Meta-analysis Assessment of rural development plans articles in Iran

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Professor of Geography and Rural Planning ,Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2 Phd of Geography and Rural Planning, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor of Geography and Rural Planning ,Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

4 Associate Professor of Geography and Rural Planning ,Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran


Despite the increasing importance of open and rural areas as one of the most fundamental design of local development projects in rural settlements in the country and efforts in the field of study and evaluation plan, slot studies (especially in With regard to the assessment process) in this area is the very tangible. Within this framework, strategic questions are: assessment schemes in the rural territory evaluated each generation and how much of the researcher-functional or process have been done? In fact, the aim of this study was to analyze the documents, papers evaluating rural plans in Iran, with emphasis on the fourth generation of evaluation criteria, the procedure is the meta-analysis. The results of the analysis show that in terms of evaluation, studies, 45.4% in the second generation (Functional Assessment), and 36.3% were in the first generation; and the third and fourth generation (evaluation process) each to 9.1% account. This shows lack of attention to the evaluation of the researcher-related schemes in rural Iran.


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