About Journal

The Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology (NJRS) is the official publication of the Rural Sociological Association of Nigeria (RuSAN), formerly known as Nigerian Rural Sociological Association (NRSA). The International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) of the publication is ISSN 0189 - 7543

Editorial Policy

The purpose of the Journal is to provide an avenue for fostering creativity, scholarship and scientific information in Rural Sociology, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Economics, Human Ecology and other related disciplines. Attention is focused on agricultural and rural development. Priority will therefore be given to articles on rural society. The Journal will also accept methodological, theoretical, research or applied contributions in these areas. Opportunity is open to scientists and development experts within and outside the country to submit relevant papers for publication. The journal basically follows a peer reviewed process in its assessment of manuscripts.