The Journal of Governance and Development (JGD) (Formerly known as Jurnal Rekayasa) is an international, multidisciplinary journal published by the School of Government, College of Law, Government and International Studies (COLGIS), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). A manuscript submitted to the Editorial Board for consideration must be an original unpublished work, not under consideration for publication elsewhere.


The JGD provides a venue for sharing and discussion of problems and issues in the developing world. It considers theoretical and empirical articles that deal with the governance and developmental issues from interrelated disciplinary viewpoints. The journal welcomes contributions from scholars from the humanities and social sciences with a research interest in the developing world.