Ethical standards

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) publication series:

Resource Recovery and Reuse (RRR) series

Approximately four volumes are published under the RRR series per year. As with the other IWMI publication series, the RRR series is self-funded and no fees are charged from the authors. All volumes in the series are freely available for download from the websites of the copyright holder (IWMI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE). A limited number of (not-for-sale) printed copies can be obtained for free from IWMI.

IWMI acknowledges the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) recommended Code of Conduct and is committed to meeting and upholding high standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process of any of its publications without tolerance for misconduct by the editors, peer reviewers, and authors.

The Editorial Board of the RRR series comprises of Dr. Miriam Otoo (IWMI, Sri Lanka), Dr. Mary Njenga (ICRAF, Kenya), Dr. Olufunke O. Cofie (IWMI, Ghana), Dr. Pay Drechsel (IWMI, Sri Lanka), and Dr. Josiane Nikiema (IWMI, Ghana). The Editor-in-Chief (Pay Drechsel, IWMI) has full authority over the editorial content of the journal, peer review, decisions on publication, and timing of the publication.