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Author Guidelines


  1. Submission of articles is welcome at any time.  Articles should relevance to the journal. Authors interested in submitting a paper should send the article using an online submission via email. 
  2. Papers are original work and have not been and will be published elsewhere.  All papers will be peer reviewed.  The editors have final decision on publication all submission papers.  Papers on acceptance become the copyright of the journal.

Preparation of the Manuscript

  1. JoRI accept research and conceptual papers and review article. 
  2. All papers should adhere to dynamic of rural Indonesia and other developing countries
  3. Manuscript should be typed double space, on A4 size paper using Times New Roman (font 12) and not be more than 20 pages
  4. Research or Original articles should be organize in following order:
  5. Title (clear, descriptive, and concise)
  6. Name of author
  7. Complete postal address of affiliation
  8. Email address of the authors
  9. Abstract
  10. Keywords: 3 to 5 items
  11. Introduction
  12. Research methods
  13. Result and discussion
  14. Conclusion
  15. References
  16. Acknowledgements and additional information concerning research grants
    1.  Review Article  should be organize in following order:
    2. Title (clear, descriptive, and concise)
    3. Name of author
    4. Complete postal address of affiliation
    5. Email address of the authors
    6. Introduction
    7. Discussion
    8. Conclusion
    9. References


Research or original articles should not exceed 20 pages or 22,000 characters,  include illustration, tables, and references.


Abstract should be clear, descriptive, and not longer than 300 characters.  It should provide a brief introduction to the problem and a statement about the methods used in the study.  This should be followed by a brief summary of result, including any important numerical data.


Please include relevant keywords in the manuscript.


All tables should be placed and typewritten the text, not as appendix.  Large tables should be avoided. All tables should have a brief self-explanatory title and numbered accordingly.


Figures should be numbered accordingly, and reference should be made in the text. 


All publication cited in the text should be presented in a list of references. The list should be presented at the end of manuscript.  JRI uses APA system.  Use the following system for arranging your references:

  1. For periodicals:

Stam, K. R., Clark, F., and Eblacas, P.R. (2000).  Mass Communication and Public Understanding of Environmental Problems: the Case of Global Warming.  Public  Understanding of Science (9), 219 – 137.

  1. For books:

Brockington, D. (2002). Fortress Conservation: The Preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania. Indiana University Press, Indiana.

  1. For Journal:

Cernea, M. (1997). The Risks and Reconstruction Model for Resettling Displaced Populations. World Development, Vol. 25, No. 10, pp. 1569-1587.

  1. From online resources:

Sunderlin, W. (1999). The Effects of Economic Crisis and Political Change on Indonesia’s Forest Section, 1997-1999.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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