Original Research
The Valuation of Natural Promenades in Rural Areas (Case Study: Chehelchay Strait)

Ahmad Fattahi; Nafise Ghezelseflu; Mohammad Rezvani; Kolsoum hoseyni

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2014, Pages 1-14


  The present study aims to estimate there creational value of the forest park named Chehelchay in Golestan province in visitor viewpoints, and investigate factors affecting willingness to pay, using conditional valuation and double-choice questionnaire. For this purpose, using 183 questionnaires completed ...  Read More

Original Research
Study the Effect of Export on Employment of Agricultural Sub-Sectors in Iran

Farahnaz shahryaran; Sedighe Nabieian; Hossein Mehrani Bashar Abadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2014, Pages 15-28


  Agriculture sector is the most important part of the economy that has been considered by economists because of is having lots of production factors, include labor force. So, considering employment potential of this sector has particular importance among policy makers. In this study, using panel data, ...  Read More

Original Research
Determinant Factors of Rural Income Distribution with Special Reference to Information and Communication Technology

Hamid Sepehrdoust; Saber Zamani Shabkhaneh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2014, Pages 29-39


  The aim of this study is to evaluate the impact of information and communication technology development on economic development and income distribution of rural communities and to answer this question that whether the development of information and communication technologies in rural areas could improve ...  Read More

Original Research
Analysis of Socio-Economic Indicators of Hamedan`s Rural Areas and their Position in Rural –Urban Chain

Tahere Charkhtabian; Mousa Aazami; Karim Nadery Mahdeei

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2014, Pages 41-56


  The aim of this study is rating Hamadan`s rural areas considering rate of enjoyment of development indicators and to determine the location of studied villages in rural - Urban chain. To this end, based on data from the General Census of Population and Housing in 1385, 37 social - economic indicators ...  Read More

Original Research
Prioritizing Establishment of Agricultural Water Cooperation in Rural Areas (Case study: Salami county, Khaf City)

Hamdollah Sojasi Ghidari; Gholamreza Mahdavifar; Somaye Rajabi Janbehderaz

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2014, Pages 57-69


  Drought and poor distribution of rainfall in time and space, is inescapable reality that subject any sustainable food to correct and rational use of limited water resources of country. One way to avoid excessive withdrawal of water resources is to aware farmers and stakeholders in the region, to reduce ...  Read More

Original Research
Analyze of Tourism Development Impacts on the Development of Rural Areas (Case Study: Kesselian County)

Mohammad Sadegh Ebrahimi Koohbone; Esmaieal Izad

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2014, Pages 71-83


  Tourism development in rural areas is one of the main strategies to achieve rural development. The aim of this descriptive-analytical study is to analyze the impact of rural tourism in the socio-economic development of rural areas (Kesselian County) of Mazandaran province. Data collected using 190 questionnaires ...  Read More

Original Research
Effects of Rural ICT's Services on Rural Social Capital Components (Case Study: Godin village, Kangavar county)

Farahnaz Rostami; Vahid Aliabadi; A. Hamid Papzan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2014, Pages 85-100


  The main purpose of this study is to investigate effects of rural ICT office services on developing rural social capital. It’s a descriptive-conductive study using simple random sampling. The population society are peasants of Godin village in Kangavar county of Kermanshah province. The sample ...  Read More

Original Research
Effective Factors on Willingness to Pomegranate Insurance: The Case of Pomegranate Growers in Natanz County

Dariush Hayati; Fatemeh Haffari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2014, Pages 101-117


  The aim of this study is to investigate factors affecting pomegranate growers' tendency toward agricultural insurance in Natanz County. Sample size was 250 that were selected by Kucran formula collected by questionnaire. Questionnaire reliability was examined by Cronbach's Alpha method about 80 percent. ...  Read More