About the Journal

The West African Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (WAJIR) (ISSN: 3027-1878) is a scholarly publication dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary research and promoting intellectual dialogue within the West African region. The journal provides a platform for researchers, academics, and practitioners from diverse disciplines to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in various fields of study.

WAJIR welcomes original research articles, literature reviews, conceptual frameworks, case studies, and methodological advancements across a wide range of interdisciplinary areas. The journal encourages interdisciplinary approaches that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries and promote collaboration among scholars from different fields.

The scope of WAJIR encompasses but is not limited to the following areas:

  1. Social Sciences: Contributions that explore social, cultural, economic, and political phenomena, including sociology, anthropology, political science, economics, psychology, education, and geography.
  2. Natural Sciences: Research in the natural sciences, including biology, chemistry, physics, environmental sciences, and earth sciences, with a focus on issues relevant to the West African context.
  3. Humanities and Arts: Scholarly works in literature, linguistics, philosophy, history, art, music, and other related disciplines, with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches.
  4. Health Sciences: Research related to public health, epidemiology, healthcare systems, healthcare policies, and the social determinants of health within the West African region.
  5. Engineering and Technology: Contributions that address technological innovations, engineering solutions, and advancements in fields such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, and information technology.
  6. Agriculture and Environmental Studies: Research on agricultural practices, food security, sustainable development, climate change, biodiversity, and environmental conservation in the West African context.

WAJIR aims to promote rigorous and high-quality interdisciplinary research that addresses pressing societal challenges, contributes to evidence-based decision-making, and offers insights for policy development and implementation in West Africa. The journal seeks to facilitate scholarly exchange, encourage collaboration, and foster a vibrant intellectual community within the region.

Through its publications, WAJIR endeavors to enhance knowledge dissemination, promote interdisciplinary research methodologies, and contribute to the sustainable development and socio-economic progress of the West African nations.