One of RDI’s functions is disseminating research findings and applied research practices to policy-makers, researchers, rural communities, students and practitioners.

RDI is the founding publisher of the Journal of Rural and Community Development, an international, peer-reviewed academic journal. First published in 2005, the JRCD has been funded through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s Aid to Scholarly Journals program since 2011. The JRCD is found at:

A number of our publications are available electronically and in print.

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