UNCRD provides a wealth of information and publications on local and regional development in developed, developing, and transitional economies. Its publications inform scholars, policymakers, and practitioners of the results of its research, training, and supportive programmes.

UNCRD publishes three categories of publications:

Informational Materials
UNCRD Annual Report (English and Japanese)
UNCRD Highlights (Japanese edition of the Newsletter)

Regional Development Dialogue (RDD)
(semiannual util RDD, Vol. 34, 2013 and annual* from Vol. 35, 2014, a policy-oriented journal)
RDD Revised Publication Schedule
*Following the release of the UNCRD journal, RDD, (Vol. 35, 2014), we are planning to publish this journal on an annual basis.
The resulting schedule for publication will be as follows:
  • RDD, Vol. 35, 2014 (Theme: Urban-Rural Linkages in Support to the New Urban Agenda) Scheduled for publication around early 2016; subscription invoices will be sent to subscribers around end of 2015/early 2016.
  • RDD, Vol. 36, 2015 (UNCRD's 45th commemorative issue). Scheduled for publication around end of 2016/early 2017; subscription invoices will be sent to subscribers around end of 2016.
  • RDD, Vol. 37, 2016 (tbc)
  • RDD, Vol. 38, 2017 (tbc)
  • Note: The schedule is subject to change.

Regional Development Studies (RDS)*
(an academic refereed journal)
Available US$20 for developed countries; and US$15 for developing countries
* RDS is suspended for publication by the release of Vol. 16 (2012) until further notice.

UNCRD Publications Series
Research reports, textbooks, and training materials.
(Available on purchase order or on an exchange basis.)

UNCRD Styleguide

Authors are furthermore requested to refer to the UNCRD Styleguide (pdf) when preparing papers, which is available at the Information Material.
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