Volume 12 (2022)
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)

1. Promoters and Deterrents of Developing Mechanization of Peanut Cultivation In North of Iran

Reza Zehtab Naebi; Saeed Firouzi; Mohammad Reza Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 1-8


  The increasing cost of peanut production is a major concern in Iran. Therefore, developing the mechanization of peanut production is a necessity. In this regard, a three-phase Delphi study was conducted to identify the promoting and deterring factors affecting peanut cultivation mechanization in Guilan ...  Read More

2. The Theory of Political Tariff Protection for Agricultural Sector in Developing Countries

Yaser Feizabadi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 1-5

  This paper aims to analyze tariff protection policies in the agricultural sector of developing countries. The agricultural tariff structure in developing countries is characterized by: i) high average tariffs, ii) the existence of tariff escalation, iii) dispersion of nominal tariffs across tariff lines, ...  Read More

3. Assessing the Process of Extension Program Development in Iranian Agricultural Extension System

Saeid Fe'li; Gholamreza Pezeshki Rad; Hassan Sadighi; Esmaeil Shahbazi; Seyed Javad Ghoraishi Abhari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 1-7

  The purpose of this study was to assess the process of extension program development in Iranian Agricultural Extension System (IAES). The research instrument was a structural questionnaire with close-ended questions which its validity and reliability was confirmed by using expert panel and Cranach’s ...  Read More

4. Nutritional Management of Broiler Rearing Farms in Guilan, Iran

Hossein Zaker Esteghamati; Sayed Abdoullah Hosseini; Hamid Reza Mohamadian Tabrizi; Mohamad Hossein Palizdar; Amir Meimandipour

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 1-9

  From a total of 656 broiler farms with the permission of exploitation in Guilan province, data was gathered from 20% of active farms including 85 units (Capacity of over 1663000 portions of broiler chickens) to evaluate the management of nutrition and nourish using questionnaire. The questionnaires were ...  Read More

5. Working Effectiveness of Dissemination Channels as Perceived by Potato Growers

Tahir Munir Butt; Muhammad Zakaria Yousuf Hassan; Shahbaz Talib Sahi; Khalid Mehmood; Mashood- ul-Subtain; Naeem- ul Hassan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2011, , Pages 1-6

  A research can also reveal the cooperative effectiveness of agencies such as evaluation will lead to discover the weakness and strengths for further improvement of this program. The present study was designed in 2009 especially to see the effectiveness of the working of agricultural extension staff as ...  Read More

6. Review and Prioritization of Various Advertisement Methods by Meat Products Matrix Analytic Hierarchy Method (AHP): A Case Study of Sausages Products

Sara Esfandi; Ahmad Fatahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , March 2016, , Pages 1-6

  Advertising is not only as a tool to increase company sales. Fast development of mass communication tools and added new mediums to advertising media have been introduced the advertising as a key element in the success or failure of a company. Due to the intense competition between companies and the fast ...  Read More

7. ESEE 2017 Transformative learning: new directions in agricultural extension and education
Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 1-3

  ESEE 2015, Chania, GreeceConference dates: July 4 – 7, 2017Conference Theme: Transformative learning: new directions in agricultural extension and educationThe 23rd European Seminar on Extension (and) Education (ESEE) will be held in the MediterraneanAgronomic Institute of Chania, and hosted by ...  Read More

8. On the Comparison of the Applications of Conventional Ranking Techniques in Determining the Priority Factors Affecting Seed Production of Medicinal Plants: Case of Guilan Province, Iran

Seyyed Ali Noorhosseini; Esmaeil Fallahi; Sepideh Gholinezhad

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 1-14

  Aimed at identifying and prioritizing promoters and deterrent affecting seed production of medicinal plants, the present study was conducted in 2014. The Delphi method was conducted using a panel of 13 experts in Guilan Natural Resources and Agriculture Organization. In the first round of the study, ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
9. Food Losses and Waste: A Global Overview with a Focus on Near East and North Africa Region

Sinisa Berjan; Roberto Capone; Philipp Debs; Hamid El Bilali

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2018, , Pages 1-16

  Food losses refer to edible food mass decrease throughout the human food chain. Food losses occurring at consumption stage are called food waste. Food Losses and Waste (FLW) represent one of the most critical social, economic and ecological challenges facing humanity, besides being also an ethical issue. ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
10. A Comparative Analysis of Behavioral Theories towards Farmers’ Water Conservation

Naser Valizadeh; Masoud Bijani; Dariush Hayati

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 1-10

  According to experts, the inefficient agricultural sector has a dominant role in degrading water resources all over the world. Farmers’ conservational behavior is an important aspect of new integrated water management studies. Relevantly, various behavioral theories have been proposed in the field ...  Read More

Family and social enterprise
11. Key Barriers to Knowledge-Based Firms in Agricultural Industry

Manochehr Ansari; Hossein Jamour; Mohammad Haghshenas Gorgabi; Mohammad Kavoosi-Kalashami

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 1-17

  Given the importance of knowledge-based firms in the agricultural sector, this paper aimed to identify barriers hindering companies from becoming knowledge-based in the dominant competitive and dynamic environment. To this end, using a qualitative approach, in-depth interviews were conducted to collect ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
12. 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 , March 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

