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Rural Development Abstracts

Rural Development Abstracts

"Rural Development Abstracts brings you the latest information on rural development in developing countries from environmental management to technical progress, poverty and women's studies."

Rural Development Abstracts is an online bibliographic and abstracts database of internationally published research on rural development.

Rural Development Abstracts is an online bibliographic and abstracts database of internationally published research on rural development.

Rural Development Abstracts brings you the latest information on rural development in developing countries from environmental management to technical progress, poverty and women's studies. Coverage includes policy and development, land reform, employment, land and water resources, biotechnology, microfinance, education and extension, health and nutrition.

Each week the online version of Rural Development Abstracts delivers all the new highly-targeted, searchable summaries covering key English and foreign language journal articles, reports, conferences and books about rural development.

Created and indexed by subject specialists Rural Development Abstracts provides access to these abstracts alongside comprehensive indexing and classification codes. It includes a fully searchable backfile to 1973 of over 200,000 abstracts with approximately 15,000 new records added each year.

Rural Development Abstracts is also available quarterly in print with approximately 2,500 new records added each year.

CAB Direct (CABI's own platform)

All aspects of rural development in developing countries:
Agricultural development and land issues
    • - cooperatives
    • - farming systems
    - land ownership
  • - land reform
    • - tenure
 
Education, extension and research
    • - agricultural extension services
    • - diffusion of information and pilot/demonstration farms
          • - higher education and training in agriculture and vocational training
        - indigenous knowledge
      - innovation adoption
    • - literacy programmes
  • - national and regional agricultural and rural research policy and planning
    • - participatory extension
  •  

Employment and income
  • - female and migrant labour
    • - income distribution
    • - labour market
      • - poverty alleviation
      - social security
    • - trends in income
    • - wages and remuneration
      • - working conditions

 

Finance, investment and credit
    For the agricultural sector and rural enterprises. Includes:
    • - banks and other financial institutions
    - credit
  • - loans
  • - microfinance
    • - support measures

Food policy and food security
      • - famine
      - food aid
    - food policy
  • - food security
  • - hunger and nutritional studies
    • - theoretical and country models
 
Human situation and Rural Sociology
  • - demography
    • - grassroots organizations
    - fertility and mortality
  • - participation
    • - refugees
    • - rural/urban relations and migration
    - self help
      • - social anthropology (e.g. social structure; leadership; social aspects of villages, ethnic groups, peasantry; social conditions; marriage and families)
      - social cultural and political issues
    • - social development theory
      • - sociology and social policy of rural areas
    - state of the subject
  • - women's studies
  •  
Marketing and distribution

 

Natural resource management (biodiversity, land, water, fisheries and forestry) 

        • - aquaculture
        - biodiversity and wildlife management and conservation
      • - biomass utilization
      - degradation
    - environmental impact assessment (e.g. of land use, climate change)
    • - fisheries policy and management
  • - flood mitigation
  • - forest economics (social and community forestry)
          • - irrigation and drainage
            • - land use and management
          - natural resource utilization and management
        - protection and management
      • - sustainability
      - water resource management
    • - water supply and demand
 
Public services
        • - bilateral and multilateral aid and organizations
        - disease control and prevention
      - child care
    - communication (telecommunication, mass media etc.)
        • - emergency relief and food aid
        - family planning
      - government issues (decentralization, panchayats etc.)
    - health care
  • - health services
    • - hygiene and sanitation
    • - impact of hunger and famine
    - medical services
    • - NGOs
    - nutritional state and surveys of the rural population

 

Rural industries
  • - handicrafts
  • - manufacturing
  • - service sector
  • - tourism development
 
Rural policy and development
    • - energy (rural electrification, solar energy, cooking stoves; biomass etc.))
    • - development studies
    • - models
    - regional development and planning
  • - rural development policy
  • - rural economy
  • - rural services
  • - rural infrastructure (including settlement and colonization; resettlement; rural housing; rural transport services (roads, rail and waterways)
  • - theory
  • - surveys and methodology
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Updates to the below Serials Cited list are produced monthly. Designation of Open Access publications are currently available in the downloadable version.

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Title ISSN
International Journal of Veterinary Science 2304-3075
International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine 2314-4599