Document Type : Original Research


1 phd candidate, agricultural development, Young Researchers and Elite club, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran

2 Graduated student, Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Tabriz University, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Development, Tabriz University, Iran


The purpose of this study is to assess the extent of tendency of the farmers towards participation in the design of land consolidation in Orzuie in 2015. The statistical population in this study is farmers in the central sector of Orzuie (N=1200). 105 of whom were selected as research samples using random simple sampling method. The main instrument in this study was a Researcher-Made questionnaire whose validity was confirmed by a group of experts and the Cranach's Alpha coefficient was used for the reliability (0.80-0.84). The data was analyzed by using the SPSS software. The results illustrated that 54% of farmers were highly inclined to participate in the design of land consolidation. The degree of their inclination was classified to be 27.6% in the average levels, and 17.2% in the low levels. Also, the result of stepwise multiple regressions analysis indicated that 60 percent variations of the inclination  of the farmers towards participation in the design of land consolidation was determined by the extent awareness of the design of land consolidation, education and number of pieces of farmland.


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