Analysis of the Role of Management Based on Good Rural Governance in the Formation of Creative Settlements in Rural Areas (Case Study: Roshtkhar Township)

Document Type : Thesis Article


1 PhD student, Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography and Environmental Planning, University of Sistan and Baluchistan, Zahedan, Iran.

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


Villages are always a place for invention, innovation, and creativity. With the introduction of creative settlements in rural areas, it is possible to institutionalize decentralization, human resource creativity, public participation, and sustainable rural development in the heart of rural society. Good rural governance is a prerequisite for achieving the above-mentioned things. Therefore, the present research was conducted to analyze the role of management based on good rural governance in the development of creative settlements in rural areas, and villages of Roshtkhar Township. This research is practical in terms of purpose and the research method is descriptive-analytical. Data collection has been done in both documentary and field forms (questionnaire) in the two sectors of good rural governance and the formation of creative settlements. The statistical population of the research included heads of households in the villages of Roshtkhar Township, and based on the Cochran formula, the sample size of 377 households was calculated and distributed randomly. AHP technique, SAR analytical model, Vicor model, and Pearson test were used for data analysis. The research results confirm that good rural governance has changed the quality of life of rural households by creating creative villages and bringing quality to the optimal level for households living in rural areas. The findings of the research indicate that, in 69.9% of the 377 households surveyed, the level of good rural governance has increased in 19.5% of the surveyed households due to creative settlements compared to the last 10 years. The class of good rural governance has decreased due to creative settlements in this time frame.


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