ISSN (P): 2522-3410
  ISSN (E): 2663-3698
  Editor-in-Chief: Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri
  Publisher: SDPI, Islamabad, Pakistan
  Publishing Frequency: Annual
  Accessibility: Open Access
  Peer Review Type: Double-Blind Peer-Review

Journal of Development Policy, Research & Practice (JoDPRP) is a double-blind peer reviewed, open access and HEC-Recornized journal. This transdisciplinary scholarly annual journal aims to provide a diverse array of research and working papers, policy briefs, and argumentative essays on issues pertaining to sustainable development.

With a focus on the social, economic, and political aspects of policymaking, our Journal is a leading forum for research on development policy issues. High-quality articles that influence policy outcomes and contribute to policy debates are published in this Journal. Review Process Only original, previously unpublished papers are accepted for the double-blind peer review process which includes one national and one international review. We are committed to publishing articles that represent a wide range of experiences and points of view in the field of development policy.

Aims and Scope

Our goal is to promote the exchange of knowledge, ideas, and experiences in the field of sustainable development.

The journal’s subject areas include various themes from sustainable livelihoods to social sector development; from inclusive economic growth to institutional governance; from energy economics to climate change; from food in/security, water and human security to education; from sustainable industrial growth to resilient development; from religious tolerance to peace and gender equity.


  • Academics and researchers from various industries, and universities
  • Research institutes
  • Ministries, government officials, and bureaucrats
  • Strategic development and planning managers.
  • Regional and global consultants

Important Features

  • Fully open-access
  • Free of cost publishing
  • Submission through Open Journal System
  • Frequent updates on author’s articles
  • Easy access through QR Code
  • Freely available upon publication
  • International dissemination
  • Double-blind peer-review from one national and one international expert
  • Proofreading, reference checking, and formatting services
  • Acceptance letter
  • Excellent customer service of responding within 24 working hours
  • Peer review is rigorous and excellent. Editors are truly engaged with the journal, field, and industry.
  • Articles published in different formats – PDF, XML, HTML
  • Archived on LOCKSS
  • The author owns/retains copyright and grants the journal the right of first publication under CC-BY
  • Crossref Membership for assigning DOI's
  • Recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and indexed in Google Scholar, BASE, EZB, SCRIBD, Academia, Internet Archive