Original Article
1. Analyzing Dimensions of Corporate Social Responsibility in Rural Cooperatives

laleh salehi; kamal Rostami

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  In recent decades, unsustainable human activities have had devastating and irreversible effects on environmental, social, and even economic sustainability, thereby leaving countries and governments with many problems, including migration, marginalization, increasing poverty, and class disparities. It ...  Read More

Review Article
2. Agricultural Cooperatives and Improved Technologies Adoption among Smallholder Farmers in Cocoa-Based Farming Systems of Southwestern Nigeria

Ayodeji Kehinde

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  This study was therefore conducted to determine the effect of membership in agricultural cooperatives on the adoption of improved technologies in cocoa-based farming systems. A multi-stage sampling procedure was employed to select 200 respondents for the study. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, ...  Read More

Original Article
3. Modeling attitude components affecting functional dairy foods acceptance among Iranian urban consumers

Mohammad Kavoosi-Kalashami; AmirAli Faridi; Hamid El Bilali

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  Since conventional foods can have different negative effects on human health and cause a variety of diseases, including cancer, the use of functional foods is highly recommended. In this study, the attitudinal factors affecting the acceptance of Functional dairy foods (FDF) by urban consumers in Rasht ...  Read More

Original Article
4. Studying Challenges of Foreign Investment on Shahid Rajaee Agroindustry Company

sahar dehyouri; azita zand; Masoomeh arfaee

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  Shahid Rajaei is a very high potential agro-industry for agricultural production in the Khuzestan region. In this study, the challenges and factors hindering foreign investment in this agro-industrial Shahid Rajaei and in order to be aware of the impact of the challenges extracted from Exploratory factor ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Estimating the economic value of organic rice

Yadollah bostan; Ahmad Fatahi Ardakani; Mohammad reza Tabesh

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  In the past decade due to concerns about environmental and health issues related to food products, the demand for organic products has increased. This study provides marketing data regarding consumer preferences and willingness to pay (WTP) for organic rice in Babol City, Northern Iran. The main objective ...  Read More

Original Article
6. Designing marketing strategies for kiwifruit Export to international markets based on Grounded Theory and SWOT method (A Case study of Amin Caspian Shomal co.)

Mahdieh Madadkhah; Ebrahim chirani

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  Considering the government’s advocacy of and support for non-oil exports and the importance of cultivation and job creation opportunities relating to the kiwifruit product in the northern provinces, and taking into account the limitations of the mode of distribution and competition of producing ...  Read More

Original Article
7. Investigating Impacts of Tourism on Subjective Dimensions Quality of Life: The Case of Tourism Target Villages of Marvdasht County

Neda Aliyari; Ayatollah Karami; Maryam Sharifzadeh

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  This research was conducted aimed at investigating the impacts of tourism on residents' subjective quality of life in tourism target villages of Marvdasht county. The statistical population of this study included 170 heads of households living in the tourism target villages of Marvdasht County, who were ...  Read More

Original Article
8. Application of Fuzzy AHP to Identify and Prioritize the Challenges of Resistive Economics in Iran's Agricultural Sector

Shaiesteh Adabi; Azadeh Noorollah Noorivandi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  The main purpose of this study is to identify and prioritize the challenges of resistive economics in Iran's agricultural sector. The study used a survey method with a pairwise comparisons questionnaire as the main instrument. Because this study is based on the opinion of experts, 40 experts and senior ...  Read More

Original Article
9. Using DEA models to measure energy efficiency of grape production

Majid Namdari; Hassan GHasemi Mobtaker; Mousa Rasouli

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  Energy ratio and technical efficiency are the ways to explain the efficiency of farmers in crops production. The objective of this study was the application of non-parametric method of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to analyze the efficiency of orchards, discriminate efficient farmers from inefficient ...  Read More

Original Article
10. Management of date palm leaf waste consumption in animal feeding

mohsen Adeli Sardooei; Mohammad khodaverdizadeh; Omidali Esmaeilipour

Volume 11, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021

Abstract
  . The present research aimed to use the concept of willingness to use and the ordinal logit model to evaluate the factors influencing the adoption of date palm leaf waste (PLW) by ranchers in the south of Kerman province in 2020. Data were collected by filling in 202 questionnaires by ranchers randomly ...  Read More