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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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Title ISSN
SA Fruit Journal 1683-4577
SAARC Journal of Agriculture 1682-8348
SAARC Journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Diseases and HIV/AIDS 1818-9741
SABRAO Journal of Breeding and Genetics 1029-7073
Safety Science 0925-7535
Saffron Agronomy and Technology 2383-1529
Saglik Bilimleri Tip Dergisi, Firat Üniversitesi 1308-9315
Saglik Bilimleri Veteriner Dergisi, Firat Üniversitesi 1308-9323
SaharaJ: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS 1729-0376
Sains Malaysiana 0126-6039
SAJCC - Southern African Journal of Critical Care 1562-8264
SAJCN - South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition 1607-0658
SAJOG - South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 0038-2329
Sakharnaya Svekla 0036-3359
Salud Pública de México 0036-3634
Salud Uninorte 0120-5552
Salud, Arte y Cuidado 1856-9528
Salusvita 0101-9910
Salute e Sviluppo
SAMJ - South African Medical Journal 0256-9574
Sao Paulo Medical Journal 1516-3180
Sarhad Journal of Agriculture 1016-4383
SATSA Mukhaptra Annual Technical Issue 0971-975X
Saúde Coletiva 1806-3365
Saúde e Pesquisa 1983-1870
Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology 1319-3767
Saudi Journal of Obesity 2347-2618
Saudi Medical Journal 0379-5284
Scandinavian Forest Economics 0355-032X
Scandinavian Journal of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation 0036-5513
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 0282-7581
Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 0036-5521
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 1502-2250
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 0300-9475
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 0905-7188
Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 0281-3432
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 1403-4948
Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology 0300-9742
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health 0355-3140
Scandinavian Sport Studies Forum 2000-088X
Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen 0036-7818
Science & Healthcare 2410-4280
Science & Public Policy 0302-3427
Science & Sports 0765-1597
Science & Technology Review 1000-7857
Science (Washington) 0036-8075
Science and Animal Health 2318-356X
Science and Culture 0036-8156
Science and Research Information Report - Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Science Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University 1347-0159
Science China Earth Sciences 1674-7313
Science China Life Sciences 1674-7305
Science Communication 1075-5470
Science of the Total Environment 0048-9697
Science World Journal 1597-6343
ScienceAsia 1513-1874
Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions 1674-3822
Sciences Sociales et Santé 0294-0337
Scientia Agraria 1519-1125
Scientia Agraria Paranaensis 1677-4310
Scientia Agricola 0103-9016
Scientia Agricultura Sinica 0578-1752
Scientia Forestalis 1413-9324
Scientia Horticulturae 0304-4238
Scientia Parasitologica 1582-1366
Scientia Pharmaceutica 0036-8709
Scientia Silvae Sinicae 1001-7488
Scientific Bulletin. Series F. Biotechnologies 2285-1364
Scientific Journal of King Faisal University (Basic and Applied Sciences) 1658-0311
Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 1560-652X
Scientific Papers - Series A, Agronomy 2285-5785
Scientific Papers - Series B, Horticulture 2285-5653
Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development 2284-7995
Scientific Papers, Series D. Animal Science 2285-5750
Scientific Papers, Series E - Land Reclamation, Earth Observations and Surveying, Environmental Engineering 2285-6064
Scientific Papers: Animal Science and Biotechnologies 1841-9364
Scientific Reports 2045-2322
Scientific Research and Essays 1992-2248
Scientifica 2090-908X
Scottish Geographical Journal 1470-2541
Scripta Botanica Belgica 0779-2387
Seed 1001-4705
Seed and Plant Production Journal 2008-6946
Seed Info
Seed Science and Technology 0251-0952
Seed Science Research 0960-2585
Seed Testing International 1999-5229
Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional 1808-8023
Selcuk University Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology 2147-9364
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina) 1676-546X
Semina: Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde (Londrina) 1676-5435
Semina: Ciências Sociais e Humanas (Londrina) 1676-5443
Seminars in Nephrology 0270-9295
Seminars in Perinatology 0146-0005
Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 1069-3424
Sensors 1424-8220
Serie Documentos - Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuária de Minas Gerais (EPAMIG) 0102-2164
Service Industries Journal 0264-2069
Services Marketing Quarterly 1533-2969
Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare 1877-5756
Sexual Health 1448-5028
Sexuality Research and Social Policy 1868-9884
Sexually Transmitted Diseases 0148-5717
Sexually Transmitted Infections 1368-4973
Shandong Medical Journal 1002-266X
Shanghai Land and Resources 2095-1329
Shiraz E Medical Journal 1735-1391
Sibirskij Lesnoj Zurnal / Siberian Journal of Forest Science 2311-1410
Sight and Life Magazine
Signa Vitae 1334-5605
Silpakorn University Science and Technology Journal 1905-9159
Silva Fennica 0037-5330
Sindh University Research Journal (Science Series) 1813-1743
Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 0129-7619
Singapore Medical Journal 0037-5675
Siriraj Medical Journal 0125-152X
