"Rural Development Strategies " is a magazine in quarterly publication and print-electronic format with open access, which is published by University of Torbat Heydarieh and in cooperation with the Iranian Rural Development Association. This journal its deals with to the important and basic topics related to Rural Development in the fields of economics of production cooperatives and agricultural consumption; marketing and trade of agricultural crops in the village; insurance of agricultural crops; agricultural extension and consumption production; rural development and agricultural policy; rural development and construction; geography and rural planning; agriculture and sustainable rural development; and other related topics. articles that are accepted for publication in this journal must not have been previously published in another journal or sent to other journals at the same time.

Financial Policies

Article Processing Charges

As University of Torbat Heydarieh has supported all of the publishing costs of Rural Development Strategies (RDS), article processing charge and any other publication fees in the journal are free for authors.

Subscription Fee

Rural Development Strategies (RDS) has published as an open access electronic journal, so all the articles are immediately available online, after reviewing process and accepting at no cost to read distribute and/or reuse.

Open Access Policies

Rural Development Strategies (RDS) is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0). Licensees may copy, distribute, display and make derivative works only if they cite the original published article.

Publication Policies

Rural Development Strategies (RDS) is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws.


Contact Address

Rural Development Strategies (RDS)

Publisher: University of Torbat Heydarieh

Website: http://rdsj.torbath.ac.ir

Email: rdsj.info@gmail.com

Editor in Chief Email:  arkarbasi2002@yahoo.com

Manager Email: torbath.journals@gmail.com