About the Journal

The Rural Planning Journal (RPJ) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes cutting-edge research of interest relating to rural development planning. 

Thematic areas of interest include Rural Development; Poverty Reduction; Development Planning and Management; Economic and Investment Planning; Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition; Environment, Climate Change and Energy; Population and Development; and, Cross-Cutting Issues. Specific focus areas include public policies, social services, agriculture, regional planning, public health, development finance, environment, gender, governance, business and entrepreneurship, and natural resources management.

RPJ publishes twice a year in June and December.

Current Issue

Vol. 25 No. 2 (2023): Rural Planning Journal
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