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Research4Life & EIFL

IWA Publishing supports Research4Life and EIFL, providing access to research in the developing world.

Publishing Open Access: we waive our article processing fees entirely for corresponding authors from countries on the Research4Life 'A-List' and from countries with with we have a deal through EIFL. We grant 50% waivers for corresponding authors from countries on the 'B-List'. Qualifying authors can select to publish Open Access in any of our journals. To ensure the waiver is applied, we strongly recommend that you read our 'R4Life Waivers Guidelines'.

Research4Life Group A - FREE PUBLISHING

Afghanistan Angola Bangladesh Belize Benin
Bhutan Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cambodia
Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Comoros Congo
Cook Islands Côte d’Ivoire Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti
Dominica Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Eswatini Ethiopia
Gambia Ghana Grenada Guinea Guinea-Bissau
Guyana Haiti Kenya Kiribati Kyrgyzstan
Lao People’s Democratic Republic Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Madagascar
Malawi Maldives Mali Marshall Islands Mauritania
Micronesia (Federated States of) Mozambique Myanmar Nauru Nepal
Nicaragua Niger Niue Palau Papua New Guinea
Republic of Moldova Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa Sao Tome and Principe Senegal Sierra Leone Solomon Islands
Somalia South Sudan Sudan Suriname Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga
Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Republic of Tanzania Vanuatu
Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe


EIFL - FREE PUBLISHING

Albania Armenia Azerbaijan Botswana Democratic Republic of Congo
Estonia Fiji Georgia Ghana Ivory Coast
Kenya Kyrgyzstan Kosovo Laos Lithuania
Latvia Malawi Maldives Moldova Namibia
North Macedonia Palestine Serbia Slovenia Tanzania
Uzbekistan


Research4Life Group B – 50% FEE WAIVER

Algeria Antigua and Barbuda Belarus Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Bosnia and Herzegovina
Colombia Cuba Ecuador Egypt El Salvador
Gabon Guatemala Honduras Iraq Jamaica
Jordan Libya Mauritius Mongolia Montenegro
Morocco Namibia Nigeria Pakistan Paraguay
Peru Saint Kitts and Nevis Seychelles Sri Lanka Tunisia
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Viet Nam West Bank and Gaza Strip
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