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Socialworkmag 2018, 7(1): 46-55 Back to browse issues page
Barriers to Empowering Clients in Agricultural Employment Plans of the Imam Khomeini Relief Committee in Golestan Province
Mohammadreza Mahboobi1, Parastoo Kianoosh2, Ahmad Abedisarvestani2
1- Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources , Mahboobi47@gmail.com
2- Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
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Introduction: Removing barriers to empowering poor people in employment development plans is the key issue. This research is aimed to investigate barriers to empowering clients in agricultural employment plans of the Imam Khomeini relief committee (IKRC) in Golestan province.
Methods: This was an applied survey method research. The statistical population of the study consisted of all the clients of IKRC in agricultural employment plans in 2016, in Golestan province (N= seven hundred seventy-nine), one hundred sixty of whom were randomly selected as the research sample. The research instrument was a questionnaire. The face validity of the research tool was determined by reviewing the views of the faculty members of the agricultural extension and education department of Gorgan University of agricultural sciences and natural resources and the experts of the relief committee. The content validity of the research tool was determined using content validity ratio and content validity index, which the value of the content validity ratio was 0.89 and the value of the content validity index was 0.83. The reliability of the questionnaire was 0.81 by means of Cronbach's alpha test for capacity barriers. Regarding the fact that the research aimed to reduce the volume of variables and to classify the barriers to empowering clients in employment plans, data were analyzed using exploratory factor analysis using the SPSS22 software. 
Results: Factor analysis results indicated that the barriers to empowering clients in agricultural employment plans of the IKRC are in nine factors include economic, individual and family, motivational, educational, behavioral, market, credit, occupational and social.
Conclusions: Therefore, it can be concluded that economic barriers, and then personal and family barriers, are the most important barriers to empowering clients in the employment plans of IKRC in Golestan province.
Keywords: Empowerment, Employment Plans, Imam Khomeini Relief Committee
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/12/5 | Accepted: 2017/09/14 | Published: 2018/04/15
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Mahboobi M, Kianoosh P, Abedisarvestani A. Barriers to Empowering Clients in Agricultural Employment Plans of the Imam Khomeini Relief Committee in Golestan Province. Socialworkmag. 2018; 7 (1) :46-55
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