Sistemas de Produção - Embrapa Soja 1677-8499
Sitientibus - Série Ciências Biológicas 2238-4103
SLEEP 0161-8105
Slovak Journal of Animal Science 1337-9984
Slovenian Journal of Public Health 0351-0026
Slovenský Veterinársky Casopis 1335-0099
SMAD. Revista Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool e Drogas
Small Ruminant Research 0921-4488
Small-scale Forestry 1873-7617
Smart Grid and Renewable Energy 2151-481X
Smyrna Tip Dergisi 2146-670X
Soccer and Society 1466-0970
Social Change 0049-0857
Social Indicators Research 0303-8300
Social Marketing Quarterly 1524-5004
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 0933-7954
Social Science & Medicine 0277-9536
Social Sciences in China 0252-9203
Social Studies of Science 0306-3127
Social Work in Public Health 1937-1918
Sociedade & Natureza 0103-1570
Sociedade e Estado 0102-6992
Society & Animals 1063-1119
Society & Natural Resources 0894-1920
Socio-Economic Problems and the State 2223-3822
Socioeconomics Discussion Paper Series - International Crops Reearch Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
Socio-Economics Working Paper - CIMMYT
Sociologia Ruralis 0038-0199
Sociologias 1517-4522
Sociological Methods & Research 0049-1241
Sociological Review 0038-0261
Sociology 0038-0385
Sociology of Health and Illness 0141-9889
Sociology of Sport Journal 0741-1235
Soil & Sediment Contamination 1532-0383
Soil & Tillage Research 0167-1987
Soil and Environment 2074-9546
Soil and Fertilizer Sciences in China 1002-0616
Soil Biology & Biochemistry 0038-0717
Soil Research 1838-675X
Soil Science 0038-075X
Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 0038-0768
Soil Science Society of America Journal 0361-5995
Soil Use and Management 0266-0032
Soils and Foundations 0038-0806
SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia 0217-9520
Sokoto Journal of Veterinary Sciences 1595-093X
Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology 0125-3395
South African Family Practice 2078-6190
South African Geographical Journal 0373-6245
South African Health Review 1025-1715
South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation 0379-9069
South African Journal of Agricultural Extension 0301-603X
South African Journal of Animal Science 0375-1589
South African Journal of Botany 0254-6299
South African Journal of Economics 0038-2280
South African Journal of Plant and Soil 0257-1862
South African Journal of Psychiatry 1608-9685
South African Journal of Science 0038-2353
South African Journal of Sports Medicine 2078-516X
South African Journal of Surgery 0038-2361
South Asia Economic Journal 1391-5614
South Asian Anthropologist 0257-7348
South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology 2230-9799
South China Fisheries Science 2095-0780
South East Asia Research 0967-828X
South Sudan Medical Journal 2309-4605
Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 0125-1562
Southeastern Naturalist 1528-7092
Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine 1608-9693
Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases 2312-0053
Southern Economic Journal 0038-4038
Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science 2070-2620
Southern Medical Journal 0038-4348
Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences 1001-4829
Southwestern Entomologist 0147-1724
Soybean Research 0973-1830
Soybean Science 1000-9841
Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research
Spatium 1450-569X
SPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin 1025-7497
Spore 1011-0054
Sport in History 1746-0263
Sport in Society: Cultures, Commerce, Media, Politics 1743-0437
Sport Management Review 1441-3523
Sport Psychologist 0888-4781
Sport Science 1840-3662
Sport Science Review 2066-8732
Sport Scientific and Practical Aspects 1840-4413
Sport, Business and Management 2042-678X
Sport, Education and Society 1357-3322
SportLogia 1986-6089
Sports Health 1941-7381
Sports Law eJournal 1836-1129
STAB - Açúcar, Álcool e Subprodutos 0102-1214
Staff Paper - Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Staff Paper - Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, Michigan State University
Staff Paper Series - Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
Staps: Revue Internationale des Sciences du Sport et de lÉducation Physique 0247-106X
State of Food and Agriculture 0081-4539
Statistics in Medicine 0277-6715
Storage and Process 1009-6221
Stroke 0039-2499
Studies in Agricultural Economics (Budapest) 1418-2106
Studies in Family Planning 0039-3665
Studies of Tribes and Tribals 0972-639X
Studies on Ethno-Medicine 0973-5070
Substance Abuse 0889-7077
Substance Use and Misuse 1082-6084
Sugar Crops of China 1007-2624
Sugar Industry / Zuckerindustrie 0344-8657
Sugar Journal 0039-4734
Sugar Tech 0972-1525
Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü Dergisi 1300-7688
Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal 2075-051X
Sultan Qaboos University Research Journal - Agricultural and Marine Sciences 1026-0544
Sumarski List 0373-1332
Summa, Animali da Reddito 1828-5546
Suomen Eläinlääkärilehti 0039-5501
Supply Chain Management: An International Journal 1359-8546
Supportive Care in Cancer 0941-4355
Surgery 0039-6060
Surgery Today 0941-1291
Surgical Infections 1096-2964
Sustainability 2071-1050
Sustainability Science 1862-4065
Sustainability: Science, Practice & Policy 1548-7733
Sustainable Agriculture Research 1927-050X
Sustainable Development 0968-0802
Svinovodstvo (Moskva) 0039-713X
Swine Production 1002-1957
SwissHerdbook Bulletin 1664-0586
Sylvatrop 0115-0022
Symbiosis 0334-5114
Systematic Botany 0363-6445
Systematic Reviews 2046-4053