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Journal:   GEOGRAPHY   SUMMER 2016 , Volume 14 , Number 49; Page(s) 21 To 40.
 
Paper: 

THE LINK BETWEEN TOURISM AND AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES ALONG ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY WITH AN EMPHASIS ON LOCAL COMMUNITY ATTITUDES (CASE STUDY: RURAL AREAS OF TONEKABON COUNTY)

 
 
Author(s):  JOMEPOUR MAHMOOD, HEYDARI ZAHRA
 
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Abstract: 

Nowadays tourism activities are merely translated into spending time in the nature and practically no rules or targeted plans are defined for the purpose of being able to form a special type of tourism based on the available capacities in different rural areas. This flaw in planning can result in irreparable damage in sensitive and fragile environments and make the rural areas face a challenge. That being said, the aim of this paper is to study the available capacities in villages and planning for tourism, especially in agriculture sector which includes the main occupation of the local community, and correct usage of these resources will result in environmental sustainability. In this paper, the case study is, rural areas around Tirom rood (Shirood Lake) located in Tonekabon county that has various capacities related to agriculture sector and had been a center of attention of many tourists both daily and second-home. Methodology is applied in terms of goas and in terms of nature, is descriptive-analytic of elevated type. The statistical population of this study is compromised of farmers of 7 selected villages in the area of Tirom Rood central sector of Tonekabon County. The criterion for selection of the villages used an estimated method based on the knowledge of the researcher and also for selection of the research’s sample population (the farmers) Cochran’s method was used. Required data has been prepared using questionnaires and results show that attachment and farmers participation components have a favorable condition and on the contrary management and planning components have an unfavorable condition.

 
Keyword(s): AGRITOURISM, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, ATTITUDE, RURAL AREAS, TONEKABON
 
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