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The border towns of Baneh and Sardasht, located in two provinces of West Azerbaijan and Kurdistan, are dependent on the informal economy due to geographical and environmental characteristics and the backwardness of the formal economic sectors. Following the growth of this type of economy,...

Author(s)
Shamai, A.; Akbari, E. A.; Movahed, A.; Ahmadi, A.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Journal of Studies of Human Settlements Planning, 2018, 13, 43, pp Pe323-Pe342
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Nowadays, sustainability is considered by planners and researchers to be a dominant approach for development of rural tourism. In this respect, a variety of research studies have been done for studying this paradigm leading to introduction of various conceptual frameworks such as sustainability and ...

Author(s)
Ronizi, S. R. A.; Shaykh-Baygloo, R.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2017, 3, 4, pp Pe481-Pe495, En4
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Environmental risks are factors that can affect various aspects of social and economic life of the people. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of drying trend of the Urmia Lake on the economic development of the rural areas. The study was done using the descriptive-survey...

Author(s)
Haghi, S.; Khatoonabadi, A.; Ebrahimi, M. S.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2016, 3, 3, pp Pe287-Pe302, En1
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Tourism development in rural areas is one of the main strategies to achieve rural development. The aim of this descriptive-analytical study is to analyze the impact of rural tourism in the socio-economic development of rural areas (Kesselian County) of Mazandaran province. Data collected using 190...

Author(s)
Koohbone, M. S. E.; Izad, E.
Publisher
University of Torbat Heydarieh, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran
Citation
Rural Development Strategies, 2014, 1, 1, pp 71-83, 6
Abstract

This paper identifies and assesses the social and economic outcomes of the establishment of industrial activities in rural areas of Minudasht (Iran). It also examines the physical and environmental consequences of the establishment of the industries. Job creation and income generation are some of...

Author(s)
Langroodi, S. H. M.; Toorani, A.; Soleimangoli, R.
Publisher
University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Urban - Regional Studies and Research, 2011, 3, 9, pp 37-58