Rural Research Centres



Canadian Rural Research Network (CRRN)
Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation
New Rural Economy Research Project (Concordia University)
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Government of Canada)

British Columbia

Centre for Rural Sustainability
Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute
Rural Health Services Research Network of BC (RHSRNbc)
Regional Innovation Research Chair for Rural Economic Development (Selkirk College)


Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN)
Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ACSRC)


Canadian Rural Health Research Society (CRHRS)


Rural Development Institute (Brandon University)


Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (Laurentian University)
Rural Ontario Institute (ROI)
Rural Planning & Development (University of Guelph)
Rural Women Making Change (University of Guelph)


Centre de Researche sur le Developpement Territorial (Universite du Quebec a Rimouski)


North Atlantic Forum 2011 (NAF2015)

Nova Scotia

Coastal Communities Network
Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia
Rural Research Centre (Dalhousie University)

New Brunswick

RURAL Centre (UNB)

Prince Edward Island

Rural Action Centre


United States of America

Carsey Institute (University of New Hampshire)
Center for Rural Studies (University of Vermont)
Community and Rural Development Institute (Cornell University)
Foundation for Rural Service
Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (Western Illinois University)
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (Michigan State University)
Rural Health Information Hub
Rural Policy Research Institute (Iowa State University, the University of Missouri, and the University of Nebraska)
The Rural Life Center (Kenyon College)
Western Rural Development Center

United Kingdom

Campaign to Protect Rural England (UK)
Centre for Rural Economy (Newcastle University)
Centre for Rural Policy Research (University of Exeter)
Rural Development Initiatives (UK)
Rural Services Network (UK)