently retained for publication.
 

Copyright Notice

Upon acceptance, the copyright of a paper becomes the property of 'Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development'. By virtue of their appearance in this open access journal, articles are free to use, with proper attribution, in educational and other non-commercial settings. Permission to reprint in any form contributions or parts of contributions for commercial use can be given only by the Journal.

 

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