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Shahidi A, zeraatkar Z, Mohammadi Givshad S. Study of Educational-extension strategies for optimal water consumption management to deal with drought in the border area of Dorrh section of Sarbisheh city, South Khorasan province. Arid Regions Geographic Studies. 2021; 11 (43) :88-102
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The Agricultural Sector has the highest share in creating the water crisis in Iran; therefore managing optimal use of water resources is inevitable. The purpose of this study is to investigate educational- extension strategies for optimal water consumption management to deal with drought in Dorroh section. This research was conducted by survey method and the data were collected using a questionnaire. The statistical population of the study was one of the progressive farmers in Doroh area. In this study, two methods of descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. In order to evaluate the effect of the four main components of the questionnaire on optimal water consumption management, structural equations modeling was used. Examination of the factor loading effect of the components of the questionnaire on optimal consumption management showed that among these components, the extension component in the field of optimal water consumption management with an average of 3.96 and the effectiveness of farmers' participation in the field of optimal water consumption management with an average of 3.61 Plays the least role. By prioritizing the research items by farmers, it is suggested that more researchers, promoters and experts in the field of agricultural water management methods cooperate, more farmers participate in water planning and flood management in order to irrigate the table. Groundwater and water supply to be used for agriculture and surface water storage from the common border with Afghanistan.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: کشاورزی و منابع طبیعی
Received: 05/Apr/21 | Accepted: 24/Nov/21 | Published: 24/Nov/21

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