African Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development

Aims and Scope

African Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development is a leading peer-reviewed journal, providing a forum for research into agricultural economics and rural development as well as related disciplines such as statistics, marketing, business management, politics, history and sociology, and their application to issues in the agricultural, food, and related industries; rural communities, and the environment.

The journal covers all facets of the economics of developing countries such as:

  • Debt bondage
  • Ethnicity
  • Extension services
  • Immigration
  • Labor economics
  • Land redistribution
  • Rural community development
  • Rural economics
  • Rural education
  • Rural electrification
  • Rural geography
  • Rural management
  • Rural politics
  • Rural wealth/poverty
  • Rural sociology


Published articles either deal with new developments in research and methods of analysis, or apply existing methods and techniques to new problems and situations which are of general interest to the Journal’s international readership.


Agricultural economics, rural development, agriculture, resource economics, technical efficiency, contingent valuation, willingness to pay, consumer behaviour, switching regression, choice experiments, revealed preference, stated preference.