Journal articles

African Journal covers


  • Over 150 journals are selectively indexed on the BLDS catalogue.
  • The majority of these are Southern publications which are not indexed elsewhere.
  • The articles are selected on the basis that they refer to issues of social and economic development in the countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
  • Most journals which are already indexed on the Web of Science are not indexed by BLDS.

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Journals that are selectively indexed by BLDS



Adult education and development

Africa insight

Africa quarterly

African development review

African issues

African journal of reproductive health

African journal on conflict resolution

African review of money, finance and banking

African study monographs


Agriculture and rural development

Ahfad journal


Asia - Pacific development monitor

Asia - Pacific journal of rural development

Asia - Pacific population journal

Asia Pacific development journal

Asia Pacific viewpoint

Asian affairs

Asian economic review

Asian exchange

Asian journal of public administration

Asian perspective

Asian thought and society

Asian-Pacific economic literature



Bangladesh development studies

Bangladesh journal of agricultural economics

Bangladesh journal of political economy

Bulletin of Latin American research



Canadian journal of development studies

Canadian journal of Latin American and Caribbean studies

CEPAL review

China economic review

China report

China review


Community and habitat

Contemporary South Asia

Contemporary Southeast Asia

Contributions to Nepalese studies

Cuban studies




Demography India

Development and change

Development bulletin

Development in practice

Development policy review

Development Southern Africa


Dhaka University journal of business studies


East African journal of peace and human rights

East Asian review

Economic affairs

Economic development and cultural change

Economic journal of Nepal

Economic review

Economics and development papers

Enterprise development and microfinance (formerly Small enterprise development)

Environment and urbanization

European journal of development research

EXIM review


Family and women studies

Finance India


Gender and development

Geographical journal of Zimbabwe

Global environmental change

Global governance


Human ecology


IDS bulletin

India review

Indian economic review

Indian journal of agricultural economics

Indian journal of economics

Indian journal of regional science

Int journal of agricultural resources, governance & ecology

International journal of environment and pollution

International family planning perspectives

International journal of regulation and governance

International studies


Journal of African economies

Journal of agrarian change

Journal of Asian economics

Journal of business administration

Journal of conflict, security and development

Journal of contemporary African studies

Journal of contemporary China

Journal of development finance

Journal of development studies

Journal of Eastern African research and development

Journal of economic cooperation among Islamic countries

Journal of human development

Journal of international affairs

Journal of international development

Journal of peacebuilding and development

Journal of refugee studies

Journal of rural development / BARD

Journal of rural development / Korea Rural Economics Institute

Journal of rural development / NIRD

Journal of rural development and administration

Journal of social and economic development

Journal of social development in Africa

Journal of social studies

Journal of the Indian School of Political Economy

Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics

Journal of the National Institute of Plantation Management

Journal of women and gender studies



Korea journal

Korean social science journal


Land reform, land settlement and cooperatives


Management in government

Manpower journal



Monthly review / State Bank of India



National Bank news review

Nomadic peoples

Northeast African studies

NUL journal of research


Osaka City University economic review

Oxford development studies


Pacific and Asian journal of energy

Pakistan development review

Pakistan economic and social review

Pakistan journal of forestry

Pakistan journal of women's studies

Pakistan population review

Perspectives on global development and technology



Population and development review

Population studies


Proceedings of the World Bank...

Progress in development studies

Public administration and development


Quarterly journal of international agriculture


Regional development dialogue

Regional development studies

Regional studies

Reproductive health matters

Review / Asian Studies Association of Australia

Review / Fernand Braudel Center

Review of African political economy

Review of Indonesian and Malaysian affairs


Savings and development

Scandinavian journal of development alternatives

Small enterprise development (see also Enterprise development and microfinance)

Social change

Social science and medicine

Social sciences in China

Social scientist

South African journal of labour relations

South Asia : journal of South Asian studies

South Asian journal

Southeast Asian journal of social science

Southeast Asian studies


Thai development newsletter

Thoughts on economics


Transnational corporations


Urban forum


Vietnam social sciences

Vietnam socio-economic development

Voices from Africa


World development


Yapi Kredi economic review



Zeitschrift für ausländische Landwirtschaft