Volume 10 (2020)
Volume 9 (2019)
Volume 8 (2018)
Volume 7 (2017)
Volume 6 (2016)
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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 in 2011 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)

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  • Journal does not publish multiple papers by one author in the same volume.


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Review Article Environmental policy and management
1. Farmers’ Decision-Making Process under Climate Change: Developing a Conceptual Framework

Taher Azizi-Khalkheili; Thomas Aenis; Meysam Menatizadeh; Gholam Hossein Zamani

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 1-15

  In recent decades, climate change and frequent droughts have had great impacts on farming systems and have led farmers to become accustomed to these conditions, which are causing problems, especially, for smallholder farmers. With the severe weather events and their adverse effects, especially in arid ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
2. Impact Assessment of Self-directness and Meta-cognitive Skills on Agricultural Students’ Academic Achievement in Iran

Masoud Bijani; Aliakbar Raeisi; Naser Valizadeh; Negin Fallah Haghghighi; Maryam Neisi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 17-34

  Students' academic achievement is one of main indicators in evaluating higher agricultural education. One of the most effective strategies in terms of academic achievement is to reinforce self-directness and meta-cognitive skills. The main objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of elf-directness ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Comparative Advantage of Production and Measuring the Competitiveness of Major Crops of Urmia County by the Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM)

Donya Bayzidnejad; Mohammad Khodaverdizadeh; Sedigeh Hashemi Bonab

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 35-47

   The purpose of this study was to investigate the comparative advantage of production and measuring the competitiveness of major crops of Urmia County by the policy analysis matrix (PAM) in 2016-2017. The results of the comparative advantage indicators indicated that Urmia has a comparative advantage ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Structures
4. Presenting a New Technique to Assess the Efficiency of Farms with Window-DEA and Malmquist Productivity Index: The Case of Barley Farms In Khash County, Iran

Ali Sardar Shahraki; Neda Aliahmadi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 49-64

  As a major source of income in most countries, the agricultural sector is of a key importance among all economic activities. The improvement in productivity and efficiency is one of the main goals to accomplish economic growth and prosperity. Productivity enhancement has always been a major concern for ...  Read More

Original Article Farm Management
5. Potato Growers' Attitudes and Perceptions towards Precision Irrigation Technologies in Ardabil County, Iran

Asghar Bagheri; Sahar Pirmoazzen

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 65-78

  This study aimed to investigate potato growers’ attitudes towards and perceptions of the drivers and barriers of precision irrigation technologies (PIT). A survey research method was employed for data collection from a sample of 240 potato growers of Ardabil County. A questionnaire was used as ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
6. Designing a Model for Internship Course in Higher Agricultural Education System Using the Delphi Technique: Combining Academicians and Practitioner Viewpoints

Zahra Korani; Kiumars Zarafshani; Amirhossein Alibaygi; Seyedeh Maryam Hosseyni

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 79-98

  Experts believe that a solution to avoid the inefficiency of university graduates, especially graduates in Agriculture, is to revise the practical courses, especially internships, and transform and amend them. Taking this point into account, this study aimed to design a model for the internship course ...  Read More

Original Article Education and training
7. Identification of Appropriate Strategies to Improve and Develop Private Agricultural Extension System: A Study in Mazandaran Province, Iran

Amir Ahmadpour; Fatemeh Abolghasemi; Hadi Moumeni Helali

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 99-115

  In many countries, private sector provision of agricultural extension services is recognized as a key factor in the process of agricultural development. Insufficient attention to the private agricultural extension system in Iran, despite its relative success, has made it imperative to explore and identify ...  Read More

Review Article
8. A Critical Review of Sustainable Pro-Environmental Behavior Theories

Amir Hossein Pirmoradi; Farahnaz Rostami; Abdollhamid Papzan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 117-135

  Agricultural production decision-making is becoming more complicated due to the inherent complexity of the interaction between natural and human processes as the heart of agricultural systems. Predicting the behavior of agricultural systems is critically important for sustainability issues. Since agriculture ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental policy and management
9. Solutions to Reduce the Vulnerability of Farmers and Beneficiaries of Agricultural Sector to Climate Change

Abdolvahed Kaabi; Kurosh Roosta; Saeed Mohammadzadeh; Reza Baradaran

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 137-159

  Climate change in the Middle East and Iran, as well as the decline in agricultural products and crop lands in Iran over the past 10 years, has attracted the attention of many researchers. Numerous researches have considered economic, environmental, psychological-social, and technical-agricultural damages ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental policy and management
10. A Framework for Assessing the Sustainability in Agricultural Enterprises in Rural Areas (the Case Study of Kurdistan Province in Iran)

Snour Ahmadi; Hossein Shabanali Fami; Hossein Yadavar; Hossein Kouhestani

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021

  Nowadays, the sustainability evaluation concept of agricultural entrepreneurship has become as one of the most prominent subjects among the researchers and policymakers. Despite the existence of numerous frameworks for assessment, there is no common agreement on selecting sufficient indicators for assessing ...  Read More

Original Article
11. Analyzing the Effective Factors on Developing the Organizing Plans of Zagros Nomads

Mohammad Taheri; Alireza Poursaeid; Roya Eshraghi Samani; Mohammad Bagher Arayesh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , Winter 2021

  The present casual-comparative study generally aimed to analyze the factors affecting the development of the organizing plans related to Zagros nomads among all relevant experts and managers (n=1100). The sample size was determined by using the sampling table of Bartlett et al. (360) and stratified random ...  Read More

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

Seyedeh Marzieh Razeghi; Hasan Sadighi; Mohammad Chizari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 01 June 2020

  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 Education and training
2. 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
3. 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
4. Designing an Information Management Model for Entrepreneurship Education in Rural Areas of Ilam Province

Ronak Alipour; Ardashir Shiri; Homayoon Moradnezhadi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, 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

Original Article
5. Presenting the behavioral model of real buyers of organic products in Gilan province

Roya Sharifi; Bahram Kheiri; yalda Rahmati Ghofrani

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 23 August 2020

  Organic products with a positive impact on health and the environment in the future would establish a new way of thinking about the relationship between food, health, and nature in human life. Therefore, it is important to examine the key factors that may affect the consumer’s mind to purchase ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Analysis of personal factors influencing spatial planning of entre-preneurship in the villages of Masal County

Fathollah Kesharz Shal; Teymour Amar; Bahman Ramazani

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 24 May 2021

  Designing and developing a proper plan for entrepreneurship in rural areas have turned into an imperative task, which can be defined considering the capabilities, culture, and local norms in each region. The statistical population of the present research, which aimed to design and present a proper paradigm ...  Read More

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