The Uganda Journal of Agricultural Sciences (UJAS) is an open access peer reviewed journal published semi-annually (March and September) by the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO). The journal publishes in areas of agricultural research and related fields, including reviews and welcomes articles that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence.  Manuscripts should not have been submitted elsewhere or published by another journal, with the exception of abstracts.  

The journal has an online Open Access policy licensed under a Creative Commons Share-Alike Non-Commercial Attribution 4.0 International License with both print and electronic International Standard Serial Numbers p-ISSN 1026-0919 and e-ISSN 2410-6909 respectively.


Guided by its 10-year strategic plan, the journal is dedicating five (5) sequential issues to selected commodities including Banana, Maize, Cassava, Beans and Rice.

Please note that priority will be given to the top ten (10) submissions per commodity.

All submissions should be made via the online system via