Volume 9 (2019)
Volume 8 (2018)
Volume 7 (2017)
Volume 6 (2016)
Volume 5 (2015)
Volume 4 (2014)
Volume 3 (2013)
Volume 2 (2012)
Volume 1 (2011)


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The International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development (IJAMAD), a broad-base journal, is an open access journal that was founded on two key tents: to publish the most exciting research in all area of Agricultural Management and Development. Secondly to provide the most rapid turnaround time possible for reviewing and publishing, and to disseminate the article freely for teaching and reference purposes. All papers in IJAMAD are peer-reviewed.


The International Journal of Agricultural Management & Development is published quarterly at March, June, September and December. 


In a continuous effort to disseminate the scientific findings more efficiently and to ensure quality and timely publication, all peer-reviewed reviews and articles accepted on and after June 1st, 2020 for publication in IJAMAD will carry an Article Processing Charge (APC) of 5000000 IRR made payable either by the Iranian author(s), funder(s), institution(s) or employer(s) after peer-review and before publication.

Note: for non-Iranian authors there is no any Article Processing Charge (APC)

Important Notes:

  • Authors can withdraw their papers only 7 days after submission.
  • All changes in published articles may be made only 3 days after online release.
  • Corresponding author is responsible for own paper contents and authors have to refer and cite those contents which are came from other papers thus, in case of plagiarism journal doesn’t have any responsibility.
  • Post-publication removal of articles from web site is impossible and all inquiries won’t be answered.
  • Journal does not publish multiple papers by one author in the same volume.


This journal is published in cooperation with Iranian Association of Agricultural Economic


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Original Article
1. Factors Influencing the Establishment and Development of a Commercialization System of Research Findings and Determining the Knowledge of Those Involved in the Agricultural Sector of Iran

Seyed Davood Hajimirrahimi; Majid Valadan

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 113-133

  The agricultural sector is the centerpiece of Iran's economic development and is capable of turning the nation into an industrial country. But, this requires agriculture to become knowledge-intensive whose prerequisites are the commercialization of technological achievements. The present study was carried ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Barriers of Conversion to Organic Farming in West Azarbaijan Province

Loghman Rshidpour

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 135-147

  The present study aimed to explain the barriers of conversion to organic farming in West Azarbaijan Province, Iran. To achieve the goals of the study, data were collected from both certified organic farmers and conventional farmers using a questionnaire and in-depth interviews. The sample population ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
3. Knowledge Commercialization in Agricultural Higher Education: A Two-Step Approach to Structural Equation Modeling

Masoud Ahmadinejad

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 149-166

  The purpose of this study was to analyze knowledge commercialization in agricultural higher education of Khuzestan province. To end it a survey research method was applied. Faculty members of agricultural colleges of Khuzestan province, Iran including Shahid Chamran University, Ramin Agricultural and ...  Read More

Original Article
4. A Talent Management Model in Active Knowledge-Based Companies in Agricultural Domain of Guilan Province (Case Study: Rasht City)

Saied Sehhat; Mohammad Taghi taghavifard; Reza salami; Mojtaba Afsharian

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 0-0

  The study aims at providing a model for talent management in active knowledge-based companies in agricultural domain of Guilan Province. This applied and descriptive study with a mixed research method. In the qualitative part, an in-depth semi-structured interview with 30 experts was used and also the ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
5. Investigating Challenges of agricultural knowledge and information systems (AKIS) in Iran with Delphi technique

Seyedeh Marzieh Razeghi; Hasan Sadighi; Mohammad Chizari

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 0-0

  Sustainable agricultural and rural development requires knowledge and information, skills, attitudes and technologies, which run through a network of actors to produce, distribute and use it in a particular place. The model of the Agriculture Knowledge and Information Systems (AKIS) is designed based ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Analyzing Entrepreneurial Competencies of Managers in Hamedan's Rural Women Cooperatives (RWC)

Reza Movahedi; sara jalilian

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 0-0

  The main purpose of this study was to analyze entrepreneurial competences of rural women’s cooperative managers in Hamedan province. The study used a surveying method with the questionnaire as a main tool. Data gathering was done by a sample of 105 managers. The validity of questionnaire was verified ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental policy and management
7. Presentation of an Imperialist Competitive Algorithm (ICA) Based Approach in Optimization of the Reservoir Storage for the Kahir Dam

ali Sardar Shahraki; Somayeh Emami

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 0-0

  Water scarcity, especially in Iran and during the recent droughts, emphasizes the importance of achieving an optimal operation policy for large dam reservoirs. In the last two decades, the annual optimization of dam reservoirs under the controlled conditions, as well as climatic and real conditions has ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
1. The impacts of educational and extensional methods on using renewable energy by Semnan poultry farmers

Mohsen Mohammadi; Mohammad Sadegh Sabouri; Seyed Sadjad Seyed Sabouri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2017

  This paper aims at studying the role of agricultural education and extension methods on the use of renewable energy by farmers in Semnan Province. The research was a practical study in terms of goal and was a descriptive-correlation study in terms of methodology. The population of the study was composed ...  Read More

Original Article Decision-making
2. Exploring the strategy of Reducing Water Consumption Expenditure and its Role in Farmers' Satisfaction

mohammad ali dadashi; Vahid Khasheii

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2017

  The purpose of the present research is to examine the effect of coating the tertiary irrigation canals on farmers’ satisfaction in Sowme’eh Sara, Guilan. The study was conducted using a survey research methodology. The statistical population included 14 tertiary canalized schemes in Sowme’eh ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Designing an Information Management Model for Entrepreneurship Education in Rural Areas of Ilam Province

Ronak Alipour; Ardashir Shiri; Homayoon Moradnezhadi

Articles in Press, In Progress, Available Online from 17 May 2020

  The purpose of this study was to designing an Information Management Model for Entrepreneurship Education in Rural Areas of Ilam Province The methodology of the study was descriptive using Delphi technique. Purposive sampling was used in this study and 15 experts including faculty members, managers and ...  Read More

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