Stady of the effective factors on social forestry in the vegetation kabirkoh areas (Case Study: Dareshahr County)

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Stady of the effective factors on social forestry in the vegetation kabirkoh areas (Case Study: Dareshahr County)

Somaye Zeinivand-Nejad, Ali Roatami, Mehdi Heydari
J. Bio. Env. Sci.5( 4), 250-258, October 2014.
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Social forestry is a common effort aiming at the formation of forest production along with reserving forestry natural resources in long term for whole community to get benefit. The main objective behind the present study of factors influencing social forestry in the vegetative kabirkoh areas (case study: darreshar county). This descriptive–applied research is considered as a causative – relative study. The findings revealed that there is a direct and meaningful relationship among age, the namber of family members, marriag, educational level, employment, main job, yearly income, relational factors, developmental factors, social and cultural factors, and rustic political factors, and their participation in social forestry variables. As well there is not any meaningful relationship between gender, land ownership and the consuming fuel variables. As well, job situation, main job, behavioral relations, developments, political, social and cultural have been identified and in vestigated in a regression logestic way in which its sixth step has been reported and they show the meaningfulness of the variables. The results show that social and cultural factors, relational and developmental factors, and individual characteristics have a positive impact upon rural participation in social forestry variables.


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