Revamping the „Rural Worlds“ model

Brüntrup, Michael
External Publications (2016)

in: Rural 21 50 (2), 16-19


The causes, processes and policy design of structural transformation in rural areas are multifarious and complex. Discussing them with a view to informing development co-operation on appropriate action requires conceptual models that are neither too complicated nor too simplistic. Here, the “Rural Worlds” approach of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) could be a starting point.

About the author

Brüntrup, Michael

Agricultural Economy


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