Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Masters series invites papers from a broad view of rural comparatives, across all disciplines with interest in rural and regional economic development and capacity building. The context of the papers relates to issues pertaining to countries like Canada, Australia, United States, Italy and other member countries of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development). This series promotes the exchange of ideas about rural policy and development issues, opportunities and practices.


*        Human resource capacity building

*        Rural natural resource management

*        Rural governance (Leadership, organisational structures)

*        Rural economy

*        Rural social systems

*        Rural infrastructure development and services

*        Rural community planning


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Papers submitted would be reviewed by the editorial board and successful authors would be contacted to make necessary changes before papers are finally published.

Evaluation of papers will be based on originality, methodology, coherence of analysis, and relevance to the field of scholarly publishing.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.