Volume 11 (2021)
Volume 10 (2020)
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)
Farm Structures
1. Rainfall Variability, Foreign Aid and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Toyin Ajibade; Jubril Olayinka Animashaun

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 357-370

  In this study, we address a broad question that relates foreign development aid to economic growth in 41 Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries employing panel data spanning a twenty-five-year period. The panel data was analysed using fixed effect Ordinary Least Square model. We explored the within-country ...  Read More

Farm Structures
2. Prioritizing the Determinants of Sour Lemon Marketing System Improvement Using Analytic Network Process (Case Study: Larestan County)

Ali Elmi; Hamid Reza Mirzaei Khalilabad; Elham Khajehpour; Mohammadreza Zare Mehrjerdi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 371-380

  Crop marketing has an important role in accomplishing goals such as agricultural development, production increase, and enhancement of farmers’ income in developing countries. Citrus production, especially sour lemon, is one of the most important productions in Larestan County, Fars province in ...  Read More

Farming Systems
3. Designing an Interpretive Structural Model (ISM) Factors Affecting Export Development of Dairy Products

Alireza Dadashi Jokandan; Mirzahasan Hoseini; Rahman Ghaffari; Mohammad Doostar

Volume 11, Issue 3 , Summer 2021

  Today, export development is a way of generating a recovery economy. Almost in all of the developing countries; the issue of export development is at the top of the government's priorities and policies, as there is awareness and attention to the nature of the issue of exports in developed countries. ...  Read More

Farm Structures
4. Income Diversification Sources, Constraints, and Measurements: Evidence from Agarfa District, Southeastern Ethiopia

Mideksa Fufa Jilito; Eric Ndemo Okoyo; Dereje Kifle Moges

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 189-201

  Agriculture is considered a driving force to reduce poverty and food insecurity. However, the agricultural sector has been unable to meet the growing food need of the rural population and it has been influenced by various risks. Although income diversification strategies supplement farmers’ farm ...  Read More

Farm Management
5. Poultry Industry Regional Innovation System Model

Mojgan Abdollahi Kalourazi; Saied Baghersalimi; Alireza Seidavi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 203-223

  The poultry industry is one of the most important economic resources, having one of the most voluminous parts of human resources.Its scope and the growing consumption of related products have raised the need for innovation in it.This study aimed to provide a poultry industry regional innovation system ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
6. Relationship Among Dual-labor Market, Food Security, and General Health in Rural Areas

Parvaneh Khosravi; Hossein Agahi; Shahpar Geravandi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 235-244

  This study aimed to determine whether dual-labor markets increase the income and consequently the food security of rural households and whether they improve the general health of the heads of these households. To achieve this goal, a descriptive cross-sectional survey with comparative designs was conducted ...  Read More

Farm Structures
7. 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

Farm Structures
8. Factors Influencing Self- Efficiency of Rural Women in Malard County

Neda Sharifi; Maryam Omidi Najafabadi; Maryam Mahmoudi

Volume 10, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 167-174

  The main purpose of this descriptive-correlational research was to determine the factors underpinning rural women's self-efficiency in Malard County, Iran. The statistical population consisted of all rural women in Malard County (N = 23636). The sample size was determined using Cochran's formula ...  Read More

Farm Structures
9. Farm Food Safety Practices in the North of Iran

Ahmad Abedi Sarvestani; Amaneh Avarand

Volume 9, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 379-389

  Food safety begins on the farms and farmers play a crucial role in producing healthy food. Several factors were investigated here including water quality, labor health, health facilities, packaging and storage, transportation, fertilizers and solid organic materials, and field sanitation to reach more ...  Read More

Farm Structures
10. Theoretical and Experimental Study of Potato Shoot Gasification in Fluidized- and Fixed-Bed Gasifier

Mojtaba Javidi Gharacheh; Mehdi Khojastehpour; Mohammadali Ebrahimi-Nik; Wan Azlina Wan Ab Karim Ghani

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 487-500

  A bench-scale updraft gasifier was used as a fluidized- and fixed-bed gasification unit in three modes (fluidized-bed at equivalence ratios (ER) =0.2 and 0.25, and a mode in fixed-bed). The experiments were done in five different temperatures (650, 700, 750, 800 and 850oC). To obtain the required data ...  Read More

Farm Management
11. The Consequences of Tillage Technology: The Sustainability Perspective (The Case of Fars Province, Iran)

Sedigheh Samiee; Kurosh Rezaei-Moghaddam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 409-420

