With this issue agriculture & rural development becomes Rural 21. The new publication combines the English a&rd and the German entwicklung & ländlicher raum (e&lr). Rural 21 will have an initial circulation of 10,000 and be read in more than 90 countries.
The content of Rural 21 is determined by the guidelines it has set for itself. The Right to Food and the Millennium Development Goals have high priority. Rural 21 seeks to inform decision-makers, development managers and specialists in the field about the interplay of factors affecting rural areas. Land and soil, energy, trade, infrastructure, health and education are among the issues.