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Journal:   INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES (THE JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES)   SUMMER 2007 , Volume 14 , Number 3; Page(s) 99 To 112.
 
Paper: 

PROMOTION OF WOMEN'S ROLE IN WATERSHED MANAGEMENT: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES: A CASE STUDY OF HABLEH ROUD

 
 
Author(s):  NASIRI MASOUMEH*, PAPOLI YAZDI MOHAMMAD HOSSEIN, VOSOUGHI F.
 
* TARBIAT MODARES UNIVERSITY
 
Abstract: 
The change in the concept of social development over the last few decades, from the physical aspects to human dimensions has increased women's participation in socio-economic activities and enhancement of their capabilities has been regarded as key strategies in sustainable development. The present study attempts to achieve the following objective: Investigation of the impacts of NGO's activities in enhancing women's socioeconomic participation in the management of watersheds.
This paper has presented the results through employing parts of the phases, methodologies, and techniques of participation Rural Appraisal (PRA) in sample villages located in Hableh Roud watershed in the Garmsar plain. Among the achievements of the project is the actualization of local community participation including women's participation in decjsion-making on sustainable development, improvement of natural resource management through integration of modern and traditional technologies, increasing local community income sources through production of pharmaceutical plants, planting seedlings, strengthening traditional women's organizations, improvement of exploitation methods and conservation of soil and water resources. The most important result obtained from the present study is the finding that participatory activities are cultural and social issues. As such, work must continue until participation becomes institutionalized in the target community. The milestone and deliverable showing success in this endeavor will be gradual but steady changes observed in the behavior of the rural communities with reference social and economic problems reflecting their self-reliance. Confidence continuity and sustainability of the projects are also determined by direct involvement and participation of local communities, especially women, in all hases of project implementation fro concept development to implementation, monitoring, and assessment.
 
Keyword(s): WOMEN EMPOWERMENT, NGO'S, PARTICIPATION, WATERSHED MANAGEMENT EXTENSION
 
 
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APA: Copy

NASIRI, M., & PAPOLI YAZDI, M., & VOSOUGHI, F. (2007). PROMOTION OF WOMEN'S ROLE IN WATERSHED MANAGEMENT: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES: A CASE STUDY OF HABLEH ROUD. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES (THE JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES), 14(3), 99-112. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=104587



Vancouver: Copy

NASIRI MASOUMEH, PAPOLI YAZDI MOHAMMAD HOSSEIN, VOSOUGHI F.. PROMOTION OF WOMEN'S ROLE IN WATERSHED MANAGEMENT: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES: A CASE STUDY OF HABLEH ROUD. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES (THE JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES). 2007 [cited 2021July29];14(3):99-112. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=104587



IEEE: Copy

NASIRI, M., PAPOLI YAZDI, M., VOSOUGHI, F., 2007. PROMOTION OF WOMEN'S ROLE IN WATERSHED MANAGEMENT: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES: A CASE STUDY OF HABLEH ROUD. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES (THE JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES), [online] 14(3), pp.99-112. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=104587.



 
 
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