1. Application of Linear and Non-linear Programming Model to Assess the Sustainability of Water Resources in Agricultural Patterns

Seyed Abolghasem Mortazavi; Reza Hezareh; Sina Ahmadi Kaliji; Samira Shayan Mehr

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 27-32

Abstract
  Water resources sustainability is one of the major issues in the agricultural sustainability. In this study sustainability of water resources has been investigated by use of linear and non-linear models in six models based on optimal utilization of water resources in the north parts farms of Iran because ...  Read More

2. Consumers’ Preference for Cowpea in Nigeria

Kalu Ukpai Ifegwu; Joshua Olusegun Ajetomobi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 19-26

Abstract
  The study investigates consumers’ preference for cowpea reflected in the Nigerian markets through price discounts and premiums that consumers pay for different cowpea characteristics. The price data used for this study were obtained through a market survey. A common data collection protocol was ...  Read More

3. Which Will Overcome? The Productivity or Risk Premium

Javad Shahraki; Shahram Saeedian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2014, , Pages 7-17

Abstract
  The study investigates consumers’ preference for cowpea reflected in the Nigerian markets through price discounts and premiums that consumers pay for different cowpea characteristics. The price data used for this study were obtained through a market survey. A common data collection protocol was ...  Read More

4. How should Rural Women's Enterprises Be Developed and Promoted?

Reza Movahedi; Masoud Samian; Khalil Mirzai; Adel Esmaili Saloomahalleh

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 255-262

Abstract
  This study was a qualitative research which was done by a case study approach. The samples were chosen from rural development experts of Hamedan Province during a snowball sampling process. The data were collected by the semistructured interviews. The data collection was done by faceto- face interviews, ...  Read More

5. Investigating Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Organic Green Chicken in Iran (Case Study: Rasht City)

Mohammad Kavoosi Kalashami; Morteza Heydari; Houman Kazerani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2012, , Pages 235-241

Abstract
  Health and safety are important factors in today’s life. Most of studies show that consuming the chicken that has anti biotic caused different diseases like digestive vessel cancer. Attention to controlled use of antibiotics can play a key role in society health which considered in the production ...  Read More