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close this bookAfrican Journals - An Evaluation of the Use of African-published Journals in African Universities Evaluating Impact - Education Research Paper No. 36 (DFID, 1999, 63 p.)
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To African University Administrators

· recognize the worth of African-published journals and their special role in creating and maintaining the African academic enterprise, by giving consideration to the inclusion of publication in local journals amongst the criteria for staff promotion.

· recognize that the publication in local journals of articles based on quality research depends on there being sufficient funding and adequate facilities within the university to enable academic staff to carry out the necessary research.