Operation and Management Model based on Collaborative Mechanism of Design in Shadegan (the views of local stakeholders)

Document Type : Original Articles


1 post-Graduate Environmental Education Planning and Management Environmental, Department of Energy, Faculty of Science and Research Branch, College Islamic Azad University, Khuzestan

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Faculty of Engineering, Crop and Rural College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Ramin Khuzestan

3 Assistant Professor, Assosiate Department of Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment Energy, Science and Research Branch, College Islamic Azad University, Khuzestan


In this paper, more than half a century of successful implement-tation of a collaborative management industry, particularly in the field of managing natural resources by a sustainable human approach, is emphasized. The present study (design, operation and management mechanism), is based on the participation of the residents of Shadegan. Research methods include a descriptive survey and a statistical study of five rural residential areas placed in and around wildlife sanctuaries. Shadegan has a population of 6,000 people, and a sample of 361 individuals was determined according to Morgan and Takman.Regarding the outlook of residents and local farmers of different regions, concerning economic, social, and cultural issues, and the environmental sustainability rate of participation incentives, the results of correlation analysis show that in regard to the current management of wetlands, the difference in the percentage level, relative to the obstacles and challenges facing participants in activities associated with wetlands, is five percent.