traditional spoons from Bukovina

About us

Rural Development Research Platform is an informal interdisciplinary research group in rural socio-economy. The group was founded in Iași, January 2016. RDRP is the result of collaboration between the Colective of Rural Economy and the Department for Discoursive Digital Technologies of the Institute of Economic and Social Research within the Romanian Academy, Iași branch.

Main Objectives

Scientific research in socio-economy for supporting the intelligent development of the rural space 

Scientific research for developing the ecosystems of knowledge transfer in the rural socio-economy 

Scientific research for developing digital solutions of entrepreneurial advancement in the rural socio-economy 



Digital Laboratories

Digital Laboratory of Agro-economy

Short Food Supply Chains

Rural Encyclopedia

Laboratory of Toponymy

Anthrozoology Laboratory

Digital Technologies of CDI Assistance

Epistemology of Transfer Systems

Rural Visual Anthropology



The page of Rural Development Research Platform​

The page of the RDRP group.
Community: 1733

The North-East Development Region Group

Group administrated by RDRP.
Community: 6150

Rural Fairs and Events Group

Group co-administrated by RDRP.
Community: 392



Iași, T.Codrescu, No. 2


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