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1. The social economy as a factor of economic development and resilience of population in rural areas. a study of mediating effects in Castilla-La Mancha (Spain).

Depopulation is a serious problem facing developed countries, among them Spain. It is especially severe in rural areas, where some vicious circles emerge, nourished by reduced infrastructures and services, deteriorated quality of life, the low inflow of new inhabitants, low local development and an ...

Author(s) : Carchano, M.; Carrasco, I.; Castillo, S.; García-Cortijo, M. C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.135

2. The evaluation framework in the new CAP 2023-2027: a reflection in the light of lessons learned from rural development.

The new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) proposal includes few improvements compared to previous programming periods which may reinforce future evaluation, but we can also observe elements that may weaken the assessment, with the risk of repeating past failures. The objective of this essay is to...

Author(s) : Cagliero, R.; Licciardo, F.; Legnini, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.92

3. Distributed rural proofing - an essential tool for the future of rural development?

Current rural proofing models are criticised for the inability to perceive detailed and varying local circumstances and the inability to pay attention to dynamics, to changing circumstances and the potential for change. The concept of rural proofing is discussed in this article, along with examples ...

Author(s) : Nordberg, K.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.141-162 ref.33

4. Coordination of village plans and municipal rural and health policies - can low-hanging fruit be picked?

This paper analyses how, and the extent to which, village plans and municipal rural and health policies have been coordinated in three Danish rural case locations. We applied a qualitative design through a document analysis of plans and policies as well as interviews in villages - with municipal...

Author(s) : Thuesen, A. A.; Andersen, P. T.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.190-211

5. Authorities as enablers in rural business support policy regime - case-study Finland.

This article focuses on rural business support as a policy regime of the second pillar of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). We examine the relationships present in the regime to find out how authorities become enablers in the entrepreneurship promotion process. A rural business support regime...

Author(s) : Kujala, P.; Virkkala, S.; Lähdesmäki, M.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Sociologia Ruralis 2021 Vol.61 No.1 pp.212-233 ref.many

6. Social mobilisation, community engagement and the power of elites in rural development.

This paper presents an analysis of social mobilisation and community engagement in contexts where traditional relations of power are elite-based and exclusionary. Informed by contemporary critiques of community development, it takes the Pakistan-based Rural Support Programme Network's (RSPN)...

Author(s) : Khan, S.; Short, P.

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Development in Practice 2021 Vol.31 No.2 pp.238-247 ref.17

7. Cocoa, conservation and tourism: Grande Riviere, Trinidad.

This chapter focuses on the village of Grande Riviere, in north-east Trinidad. After a brief summary of its history, and its socio-economic characteristics in the early 1970s, the main focus is the village as it was three decades later, especially tourism and its impact on community life. The...

Author(s) : Harrison, D.

Book chapter : Tourism, tradition and culture: a reflection on their role in development 2021 pp.177-193 ref.many

8. Availability and spatial inequality of rural infrastructure in Jungle Mahal blocks of Purulia District, India.

Rural infrastructure is fundamental and central to the concept of quality of life as well as human development. The major characteristic of regional development is the constant widening of regional disparity in India after different plan period. Various Finance Commissions and Planning Commissions...

Author(s) : Patra, U. K.; Suman Paul

Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Journal of Land and Rural Studies 2021 Vol.9 No.2 pp.309-328 ref.37

9. Civic universities and bottom-up approaches to boost local development of rural areas: the case of the university of Macerata.

The aim of this paper is to provide a review of the main roles HEIs can play in rural areas. A longitudinal case study about the civic engagement of the University of Macerata - UNIMC (Italy) is presented, by assessing its attempt to fulfil its third and fourth mission through the application of...

Author(s) : Sabrina, T.; Alessio, C.; Chiara, A.; Gigliola, P.; Concetta, F.; Federica, B.; Paolo, P.

Publisher : SpringerOpen, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : Agricultural and Food Economics 2021 Vol.9 No.15 ref.52

10. Designing a sustainable rural livelihood paradigm with emphasis on the human geography.

This research has been done with the aim of designing a sustainable livelihood model with the cooperative village approach using the grounded theory method. The present study is a qualitative research. The study sample includes 30 experts, managers and experts in the field of cooperation throughout ...

Author(s) : Mohammadi, A.; Naajafabadi, M. O.; Poursaeed, A.

Publisher : University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Journal of Rural Research 2021 Vol.12 No.1 pp.194-209 ref.41

11. Rethinking urbanization: a transit-information-communication-technology-oriented development path for the developing countries and post-industrial towns.

This study explores a new path of urbanization to enhance the conventional economy-led urban development practice by conducting an urban quality of life (Uqol) survey. It analyzes the Uqol evaluation gap caused by demographic attributes between developing countries, developed countries, and...

Author(s) : Lam, S.; Li Heng; Yu, A. W.

Publisher : Department of Geography Education, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia

Journal article : Geosfera Indonesia 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.1-19 ref.45

12. The potential for innovative and smart rural development in the peripheral regions of eastern Poland.

Peripheral regions exist in most European countries, and in the countries of the European Union they have been supported for many years by the Community's Cohesion Policy, which aims at reducing development disparities between the Member States and regions within individual countries. In Poland,...

Author(s) : Adamowicz, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Agriculture 2021 Vol.11 No.3 ref.76

13. Preference heterogeneity and payment willingness within rural households' participation in rural human settlement improvement.

Increasing concerns about rural human settlement improvement are of great significance in promoting the construction of ecological civilization in China. Rural households are direct beneficiaries and important participants of rural human settlement improvement, and their preferences regarding rural ...

