As a publisher providing scientific and professional communities with valuable information, Bamako Institute for Research and Development Studies Press (BIRDs) Press has been publishing scientific journals since 2010 in French and English. All BIRDs Press journals are of institutionally high quality and international reputation.

To better serve the communities and share the latest and best scientific research with everyone, BIRDs Press takes great endeavor to publish Open Access, online, peer-reviewed journals in the major scientific.  To achieve these goals, a rigorous review with high standards and rapid editorial process/publication will be strictly followed. All original research and review articles (reports) published  are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. Authors publishing with BIRDs Press retain the copyright to their work, licensing it under the Creative Commons Attribution License which allows articles to be re-used and re-distributed without restriction, as long as the original work is correctly cited.

Open Access journals often collect Article Processing Charges (APC) from the authors’ institutes or research funding bodies.

Open Access

All articles published by BIRDs Press are Open Access under the Creative Commons Attribution License ( ). Under this license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, and anyone can copy, distribute, or reuse these articles as long as the author and original source are properly cited.

Benefits of Open Access

•  Maximize research impact.

•  No permission is required from the authors and publishers to cite the content.

•  All global researchers can access the content freely.

Rapid review and publication

•  All articles submitted to BIRDs’ journals will go through a rapid and rigorous peer review.

•  An initial decision will be made within 30 days after submission of the article.

•  Once the manuscript is accepted, it will be published online within 15 days.


BIRDs Press publishes two journals:

  1. The Revue Africaine des Sciences Sociales et de la Sante Publique
  2. The African Journal of Development Informatics

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