13. Labour and Poverty: Empirical Relationship Using House Data from South Nigeria

Nsikak-Abasi A. Etim; Sunday Okon; Inibong A. Akpabio

Volume 1, Issue 2 , June 2011, , Pages 53-59

  In Nigeria, most farming activities rely on family labor. However, rural-urban drift and the movement of young people away from agriculture are making labor increasingly pause. Thus, labor has become a major constraint to expanding the scope of production by small-scale resource poor farmers. This paper ...  Read More

14. The Requirements of Organic Pomegranate Marketing from Paveh Growers Perspective

Farhad Lashgarara; Shaghayegh Ehtesham; Maryam Omidi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 65-71


  One factor that has highlighted the role of agriculture in the economy is to make the marketing system of agricultural products more efficient. The main purpose of this study was to identify the requirements of marketing the organic pomegranate of Paveh, Kermanshah Province, Iran, from the perspective ...  Read More

15. Group Dynamics Features and Socio-economic Status of Cocoa Farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria

Olaoluwa Ayodeji Adebayo

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 77-88

  Group dynamics features are important factors for improving farmers’ socio-economic status. This study focused on the effect of group dynamics features on the socio-economic status of cocoa farmers in Ogun State, Nigeria. A multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 93 cocoa farmers for ...  Read More

16. Forecasting Milled Rice Production in Ghana Using Box-Jenkins Approach

Nasiru Suleman; Solomon Sarpong

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 79-84

  The increasing demand for rice in Ghana has been a major concern to the government and other stakeholders. Recent concerns by the coalition for African Rice Development (CARD) to double rice production within ten years in Sub-Saharan countries have triggered the to implement strategies to boost rice ...  Read More

17. Analysis of Rice Import Trend and It's Economic Factors: Case of Iran

Zabiholah Gholami

Volume 4, Issue 2 , June 2014, , Pages 81-86

  Rice comes second after wheat in Iran`s food consumption economy. However Iran is one of the greatest rice importer countries all over the world because of its rising population and recent growth in GDP. This paper presents an analysis of cointegration test between rice import and it`s economic factors ...  Read More

18. Entrepreneurial Properties and Tendency of Agricultural Advisory Personnel

Ahmad Yaghoubi Farani; Mehrdad Pouya; Masoud Samian; Adel Esmaeeli Salumahaleh; Khalil Mirzaei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2013, , Pages 101-109

  The main purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of entrepreneurial characteristics of members of technical and engineering companies and agricultural advisory services on their willingness toward entrepreneurial activities. Entrepreneurship development plays an important role in job creation ...  Read More

19. Assessment of Fish Biodiversity in Oni River, Ogun State, Nigeria

Obe Bernardine Wuraola; Jenyo-Oni Adetola

Volume 1, Issue 3 , September 2011, , Pages 107-113

  For the purpose of sustainable exploitation of the fishery resources of Oni River, Ogun State, Nigeria, the fish biodiversity assessment was carried out. This was conducted by enumerating and identifying fish species composition, measuring the fish length, fish weight, assessing the fish abundance and ...  Read More

Family and social enterprise
20. Feasibility Study of Agricultural Processing Industries Development in Ilam Province, Iran

Marjan Vahedi; Homayoon Moradnezhadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 113-123

  The purpose of this study was to study the feasibility of establishing agricultural processing industries in Ilam Province.A mixed research method (Dominant, Less Dominant and two-phase design) was used. A Delphi technique as qualitativeresearch method, and a descriptive-survey method for quantitative phase ...  Read More

Education and training
21. 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 , June 2020, , Pages 113-133

  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

Farm Management
22. Economic Significance of Coffee (Coffee Arabica) Production in Parbat District of Nepal

Sujeeta Sharma; Chandra Kant Dhakal; Binod Ghimire; Anuja Rijal

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2016, , Pages 123-130

  This study considered the production economics of coffee in Pakuwa village development committee of Parbat district, Nepal. Household Survey was done in June 2014. Data collection was done using semi-structured pre-tested questionnaire administered on 40 coffee producers selected randomly. Gross margin ...  Read More

23. Identification of Strategies for Sustainable Development of Rice Production in Guilan Province Using SWOT Analysis

Mohsen Shafieyan Estahbanati; Mehdi Homayounfar; Mehdi Fadaei

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 141-153

  Sustainable development is one of the most important issues that can be considered from different aspects and in different contexts including sustainable agriculture. This study aimed to investigate the main strategies related to sustainable development of rice production as an important agricultural ...  Read More

24. Analysis of the Effects of Agricultural Inputs Price Liberalization on the Production of Sunflower in Khoy Zone

Ali Bagherzadeh; Fatemeh kazemzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2012, , Pages 149-155

  Sunflower is one of four main annual oil plants that cultivated in oil and nut varieties. This plant as an important and industrial food product and because of nutritional features and the potential for earning exchange has become a valuable product in foreign and inner markets and has a special position ...  Read More

25. Obstacles of Women Presence in Iranian Rural Management: A Case from Osku County

Mohammad Shokati Amghani; Hesamedin Gholami; Nematollah Shiri; Hossein Shabanali Fami

Volume 3, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 153-158

  The presence of women in social and managerial fields is one the indicator of social justice and development that leads to optimum use of capabilities and potentials of half of the country's rural population. In the recent years, establishing public institution of Dehyary by the Ministry of Interior ...  Read More