The Journal is indexed in African Journals Online (AJOL) and Google scholar. The journal is registered as ISSN 2507-7716 online and 0856-0501 in print. Papers are accepted in all fields of human settlements development including:

  • Architecture and Urban Design
  • Building Construction, Economics and Management
  • Housing
  • Environmental Management and Protection
  • Local Government
  • Poverty and Community Action
  • Land Use Planning
  • Urban Development and Management
  • Settlements Planning and Upgrading
  • Infrastructure Provision
  • Land Measurement and Geomatics
  • Property Valuation and Taxation
  • Resource Management
  • Training, Curriculum Development and Research

Papers are received as full articles, Research Notes, Conference Reports, Book Reviews, Forthcoming events, and Viewpoints. The journal runs in the peer-reviewed double-blind online system. This is a bi-annual an open access journal, with early bird specials. For submissions visit    

For further communication please contact

The Chief Editor

The Journal of Building and Land Development

Ardhi University,

P.O. Box 35176,  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania