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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.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • The available URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The ORCID identifier (in user account settings) has been added
  • The paper does not infringe on the copyrights of other individuals.
  • The Authors transfer to the Publisher, automatically and free of charge, the entire copyright and related rights to publish and distribute the sent materials. They transfer these rights on condition that the manuscript has been accepted for publication and subsequently published.
  • The Authors hereby declare that they will not present this manuscript for publication anywhere or in any language without previous written consent by the acquirer of the copyright, i.e. the Publisher,
  • The Authors declare to transfer to the Publisher, automatically and free of charge, the entire copyright and related rights to publish and distribute the sent materials on condition that this manuscript has been accepted for publication and subsequently published.

 Submission Preparation Checklist

The submitting author, who is generally the corresponding author, is responsible for the manuscript during the submission and peer-review process. The submitting author must ensure that all eligible co-authors have been included in the author list and that they have all read and approved the submitted version of the manuscript. Before submitting the paper please:

  • read the Aims & Scope to gain an overview and assess if your manuscript is suitable for this journal;
  • make sure that issues about publication ethics, research ethics, copyright, authorship, figure formats, data and references format have been appropriately considered;
  • ensure that all authors have approved the content of the submitted manuscript.

General article requirements and technical text preparation

  • Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development is the open access and non-profit enterprise. There are no submission fees, publication fees or page charges for this journal.
  • Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development publishes articles solely in English.
  • The length of articles should not exceed 12 printed pages of the A4 format, including graphics and tables.
  • Text should be typed using Times New Roman 12 pts font and 1.5 interline spacing. Text fragments can be distinguished using italics or bold type. However, letters, words or sentences must not be underlined.
  • Figures, photographs, charts (in grayscale) and tables should be numbered consecutively. The size of a figure must not exceed the B5 format (12.5 × 19.5 cm). Figures and tables can be placed near their reference in the basic text.

Article layout

This journal uses double-blind review, which means the identities of the authors are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa. To facilitate this, please include the following separately.

Title page

  • Title of article
  • Author’s name (first name and surname) and first author’s ORCID number
  • Name of scientific institution (affiliation)
  • Acknowledgements. If applicable, collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references. List here those individuals and/or organisations that provided help, including financial support, during the research.
  • Conflicts of Interest statement:All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work. If there is no conflict of interest, please state "The authors declare no conflict of interest."
  • Source of financing- Please provide information about the source of financing of the manuscript.
  • Authors’ contributions to the paper (See Duties of Authors).

Main text

Please remove any identifying information, such as authors' names or affiliations, from the main text before submission.

  • Title of article
  • Abstract (max. 200 words) – structured abstract is applied. It refers to all consecutive sections of the article, i.e.  introduction, research materials and methods used in the article and contains the most significant research findings and conclusions.
  • Key words (max. 6)
  • Main text should contain: Introduction, Material and methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, References, Tables and figures. Please download (Example-tutaj link) for more detailed description of the requested sections. Full legend describing the figure and explaining all the symbols used must be pasted below respective figures. An excess of headings and subheadings should be avoided. Only generic and specific names should be set in italics.|
    Any issue not covered by the present instruction should be resolved based on the APA system and the scientific style and format. The CBE manual for authors, editors, and publishers [1994, Cambridge Univ. Press].
  • References
    When making reference to other authors’ publications, the name and year must be provided in parentheses in chronological order (Kowalski 2005, Nowak 2007) or ... according to Kowalski (2005). References must be listed in alphabetical order under the APA standards (, in the form given below:

Finney, J. (1970). Time and again. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Edited book
Franks, A. (Ed.). (2005). Margaret Sanger's eugenic legacy: The control of female fertility. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Lawrence, J. A., Dodds, A. E. (2003). Goal-directed activities and life-span development. In J. Valsiner, K. Connolly (Eds.), Handbook of developmental psychology (pp. 517–533). London, England: Sage Publications.

Journal article
Nevin, A. (1990). The changing of teacher education special education. TESE, 13(3-4), 147-148.

Freakonomics (2010). E-ZPass is a life-saver (literally) [Blog post]. Retrieved from:

If no author:
All 33 Chile miners freed in flawless rescue (2010). Retrieved from:

Legal reference
Private Education Act, Rev. ed. Cap 247A (2011).

Note. All titles must be original (e.g. Polish, Latvian) and translated into English.
DOI number (digital object identifier) for all references is required (if exist).

Using the following template (link do Example) will substantially shorten the time to complete copy-editing and publication of accepted manuscripts.