African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4164

Full Length Research Paper

Factors influencing the utilization of financial facilities for under pressure irrigation system

Seyed Jamal Hosseini* and Sahar Dehyouri
Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.  
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 09 August 2011
  •  Published: 30 September 2011


The major purpose of this study was to determine factors influencing the utilization of financial facilities provided for under pressure irrigation system by farmers. The total population for this study was 250 participants who adopted the under pressure irrigation systems and 100 respondents were selected by using random sampling methods. The result indicates that 45% of the variance in the perception of respondents about factors influencing them to utilize the financial facilities could be explained by the necessary conditions, amount of water available, social consequences, installation difficulties and number of farming lands.


Key words: Under pressure irrigation system, financial facilities, Esfahan Province, Iran, agriculture bank, utilization.