Document Type : Original Article

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1 PhD student in Agricultural Extension and Education, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Management, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran

4 Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Ilam Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ilam, Iran

Abstract

The present study generally aimed to analyze the factors affecting the development of the organizing plans related to Zagros nomads among all relevant experts and managers (n=1100). The sample size was determined by using the sampling table of Bartlett et al. (n=360) and stratified random sampling method was used to achieve it. The study was mainly carried out through a questionnaire, the validity of which was obtained by using a panel of experts. The reliability of the questionnaire was found and confirmed through a pre-test and the calculation by Cronbach Alpha.The statistical analysis was done in a factor analysis method by using SPSS22 and AMOS18. The maximum effect on developing the plans of organizing Zagros nomads was obtained in policy making (b=0.59), as well as economic and supportive factors (b=0.56). In addition, marketing (b=0.52), managerial (b=0.46), infrastructural (b=0.44), and educational, extension, and participatory factors (b=0.36) affected the development of the plans positively and significantly, respectively. The results of the study can be utilized by policy makers, planners, and relevant managers for supporting decision makings in order to attain sustainable development, along with paying more attention to the nomads in the area.

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Analyzing the Effective Factors on Developing the Organizing Plans of Zagros Nomads

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