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International Journal of Technology and Globalisation
International Journal of Technology and Globalisation


Special Issue on: "The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) – Celebrating 20 Years of Economic Integration"

Guest Editor:
Francis Mangeni, COMESA, Zambia

The aim of this special issue is to contribute to the stock of knowledge on economic integration by demonstrating what COMESA has achieved, the development challenges being addressed, and the ways forward on the basis of development practices in the region and around the world.

The issue’s articles will be interdisciplinary, will be relevant to and promote development practice, and will come from various research areas including trade and economics, science and technology, entrepreneurship and law.

The issue is expected to benefit a wide readership including government policy makers and implementers, practitioners and opinion leaders in regional integration, academic and research institutions, the private sector, and civil society organisations.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Industrial and market integration
  • Science and technology
  • Innovation
  • Infrastructure
  • Agriculture

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 15 February, 2014

Notification to authors: 15 April, 2014

Final versions due by: 15 May, 2014