Assessing the Effects of Natural resource plans in livelihood of Sarduieh nomads, Jiroft county

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D Graduated in Range Management, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

2 Professor, Faculty of Natural Resources, University college of Agriculture and Natural resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Faculty of Natural Resources, University college of Agriculture and Natural resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.


People's attitudes toward influence of natural resource management projects on their livelihood could be playing a role important in the sustainability of these projects. This paper accomplished with general aim to studying the attitude of rancher towards the effects of range and watershed plans in sustainable livelihoods capitals tribal families in Sarduieh of Jiroft county. In this regard, five allotments selected that they were done range management and watershed plans. Sampling was simple Random method and the number of samples was determined by Krejcie and Morgan of 48 ranchers. Data were collected via focus groups and interviews structured questionnaire that its validity and reliability were achieved at an acceptable level. Forms and questionnaires analyzed after the initial review and verify the accuracy of the data. For processing and extraction of quantitative and qualitative data used from software SPSS18 and using statistical techniques appropriate with measurement level of variables. The findings show that there was a significant relationship between natural-ecological capital, human-technical, social and sustainable livelihoods of farmers. The results from multiple regression analysis showed that totally 83% of the variance of sustainable livelihoods is determined by third variable including natural capital, social capital and human capital and technical. Also, the findings of this study showed that the highest standard regression coefficient was related to index of natural capital and ecological indicators.


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Volume 74, Issue 3
December 2021
Pages 677-688
  • Receive Date: 25 December 2014
  • Revise Date: 30 September 2015
  • Accept Date: 09 January 2022
  • First Publish Date: 09 January 2022