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)
Strategic planning
1. The Requirements of Establishing Innovative Rural Organizations to Improve Food Security from Rice Grower's Perspective

Maryam Zamani Alaei; Seyed Jamal Farajollah Hosseini; Seyed Mehdi Mirdamadi; Farhad Lashgarara

Volume 10, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 33-44

  Rural innovative producing organizations can increase farmers' incomes and improve food security by providing services to farmers. The specific objectives of this paper were to identify the economic, social-cultural, infrastructural, political, educational, and technical requirements for innovations ...  Read More

Education and training
2. Household Food Security: Case of Summer Crop Growers in Shoushtar Township, Iran

Azadeh Noorollah Noorivandi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 475-486

  associated with this condition among summer crop growers in Shoushtar Township, Khouzestan Province, Iran. This cross-sectional survey study was conducted from September 2015 to February 2017. The population consisted of summer crop farmers in the Shoushtar Township (N=850). The sample size was determined ...  Read More

Education and training
3. Prediction of Food Security Levels in Rural Households Based on Socio-Economic Factors (The Case of Nahavand County, Iran)

Saadi Fathollahi; Hosein Shabanali Fami; Ali Asadi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 329-339

  The role of nutrition in the health area, increasing efficiency and its relationship with economic development has been approved through extensive research in the world using scientific foundations and empirical evidence. Therefore, accessing to food security is the basic pillar of development. ...  Read More

Family and social enterprise
4. Multifunctional Agriculture: Agriculture Renewal as a Modern Paradigm for Agriculture and Rural Development

Hajar Eftekhari; Vahid Shadparvar

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 231-244

  Multifunctional agriculture (MFA) has emerged as a key concept in science and politics with respect to the future of agriculture and rural development in the recent decade. Overall, MFA implies that in addition to their main function in production and support of rural livelihood, the agricultural activities ...  Read More

Environmental policy and management
5. 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 , Winter 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

6. Comparative Advantage, Self-sufficiency and Food Security in Iran: Case Study of Wheat Commodity

Mahmood Haji-Rahimi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2014, , Pages 203-210

  Food security has a dynamic notion during the time and may be affected by various domestic and global factors.Nevertheless, Iranian policy makers consider food security as same as self-sufficiency in agricultural food products, particularly wheat production. However, self-sufficiency can contribute to ...  Read More

7. Factors Affecting Nonfarm Income Diversification among Rural Farm Households in Central Nepal

Raju Ghimire; Wen-Chi Huang; Rudra Bahadur Shrestha

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2014, , Pages 123-132

  Nonfarm activities play an important role in the determination of rural household income, consumption expenditure, and household food security. However, much less studies have been devoted to the factors that influence nonfarm income diversification by farm household in developing countries. Using cross-sectional ...  Read More

8. Fighting Hunger Together: A Case of Women Farmers’ Participation in Women Groups in Mwala Division, Kenya

Rebecca Njoki Karaya; Christopher Assa Onyango; David Mulama Amudavi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2013, , Pages 189-200

  Food security remains a major challenge for most rural households in Kenya especially those in arid and semi arid areas. Women play a crucial role as primary food producers and custodians of household food security. They however face many constraints in their endeavor to secure food for their households. ...  Read More