Message from the Guest Editors
The Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) Global Control and Eradication Strategy was established in 2015 with the aim of global PPR freedom by 2030. Over the last 5 years, several activities were implemented at all levels. This Special Issue on PPR will consider all activities undertaken including research toward the vision of a PPR-free world by 2030.
Dr. Felix Njeumi
Prof. Dr. Paula Menzies
What is Animals?
Animals is an online open access journal that was first published in 2011. Animals adheres to rigorous peer review and editorial processes and publishes only high-quality manuscripts that address important issues in the many varied disciplines that involve animals, with a focus on animal welfare, animal ethics and animal science. Animals is covered in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) in Web of Science and received the latest Impact Factor of 2.323. The journal ranks 14/142 (Q1) ‘Veterinary Sciences’ and 10/63 (Q1) in ‘Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science’.
Open Access: free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, EMBASE, AGRICOLA, AGRIS, Animal Science Database, CAB Abstracts, and many other databases.
Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed, and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
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