Waiver Policy

Journal of Anthropology and Development (JAD) is an open-access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. But the waiver (partial/full) of (Article Processing Charge) is also available if they are;

Authors from Lower middle-Income Countries, authors from Lower-Income Countries, and Authors from any other special circumstances will receive a 20-100% waiver depending on the quality of work and other special considerations.

Waiver for Author:
To the waiver, the author must follow the ToC stated below; 

  • The corresponding author of the article,
  • The corresp[onding author is a student
  • Publishing in a fully open-access journal, and 
  • Unable to pay the APC and an author needs to request a waiver. The waiver will be applied based on the decision of the journal management authority address.

An author’s eligibility will not affect peer review or editorial decision-making and is not shared with journal editors or peer reviewers.  The author must send a waiver request to jad@e-palli.com 


Waiver for Member of Editorial Team:
Articles from our Editors and Members of the Editorial Team will get a 10% waiver of total APC.

  • In case of any article recommended by the Managing Editor or Editor-in-Chief, only a 25-50% relaxation will be provided on the total publication amount.  

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The author must send a waiver request to jad@e-palli.com


For Reviewers:

Reviewers who review the manuscript within the specified time will be given a 20% waiver on the total publication charges for one manuscript if it is submitted as the first author or corresponding author.

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The author must send a waiver request to jad@e-palli.com