About the Journal


The South African Journal of Agricultural Extension has been published since 1966 (established at the University of Pretoria, South Africa), without interruption. The former version of this journal was titled Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Landbouvoorligting (ISSN 0301-603X), and was published in print. The journal migrated to the PKP OJS journal management system available through the ASSAf Khulisa Journals platform during March 2021.


To advance and apply the science of extension and of rural development as scientific discipline by stimulating thought, study, research, discussion and the publication and exchange of knowledge, both nationally and internationally.

Focus and Scope

Because of the multi-disciplinary nature of Agricultural Extension, contributions from other learned disciplines can also be considered for publication in the South African Journal of Agricultural Extension on condition that the articles under consideration have sufficient bearing on Agricultural Extension. The scope of Extension Research includes development communication, behavioural change, technology transfer, innovation transfusion, knowledge/information systems, development approaches/strategies/methodologies, institutional/group dynamics and project development and evaluation.

Targeted Readership

Agricultural extension and education practitioners and professionals, agricultural and extension researchers, community and rural development workers and professionals.


The journal publishes 2 issues a year in June and in December.


The journal is published in English.



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Metrics & Impact

Publisher & Funder

South African Society for Agricultural Extension (SASAE)