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Current Issues: 2017, Volume 32, Numbers 1-2

Two Special Issues on African Agricultural Development
Guest Editors:  Keith M. Moore and Amadou Ndiaye 

Issue Number 1

Rural Sociologists in the Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Development
    Keith M. Moore and Amadou Ndiaye

ARTICLES

Reviving Agricultural Extension for Effective Transition from Subsistence to Commercial Agriculture in Nigeria
    Adolphus Angol Naswem and Simon Ameh Ejembi

A Comparative Study Between Mozambique and Malawi Soybean Adoption Among Smallholder Farmers
    Fridah M. Mubichi

Comparative Assessment of Rural Development Programs of Selected NGOs in Plateau State, North-Central, Nigeria
     I. A. Jacobs, T. O. Olanrewaju, and P. O. Chukwudi

Implementing Multilevel Food and Nutrition Security Frameworks in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for Scaling Up Pulses in Ethiopia
    Lisa F. Clark

Coerced Agricultural Modernization: A Political Ecology Perspective of Agricultural Input Packages in South Wollo, Ethiopia
    Anne Cafer
and Sandy Rikoon

Worldviews Apart: Agricultural Extension and Ethiopian Smallholder Farmers
    Logan Cochrane

Issue Number 2

ICT Use by Smallholder Farmers in Rural Mozambique: A Case Study of Two Villages in Central Mozambique
    Kathlee Freeman and Fridah Mubichi

Effect of Mobile Telecommunication Technologies on Globalization of Nigerian Rural Areas
     O. A. Lawal-Adebowale

Livestock-Livelihood Linkages in Uganda: The Benefits for Women and Rural Households?
    Elizabeth Ransom, Carmen Bain, and Iim Halimatusa'diyah

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

Energy and the Rural Sociological Imagination
    Thomas M. Beckley

Community, Regional Identity, and Civic Agriculture: A Structural Ritualization Analysis of Rural Online Farmers' Market Sellers
    Jason S. Ulsperger and Kristen Ulsperger

Heterogeneity of Rural Consumer Perceptions of Health Service Access Across Four Regions of Victoria
     Daniel Terry, Kaye Ervin, Alan Crouch, Kristen Glenister, and Lisa Bourke

The Journal of Rural Social Sciences (JRSS) disseminates research on rural issues inclusive of a broad range of disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies. JRSS is refereed and published in open access online format.

ISSN: 2151-4178

SCOPE: The Journal of Rural Social Sciences (JRSS), formerly Southern Rural Sociology (SRS), is designed to disseminate research on rural issues inclusive of a broad range of disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies. JRSS is refereed and published in open access online format. JRSS is international and interdisciplinary in scope and content. JRSS welcomes original submissions from disciplines and specialty areas including, but not limited to: Rural Sociology; Agricultural Economics; Natural Resource Sociology; Demography and Immigration; Community Sociology; Sociology of Agrifood; Rural Health; Agricultural Education; Cultural Anthropology; Cultural Geography; Rural Policy, and Rural History. JRSS also welcomes proposals for guest-edited special volumes.

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