Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy is the official periodical publication of the Agrarian South Network (ASN), a tri-continental association of researchers and institutions in Africa, Asia and Latin America/Caribbean. The ASN is based at the Sam Moyo African Institute for Agrarian Studies (SMAIAS) in Zimbabwe. The Journal is published tri-annually (April, August and December) by the ASN affiliate in India, the Centre for Agrarian Research and Education for South (CARES).

Agrarian South is an interdisciplinary journal which promotes innovative research on the political economy of world development and aims to contribute to global debates on the multi-faceted challenges of our times, namely the agrarian, environmental, and development crises.

The Journal encourages original approaches to the contemporary agrarian question and invites research on issues related to land and agrarian reform, gender and labour relations, race and caste in social transformation, rural and urban industrialization, global environmental change, sustainable use of natural resources, land and social movements, trends and trajectories in the world economy, and North-South relations.

The Journal promotes research in the intellectual traditions of the Third World and is committed to the advancement of autonomous capacity and thinking in the South. This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).