Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Arid and Desert Rehabilitation, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

3 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics and Agricultural Development, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

4 Ph.D. student of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics Department, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

5 Master, Agricultural Jihad Organization of Fars Province, Shiraz, Iran.

6 Instructor, Member of the Supreme Forest Council of the Natural Resources and Watershed Organization of the country, Tehran, Iran.



Low income level of local communities is one of the causes of natural land degradation. Implementation of moringa peregrina cultivation development plan in the desert areas of southern Iran leads to its economic development. The economic level required by every rural household has become. The research data were extracted from the moringa peregrina development plan prepared by the Forests, Rangelands and Watershed Management Organization and all data were calculated in the base year of 1400. Due to the limited land and the need for an appropriate criterion for the participation of each rural household, the minimum economic level was determined in each of the executive areas. Determining the minimum economic level using the financial evaluation of the project, financial indicators of net present value (NPV), Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR), internal rate of return (IRR) and return on investment (ROI) for the duration of the project from 1400 to 1420 Was examined. Considering the location and topography of the region in general, financial indicators indicate the appropriateness and profitability of the project. Taking into account the average costs of each household in the village of Sistan and Baluchestan province in the implementation of the plan of minimum economic level in plain areas (0.8 hectares), flat areas (3.24 hectares), terrace areas (4.48 hectares), areas Mahour hill (11.08 hectares) and mountainous and impassable areas (6.21 hectares) have been estimated. The minimum level obtained can provide decision makers with valuable information for desert land management in areas prone to moringa peregrina cultivation.


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