Original Article
1. Effective Factors on Women Role in Sustainable Development (Case Study: Marvdasht Rural Areas in Iran)

Seyed Nematollah Mousavi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 153-157

http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.5455/ijamd.164895

  This paper aims to study the role of women in agricultural promotion and its effect on rural development. Research method in this study was based on a survey and the required information was collected through questionnaire from a sample of women especially rural women. The data were analyzed using Logit ...  Read More

2. Identifying the Barriers of Sustainable Agriculture Adoption by Wheat Farmers in Takestan, Iran

Shaghayegh Kheiri

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 159-168


  Conventional agriculture systems of production often lead to environmental degradation, economic problems and even social conflict. The efficacy of agriculture systems conducive to the economic, environmental and social sustainability of farming operations has been demonstrated, yet the adoption of sustainable ...  Read More

3. Major Barriers to Application of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Technologies in Sustainability of Livestock Units

Marzieh Panahzadeh Parikhani; Fatemeh Razzaghi Borkhani; Hossein Shabanali Fami; Naser Motiee; Abotaleb Hosseinpoor

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 169-178

http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.5455/ijamd.161640

  The main purpose of this study was to investigate the major barriers to application of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) technologies in sustainability of livestock by ranchers of Meshkinshahr. A sample of 120 farmers was selected by using proportional random sampling method. Data were collected by ...  Read More

4. Regression Analysis of Innovation Management in Processing and Complementary Industries of Livestock Products

Ahmadreza Ommani

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 179-185

http://dx.doi.org/DOI: 10.5455/ijamd.200107

  The purpose of research was analysis of innovation management in processing and complementary industriesof livestock products. The method of research was correlative descriptive. The statistical population of this study was all managers in processing and complementary industriesof livestock products ...  Read More

5. An Application of the Two-Regime Threshold Vector Error Correction Model to Analyze Asymmetric Price Transmission of Milk in Zanjan Province of Iran

Moharram Ainollahi; Mohammad Ghahremanzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 187-195


    In this paper asymmetric price transmission mechanism and nonlinear adjustment between producer and retail prices of milk were examined in Zanjan Province of Iran. For this purpose, a Two-Regime Threshold Vector Error Correction Model (TVECM) and a Sup-LM Test developed by Hansen and Seo (2002) ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Sustainable Management of Saravan Sylvan Park Using Stochastic Dynamic Programming

Somayeh Shirzadi; Mahmood Sabouhi; Reza Esfanjari Kenari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 195-206

  The present study sustainable management of Guilan Saravan Sylvan Park was planned. The used method in the form of decision support model in three10-year period was studied for parks of various states and with considering the economic, ecological and social criteria during the years 2008 to 2038. By ...  Read More

Original Article
7. A Measure of Pastoralist Women’s Vulnerability to the Impact of Seasonality: Evidence from Nigeria

S. A. Aderinoye-Abdulwahab; J. J. Chimgonda-Nkhoma

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 207-220


  This paper examines factors that predispose pastoralist women to social and environmental vulnerability and how the women cope with their livelihoods when their husbands relocate with cattle during dry season. The paper adopts a case study research design to select Kwara State of Nigeria where focus ...  Read More

Original Article
8. Encouraging and Discouraging Factors in Application of Information and Communication Technologies in Agricultural Extension in Isfahan Province of Iran

Gholamreza Pezeshki Rad; Zahra Haji Hashemi; Mohhamad Chizari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 221-234


  The benefits of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for agricultural extension purposes and activities are obvious. The main objective of this article is to identify encouraging and discouraging factors in application of ICTs in agricultural extension in Isfahan province of Iran. This study ...  Read More

Original Article
9. Cropping Pattern and Comparative Advantage of Agricultural Products in Ilam Province

Roya Eshraghi Samani; Alireza Poursaeed

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 235-243


  In this study, the comparative advantage of main agricultural products and its relation to cropping pattern was studied in Ilam Province. For data analyzing the comparative advantage and government policies effects indices, Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM) were used. The obtained results for the comparative ...  Read More

Original Article
10. Factor Analysis of Agricultural Development Indicators from Iranian Agriculture Experts’ Viewpoints

Mohammad Sadegh Sabouri; Meysam solouki

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 245-254


  Agriculture and its development is the foundation of development in Iran as a developing country. So, it can be regarded as the foundation for economical and social development.The capabilities of agriculture sector are limited and its efficiency is trivial because of neglecting agricultural development ...  Read More