Decision-making
1. A Comparative Investigation of TOPSIS, Factor Analysis, and Scale Gram Analytical Methods on Rural Development (A Case Study of Islamshahr Rural Development Level)

Sahar Dehyouri

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 89-106

Abstract
  Rural areas have always played a significant role in the global economy by providing a variety of foods and raw materials. This role is much more prominent in developing countries. Rural development is also an important part of regional policies, covering agriculture, forestry, natural resource management, ...  Read More

Rural tourism and recreation
2. On the Effect of Social Capital Components on Rural Women’s Quality of Life in Zabol Township, Iran

Valiollah Sarani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 165-175

Abstract
  Improvement of life quality is a general aim of all developmental programs all over the world. So that, It  is  an  important  issue  that has  been  studied  by  socialists  and  even  psychologists. Social capital is the social aspect that ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
3. The Slow Food Model: A Road for Small-Scale Productions in a Globalised Market

Michele Fonte Francesco

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 17-23

Abstract
  The paper presents the articulated strategy of valorization, implemented by the international movement called Slow Food in Italy and abroad in order to reconsider the concept of agricultural profitability. In particular, the paper suggests profitability lays on the value markets recognize to agricultural ...  Read More

Education and training
4. Effects of Community-Based Paid Extension on Reducing Vulnerability of Smallholder Dairy Farmers of Southwest Bangladesh

Md. Ektear Uddin; A K M Kanak Pervez; Qijie Gao; Md. Habibur Rahman; Md. Shafiqul Islam

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 293-304

Abstract
  The study investigated the effect of Community-Based Paid Extension (CPE) on vulnerability reduction of smallholder dairy farmers. Randomly sampled 255 farmers were interviewed together with 15 key informants’ interview. Both statistical analysis and thematic approach were employed to achieve triangulation. ...  Read More

5. Factors Affecting the Development and Strengthening of Rural Women Enterprises in Iran

Reza Movahedi; Masoud Samian; Ahmad Yaghoubi Frani; Khalil Mirzaei

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 155-164

Abstract
  Given the importance of women's participation and taking advantage of their ability, it is essential that a systematic and strategic plan should be organized in this area. Undoubtedly, planning for the development of the specific associations of rural women can be an effective step to increase their ...  Read More

6. On Different Characteristics of Iranian Farmer Women in Rural Development Activities Based on Animal Husbandry

Hossein Bevrani; Simin Naseri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 101-108

Abstract
  Rural women play a significant role in domestic and socio-economic life of the society so that national development is not possible without developing this important and substantial segment of our society. Given the importance of women in agriculture, this study was conducted to examine the role of Iranian ...  Read More

Rural tourism and recreation
7. Expected Economic Impacts of Agro-Tourism Development in Rural Areas of Tehran Province (Case Study: Pakdasht County)

Farideh Azimi; Samvel Avetisyan

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 377-385

Abstract
  This study determined the situation of rural tourism and agro-tourism in Tehran Province as well as the expected economic impacts of agro-tourism development on it. In this research, we used documental research method and field research based on questionnaires and face-to-face interview. It was found ...  Read More

Rural tourism and recreation
8. Development Strategies for Rural Tourism in Mishkhas Village

Roya Eshraghi Samani; Shima Malekshahi; Alireza Poursaeed

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 257-264

Abstract
  Rural tourism is a factor in multidirectional development of rural areas and its most important consequences are population stability, unemployment problem alleviation, and immigration reduction. The present survey was set to investigate the strategies of developing rural tourism in Mishkhas Village ...  Read More

9. Effective Factors on Women Role in Sustainable Development (Case Study: Marvdasht Rural Areas in Iran)

Seyed Nematollah Mousavi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, , Pages 153-157

http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.5455/ijamd.164895

Abstract
  This paper aims to study the role of women in agricultural promotion and its effect on rural development. Research method in this study was based on a survey and the required information was collected through questionnaire from a sample of women especially rural women. The data were analyzed using Logit ...  Read More

10. Effect of Access to Health Facilities on the Health Status of Rural Households at Kermanshah Province (Case Study: Bisotoun District)

Zahra Korani; Fateme Pourghasem; Tahereh Emami

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 81-87

http://dx.doi.org/10.5455/ijamd.158243

Abstract
  The main purpose of this study was to investigate effect of access to health facilities on the health status of rural households at Kermanshah Province. Statistical pupation of this study consisted of all heads of rural households at Bisotoun district in Harsin Township, Kermanshah Province, Iran (N=1020), ...  Read More

11. Factors Affecting Rural Facilitators’ Role: Iran

Farideh Azimi; Mohammad Bagher Kamali

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2011, , Pages 7-14

Abstract
  This study aimed to examine key factors affecting rural female facilitators’ role in participatory rural development in Tehran Province. Since the researchers intended to have a better insight into the facilitators’ role and employ inquiry as a learning forum for bringing about changes for ...  Read More