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Assess the Willingness of Villagers to Medicinal Plants Cooperative for Entrepreneurship in the Hezarjarib Area, Behshahr. jea. 2014; 1 (2) :82-95
URL: http://jea.sanru.ac.ir/article-1-78-en.html
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  Cooperative company is an economic social organization that formed for gatherings of the people freely and voluntarily, in order to create jobs in specific fields to achieve the common goals of the members. Cooperation will banish trafficking and exploitation of persons and its main objective is entrepreneurship, collection of human and moral values ​​with economic objectives. In the field of medicinal plants in the Hezarjarib Region of Behshahr has started some works in about 10 acres that need to more support from relevant institutions. This study was designed to measure the formation of medicinal plants cooperative in Behshahr (Yanesar section) to entrepreneurship and new job opportunities. 10 villages randomly (Using a random number table) were selected among the 33 villages, and five land owners were selected in each village randomly to complete the questionnaire. This study level was nominal scale and Goodman's correlation test was used to evaluate variables. The results showed that the people wanting to join the cooperatives had no significant correlation with production problems, the people jobs and their satisfaction familiarity but was significant about farmers' age, educational level, and land ownership, kind of crop production, history of medicinal plants production and cooperative membership history. However, the farmers don’t tend to the medicinal plants cultivation because of unfamiliarity of medicinal plants kinds for cultivate and production, lack of confidence and satisfaction of good income from production and sale of these plants.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2015/08/4 | Accepted: 2015/08/4 | Published: 2015/08/4

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