Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 386

Full Length Research Paper

Village development groups: Model based on participation in achieving rural development

Mahmoud Falsolaiman*
  • Mahmoud Falsolaiman*
  • Geography Department, University of Birjand, Iran
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Hojat Sadeghi
  • Hojat Sadeghi
  • Geography and rural planning, Isfahan university, Iran
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Mohammad Hajipur
  • Mohammad Hajipur
  • eography and rural planning, Kharazmi university, Iran
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  •  Received: 16 August 2012
  •  Accepted: 15 April 2014
  •  Published: 30 June 2014


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