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

Abstract
  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 0-0

Abstract
  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 0-0

Abstract
  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

Abstract
  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

Abstract
  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

Abstract
  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

Abstract
  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