Dr. Anatoly Shamin,

Rector of Nizhny Novgorod State Engineering and Economic University

Dear students, graduate students, researchers, academics and specialists!

On the behalf of the Organizing Committee I kindly invite you to participate in the International Conference “Sustainable Development of Rural Areas (SDRA-2022)” held on 4-5 March 2022 in Nizhny Novgorod State Engineering and Economic University, Knyaginino, Russia.

We gather together to share our research in the field of agricultural engineering and economic sciences for the sustainable development of rural areas in order to summarize the experience of developers abroad. This is a good opportunity to learn more about innovative projects, large-scale scientific developments, and research and to discuss topical problems of sustainable development of rural areas and to form a scientific vision of the prospects for their solution.

Along with this, young researchers can discuss their works with experienced scientists, receive qualified advices and find collaborators in their research activities.

We expect the participants from Moldova, Portugal, Serbia, German, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Belarus and Russia.

I look forward to seeing you on the conference.



Section 1. Agro-industrial Complex (agro-industrial resource markets; agricultural machinery and, technical service; electrification and automation of production; rural transportation; technical and biological systems; ecology; labor economics; agricultural land market; competitiveness of agricultural producers; business processes in agriculture; investments and innovations in agriculture; pricing in agriculture; agrarian policy and state support of rural industries; personal subsidiary farms; agricultural cooperation; development of peasant farms and rural individual entrepreneurs; sustainable development of rural areas; social infrastructure in agricultural sector).

Section 2. Rural Economy and Development (challenges and opportunities in rural regions;  rural infrastructure; socio-economic challenges in rural organizations; regional and local markets prospects; ensuring the economic unity; regional economic policy; economy and federal relations; local self-government; inter-municipal cooperation; legal regimes of local development; effectiveness of local economic policy; prospects of regional economic systems labor protection).

Section 3. Rural Service Network (rural service market; small and medium-sized rural entrepreneurs; resource potential of rural service; rural business processes at enterprises; forecasting rural service; pricing in rural service industries; competitiveness of rural service producers; development of public service sector; economics of rural education; rural communication and telecommunications industries; regulation and support of rural service development; socio-economic efficiency of public services; ensuring the competitiveness of enterprises in rural service).

Conference venue:

Knyaginino, st. Oktyabrskaya, 22a, Nizhny Novgorod State Engineering and Economic University


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As a result of the conference, a collection of abstracts will be published in English and a collection of articles with Scopus indexing also in English.


Geography of participants:

Conference speakers – reporters working in various fields of science from Russia, Moldova, Serbia, Poland, Germany, Kazakhstan.


Participants are invited to submit their work for publication in the journal indexed in Scopus. Information will be available shortly.

*Full-time participation in the conference


Important dates:

Date of the international conference March 4-5

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