Designing a sustainable livelihoods model with an emphasis on drought management
by Seyedeh Fatemeh Moazaeni; Maryam Omidi Najafabadi; Seyed Jamal Farajollah Hosseini
International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics (IJSAMI), Vol. 3, No. 2, 2017

Abstract: The present study has used the 'sustainable livelihoods framework' to identify the antecedents of drought management. The main purpose of the study is to investigate the influence of factors of the sustainable livelihood model. The data were collected from a survey given to experts at Agricultural Ministry of Iran. The survey received 162 effective responses based on proportional stratified sampling. Based on the findings from the confirmative factor analysis, the order of effect of latent variables was physical capital (infrastructure) (89%), human capital (85%), political capital (80%), financial capital (79%) and social capital (54%). According to the results, some suggestions are presented.

Online publication date: Sat, 05-Aug-2017

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