Dear Contributors and Readers, 

Welcome to the bilingual Journal published by the Institute of Oromoo Studies, Jimma University  

Gadaa Journal is a peer reviewed open access multidisciplinary journal targeted at creating a platform for publication of researches pertinent to Oromoo life and work.

Readers have an exclusive online access to all issues of our publications and are encouraged to freely share and use the articles as per the policy of the journal. All of our articles will remain free to readers on our website. 

Gadaa Journal is always free to receive manuscripts pertinent to Oromoo life and work which it will publish in its issues after peer review. Authors are encouraged to send their manuscripts through the email address of the journal. There is not publication charge for publishing with our Journal. 

To find out more about our journal, please visit our website


Ashenafi Belay (PhD, Associate Prof)
Editor in Chief, Gadaa Journal
Institute of Oromoo Studies
Jimma University