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ISERD (International Society of Environmental and Rural Development) official journal IJERD

International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development

Aims and Scope:

The International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, IJERD, is an interdisciplinary journal concerning environmental and rural development research in the education for sustainable development, ESD. The IJERD is devoted to publishing peer-reviewed research article, review article and technical report in the fields of environmental and rural development, such as education for sustainable rural development, rural development, environmental management or agricultural systems. Every article or report in IJERD must be accepted by at least 2 reviewers and an editorial member. The aims of IJERD are to publish the latest research development and achievements, to strengthen education systems, to promote cooperation in environmental and rural development and to contribute to the progress in sustainable development. The editorial board of this journal covers a variety of scientific disciplines.


IJERD is now indexed in some major databases such as EBSCO, J-STAGE, Google Scholar, CABI, etc. in the field of environmental and rural development. These databases have official linkage with following other databases.


> AGRICOLA, Web of Science, Anthro Source, ABSEES, ATLA Religion Database, Biological Abstracts, etc. (see the list linked with EBSCO)


> Scopus, ExLibris primo, PubMed, Crossref, Summon, etc. (see the list linked with J-STAGE)

Google Scholar




DOI number is attached from Vol. 8, 2018 ( By 2030 every manuscript in IJERD published will have DOI number.


Editor in Chief:

Prof. Dr. Machito Mihara

Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan

Institute of Environmental Rehabilitation and Conservation, Japan


Editorial Section in ISERD Secretariat and Publication:

Research Center,

Institute of Environmental Rehabilitation and Conservation (ERECON)

2987-1 Onoji Machida-Shi, Tokyo 195-0064, Japan

Tel/Fax: +81-42736-8972