Author(s) : Wang WenXiong; Gong HuiLing; Yao LiuYang; Yu LiHong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.312

14. Sustainable mobility and the institutional lock-in: the example of rural France.

Sustainable mobility issues in rural areas, compared with urban mobility issues, have so far been poorly covered in the French and European public debate. However, local mobility issues are determining factors in territorial inequalities, regional development and ecological transition. This paper...

Author(s) : Flipo, A.; Sallustio, M.; Ortar, N.; Senil, N.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.4 ref.110

15. Sustainable geographical changes in rural areas: key paths, orientations and limits.

Rural differentiation processes have formed the backbone of rural studies. Owing to the strength of rural-urban and local-global relationships, the theoretical approaches to rural restructuring in the Anglo-Saxon world and new rurality in Latin America only have a limited capacity to explain...

Author(s) : Paniagua, A.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.4 ref.101

16. A place-based pedagogical action study to enrich rural sustainability: knowledge ties of national Taiwan university's 10-year partnership with pinglin.

This study focuses on the loss of youth and talent as one of the most pressing social justice issues leading to unsustainable and inequitable development in rural communities. With the backdrop of the rapid decline in the young rural population and loss of local tacit knowledge, we question how to...

Author(s) : Chang Elijah [Chang, E. S.]; Kuo MingYang

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.5 ref.37

17. Empirical analysis on the performance of rural credit cooperative's shareholding reform based on the rationale of isomorphic incentive compatibility.

Rural economic development helps reduce the income inequality in China. Existing studies show the positive effects of rural reforms, however, whether the rural credit cooperative's shareholding reform promotes rural economic development and whether effects are exerted through the synergism between...

Author(s) : Hu Yue; Lu SiWei; Zhang HuiYuan; Liu GuiBo; Peng JiangAng

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.5 ref.107

18. Recounting the empowerment of women in rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal from information and knowledge in the fourth industrial revolution era.

The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) marks the new, advanced era of development in humankind, and globally countries are in the process of ensuring their citizenry's readiness. In South Africa, various govern-mental departments, organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and non-profit...

Author(s) : Jiyane, G.

Publisher : De Gruyter Saur, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Services 2021 Vol.71 No.1 pp.41-50

19. Investigating the relationship between psychological and demographic characteristics and social laziness of rural youth in Ilam province of Iran.

This study aimed at investigating the relationship between personal characteristics and social laziness of rural youth in Ilam province of Iran. The methodology of the study was descriptive-correlational and its statistical population included the rural youth of the province (62786 persons). Based...

Author(s) : Poormoradi, N.; Moradnezhadi, H.

Publisher : Agricultural Planning, Economics, and Rural Development Research Institute (APERDRI), Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Village and Development 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.1-20 ref.30

20. Canonical analysis of relationship between dimensions of social capital and sustainability components of pluriactive rice farmers' activity in Haraz plain watershed, Iran.

Social capital is seen as the cornerstone of the endogenous development of a society in general and rural society in particular. Accordingly, the purpose of the present study was to investigate the canonical correlation between social capital dimensions and sustainability components of pluriactive...

Author(s) : Moumenihelali, H.; Sadighi, H.; Abbasi, E.

Publisher : Agricultural Planning, Economics, and Rural Development Research Institute (APERDRI), Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Village and Development 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.81-104 ref.50

21. Explaining the evaluation model of organizational ethics in ministry of agriculture-jahad with emphasis on rural development in Iran.

As indicated by some studies, organizational ethics has a tangible weakness in government departments of Iran. Some experts, with emphasis on macro levels, highlight the macro-economic, social and cultural variables while others, focusing on intermediate and micro levels, tend to point out the...

Author(s) : Bavil, L. S.; Vedadi, A.; Kashani, F. H.

Publisher : Agricultural Planning, Economics, and Rural Development Research Institute (APERDRI), Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Village and Development 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.105-134 ref.46

22. Demonstration of the integrated rural energy planning framework for sustainable energy development in low-income countries: case studies of rural communities in Nigeria.

With the vast rural population, the availability of locational renewable energy resources and limited finances in low-income (developing) countries, there is the need for an integrated and holistic energy planning framework to unlock their potential for achieving energy-based economic development....

Author(s) : Ugwoke, B.; Sulemanu, S.; Corgnati, S. P.; Leone, P.; Pearce, J. M.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2021 Vol.144

23. Accessibility of rural life space on the Jianghan Plain, China: the role of livelihood.

This article aims to contribute to the relationship between accessibility of rural life space and rural livelihood capital and transitions in rural central China. Employing data produced from a household survey, we developed a composite index for accessibility of rural life space incorporating...

Author(s) : Zhuo RongRong; Rosenberg, M.; Yu Bin; Guo XinWei; Wang MingJie

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.3 ref.94

24. Rural destination revitalization in China: applying evolutionary economic geography in tourism governance.

Tourism is considered a way to mitigate adjustments in the regional industrial structure. Three cases in this study illustrate the importance of initial conditions and how stakeholder collaboration can mitigate these deficiencies. We proposed a new model for rural destinations in different phases,...

Author(s) : Deng AiMin; Lu JunYang; Zhao ZhengYuan

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research 2021 Vol.26 No.2 pp.215-230 ref.59

25. Caring for Indigenous data to evaluate the benefits of indigenous environmental programs.

Advances in open data, big data and data linkage allow us to analyse more data and on a larger scale than ever before. However, this brings with it the challenge of ensuring that Indigenous data sets are used in a way that protects Indigenous rights to that data and maximises benefits for...

Author(s) : Robinson, C. J.; Kong, T.; Coates, R.; Watson, I.; Stokes, C.; Pert, P.; McConnell, A.; Chen, C.

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Environmental Management 2021 Vol.68 No.2 pp.160-169 ref.57