  Activities to reduce soil erosion and to improve soil fertility, agricultural production and finally, crop income have been considered to be fundamental for the implementation of sustainable agriculture in Iran. This research investigates the effects of no-till (NL) technology on reducing ...  Read More

Farm Structures
12. Analysis of Factors Affecting Canola Plantation Development in Tabriz and Marand Counties, Iran

Ghader Dashti; Babollah Hayati; Noushin Bakhshy; Mohammad Ghahremanzadeh

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 25-35

  This study identifies and analyzes factors influencing canola plantation development in Tabriz and Marand Counties. The Censored Model was used to analyze cross-sectional data collected from 372 farmers using a questionnaire. Due to the weakness of the Tobit Model in separating factors affecting the ...  Read More

Farm Structures
13. Rural Development Factors with an Emphasis on the Role of Cooperatives in Guilan Province, Iran

Hussein Asdaghpoor; Zahra Amiri

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 421-429

  Rural development is a process involving local people in solving their problems. As a strategy designed to improve the social and economic well-being of rural populations, rural developmentundoubtedlysupportsnation-widedevelopmentina country like Iran with a rural-basedsociety. Theconstitutionof the ...  Read More

Family and social enterprise
14. A Survey on the Existence of Price Discrimination Behavior in Iran’s Saffron Exporting Market by Using PTM Model

Elahe Mahmoodi; Majid Mahmoodi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 467-474

  One of the most important effects of exchange rate movementsisitseffecton the exporting price of different products. According to the new trade theories, market structure plays an important role in relating exchange rate depreciations to price declines. In Iran, exchange rate has increased in recent ...  Read More

Farm Structures
15. Factors Affecting Farmers' Satisfaction: Case of Agricultural Production Cooperatives in Guilan Province, Iran

Mohammad Taleghani; Mehran Mehdizade

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 489-495

  The aim of this study was to identify and prioritize factors affecting farmers’ level of satisfaction in agricultural production cooperatives ofGuilan Province, Iran. To this aim, library studies were conducted, and 15 factors affecting farmers’ satisfaction were identified. Next, they wereprioritized ...  Read More

Farm Management
16. Measuring the Technical Efficiency of Canola Farmers and Determining the Effective Factors in Tabriz County, Iran

Sepideh Rostami Dolatabadi; Mohammad Ghahremanzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 505-513

  The purpose of this study was to measure the technical efficiency of canola farmers and determine the underpinning factors. Required data were collected using stratified random sampling method and questionnaire survey. In this context, 157 canola farmers from Tabriz County, Iran, ...  Read More

Farm Management
17. The Analysis of Iran Cotton Producers’ Risk Degree Based on Non-Linear Mean-Standard Deviation Model

Ebrahim Moradi; Asma Abdollahi Darmian

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 515-523

  As regards decreasing cotton cultivation in Iran during these years, the degree of risk taken by a cotton cultivator in the agricultural part is important. The studies showed that the cotton crop yield during the past years did not have enough growth and the cotton cost product in the period of study ...  Read More

Farm Structures
18. Recognizing the Reasons for Success of Growth Enterprises at Agriculture Sector of Semnan Province, Iran

Farhad Lashgarara; Alireza Torabi; Maryam Omidi Najafabadi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 531-540

  Small and medium enterprises play a significant role in economic and industrial development in the developed and developing countries. The main purpose of the study was to investigate the key factors in the effective of growth enterprises. The statistical population of this study according to assessment ...  Read More

Farm Structures
19. Factors Affecting Pistachio Export Earnings Instability and its Effect on Agricultural Exports

Mohammadreza Zare Mehrjerdi; Asiyeh Azizi; Zahra Korooni

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 281-289

  Among agricultural products in Iran, pistachio is one of the major export products that can produce foreign currency. The present study evaluated factors affecting pistachio export earnings instability and its effect on agricultural export during the studied period. For this purpose, export earnings ...  Read More

Farm Structures
20. Analysis of Farms Performance Using Different Sources of Irrigation Water: A Case Study in a Semi-Arid Area

Hayat Lionboui; Tarik Benabdelouahab; Aziz Hasib; Abdelali Boulli

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 145-154

  Improving production efficiency is the main objective of government action to avoid efficiency losses and to increase the income of farmers. The aim of this study was to analyze performance levels of farms in the irrigated perimeter of Tadla in Morocco, according to the source of irrigation water. Thus, ...  Read More