Analysis of the Rural Households Wants from Rural Dehyars in Rural Development Process (Case Study: Rashtkhar County)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Rural Planning, Faculty of Geography and Environmental Planning, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran.

2 PhD Student, Department of Geography and Rural Planning, Faculty of Geography and Environmental Planning, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Zahedan, Iran.


Rural development is a process that emphasizes the comprehensive promotion of rural life through the context and encouragement of activities in line with the capabilities and bottlenecks in their general sense. It has been able to create the levels of demand (whether high or low, depending on the situation) in rural areas from relevant organizations. One of these organizations is rural municipality, which has been able to bring rural development by providing successful services to meet the needs of rural households. The present study analyzes the relationship between the level of demands of rural households from the performance of villagers in the process of improving rural development in Rashtkhar. The research is applied in terms of purpose and the research method is descriptive-analytical. The statistical population of the study included heads of households in the villages of Rashtkhar district, and according to Cochran's formula, the sample size of 353 households was calculated and was distributed randomly. Coopras technique and GIS software were used for ranking and spatial analysis of the villages and Shannon technique and Expert choice software, SPSS were used for statistical data analysis. In this study, the physical-structural index using the Shannon technique has the highest score (0.9633) and the environmental index has the lowest score (0.7542). According to the Coopers technique, Fathabad village has the best situation in terms of 4 indicators of the level of demands of rural households from the performance of villagers among the villages of Rashtkhar village and according to the distribution of villages with GIS software, Fatehabad village ranks first among other villages of Rashtkhar village in terms of Development. 


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