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. 1 (2023): Rural Planning Journal
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Published: 30-06-2023


  • Smallholder farmers’ Resilience Capacity to Climate Change Shocks at Kikombo ward in Dodoma Region

    Wenseslaus G. Marko, Gemma D. Mafwolo, Omari B. Mzirai, Mihayo M. Maguta (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/yce66628
  • Participation in School Committees in Monitoring Primary School Projects in the Nyang’hwale District in Tanzania

    Zacharia S. Masanyiwa, Berine R. Magaria , Nzoja E. Shauri (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/kykk3z52
  • Economic Analysis of Factors Affecting Maize Production in Tanzania: Time Series Analysis

    Abel F. Moshi, Maguja Y. Nestory, Bernard B. Mlilile (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/vzvysz15
  • Determinants of Living Arrangements of Older Persons in Rural Areas of Kasulu District in Tanzania

    Tiberio R. Mdendemi, Innocent F. Mpeta, Amani J. Mkelenga, Laura Macha (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/5k4xec35
  • Factors Affecting Night Market Traders’ Performance in Tanzania: A Case of Forodhani Night Market in Unguja

    Ester Ugulumu, Maguja Yohana Nestory , Oscar Mpasa (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/wm4dz957
  • Private Sector Participation in Local Government Planning and Budgeting Processes: Experiences from Makete and Njombe Districts Councils

    Berine R. Magaria, Zacharia S. Masanyiwa, Nzoja E. Shauri (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/y4cj5756
  • Determinants of Multidimensional Poverty in Rural Tanzania

    Geofrey M. Charles, Sixtus M. Otieno, Magreth A. Kimaro, Elisante Heriel, Tuntufye G. Mwakasisi, John G. Mganga (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/kavham44
  • The Risk Management Practices and Organisational Performance in Public Institutions: A Case of DUWASA and TANESCO in Dodoma

    Maguja Yohana Nestory, Ester Ugulumu, Oscar Mpasa (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/gqcc5138
  • Determinants of Tax Productivity Performance in Tanzania: A Time Series Analysis

    Mohamed Awadh, Nicholaus Ngowi , Anicet Rwezaula (Author)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.59557/0373gw62
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