Vol 30, No 3 (2016)

The papers in the series draw on unique datasets mostly aggregated at local levels to consolidate research on the urban poor and fill critical knowledge gaps on their specific living conditions, demographic and health challenges. They contribute to the critical search for pathways to reduce health inequities and improve health outcomes, including sexual and reproductive health among populations in resource-poor urban settings in Kenya and other parts of SSA

Guest Editors: Francis Obare, Holly Reed,  and Blessing Mberu

Vol 30, No 2 (2016): Supplement Special Issue On “Demographic Dividend In Africa: Prospect,Opportunities And Challenges”

This Special issue  of African Population Studies Journal is based on a sample of manuscripts presented at the 7th African Population Conference of the Union for African Population Studies, held at St. George Hotel, Centurion, Pretoria, South Africa, between Nov 30 and Dec 4, 2015. The Editorial Board received more than 200 manuscripts.

The manuscripts included here are the ones that were found to be publishable after a painstaking peer-review process. Authors were given the opportunity to revise their manuscripts. Out of more than 200 manuscripts submitted, only 55 [fifty five) were accepted for publication.


Funding Support

The United Nations Fund, Eastern and South African Region in Johannesburg, South Africa provided the financial support to organize the review retreat

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation through a grant to the University of the Witwatersrand Population Programme, South Africa provided support for the online and print publications of this Issue.

The support of South Africa National Department of Social Development through its National Population Unit is also appreciated.


The Editorial Board acknowledges with deep gratitude the contribution of the following scholars in the peer-review process:

Dr. Carlos Arnoldo

Dr. Blessing Mberu

Dr. Madeleine Pambe Wayack

Dr. Gervais Beninguisse

Dr. Dorothy Ononokpono

Dr. Daniel Rakgoasi

Dr. Nicole De Wet

Mr. Vesper Chisumpa

Dr. Pamela Chirwa Banda

Dr. Richmond Tiemoko

Dr. Joshua Akinyemi


Vol 29, No 2 (2015): Supplement on Sexual and Reproductive Health Challenges in sub-Saharan Africa: Guest Editor: Akim J. Mturi

The Editorial Board wishes to acknowledge the financial contribution of the Chief Directorate, National Population Unit, Department of Social Development, Pretoria, South Africa for the continued of this Journal.


Vol 27, No 2 (2013): October

This Volume is funded by United Nations Fund for Population Activities, Africa Region, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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