Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JP2WD covers topics related to regional science, regional and/or rural planning, regional economics, spatial and environmental planning, regional information system, community development, and public policy. Emphasis are placed on issues related to rural development in developing and middle-income countries in Asia as the geographical focus. Rural area can be treated whether as a functional unit or as administrative entities, with scopes including but not limited to its participatory planning, institutions, economic development, natural-resources management, and rural-urban linkages.


Section Policies


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Publication Frequency

Starting Volume 1 (2017), JP2WD published three times a year: February, June and October.


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.