Scimago Journal & Country Rank

African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Developmentopen access

Country

Kenya

Universities and research institutions in Kenya

Subject Area and Category

Publisher


H-Index

11

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

16845358, 16845374

Coverage

2016-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

oniango@iconnect.co.ke

Scope

The African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND) is a highly cited and prestigious quarterly peer reviewed journal with a global reputation, published in Kenya by the Africa Scholarly Science Communications Trust (ASSCAT). Our internationally recognized publishing programme covers a wide range of scientific and development disciplines, including agriculture, food, nutrition, environmental management and sustainable development related information. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Development2017Q4
Development2018Q3
Development2019Q3
Development2020Q3
Food Science2017Q4
Food Science2018Q3
Food Science2019Q4
Food Science2020Q3
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
20170.115
20180.219
20190.184
20200.220
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
201672
2017104
201849
201964
202088
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.181
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.597
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.782
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.181
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.597
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.724
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.181
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.597
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.484
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.460
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20207
Total Cites20160
Total Cites201713
Total Cites2018105
Total Cites2019135
Total Cites2020157
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20160
External Cites per document20170.245
External Cites per document20180.687
External Cites per document20190.668
External Cites per document20200.714
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.181
Cites per document20180.597
Cites per document20190.600
Cites per document20200.724
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
201633.33
201744.23
201838.78
201934.38
202031.82
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents201719
Non-citable documents201826
Non-citable documents201926
Non-citable documents20207
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201753
Citable documents2018150
Citable documents2019199
Citable documents2020210
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20160
Uncited documents201762
Uncited documents2018129
Uncited documents2019163
Uncited documents2020136
Cited documents20160
Cited documents201710
Cited documents201847
Cited documents201962
Cited documents202081
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