Research for Rural Development 2024

30th Annual International Scientific Conference "Research for Rural Development 2024" will be held in Jelgava, May 15–16, 2024.

Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia

The Conference web site provides a wide range of other useful guidance regarding the Conference, including many practical details and important information about visas, more information about travelling to Jelgava.

It is with great delight that we welcome you to the 30th Annual International Scientific Conference "Research for Rural Development 2024" here at the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies. We believe that the conference will offer an excellent opportunity to exchange information and to discuss future trends between experienced and new researchers.

It is proposed to invite contributions in Knowledge-Intensive Bioeconomy research fields:
Life Sciences: Sustainable and climate-smart research and management of natural resources (include agricultural sciences (crop production, animal breeding); veterinary medicine; food safety; forestry  etc.)
Engineering Sciences: Technologies and innovations for sustainable and climate-neutral resource management (include agricultural engineering; rural engineering; environmental engineering and landscape architecture;  water management; food science;  information and communication technologies;  wood processing etc.)
Social Sciences: Research and administration for sustainable bio-economy and smart spatial development (include agrarian economics, regional development, land use planning; education etc.).

Exclusion of Russian Federation and Belarus from collaboration with LBTU. The war of Russian Federation against Ukraine and threatening of many other countries, as well as supportive actions of the war by Republic of Belarus are unacceptable by international democratic communities. Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies has terminated collaboration with any Russian and Belarussian institutions and their academical and scientifical staff.

Please, note that you are strongly advised to find out how to apply for visa in your home country and then to apply for a visa to enter Latvia as early as possible. See the web site for further details.


The organizers will not accept any liability for personal injuries, not for loss of or damage to personal belongings. Please check the validity of your personal insurance.


The currency in Latvia is the euros (EUR).

Letter of Invitation

Upon request, the Conference office will send a personal invitation to participate in the conference. This invitation is meant to help the participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa, and does not represent a commitment on the part of organizers to provide any financial support.