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Ghorbanian M, Liaghat A, Fasihi Harandi M. Investigation of the Effective Factors on the Improvement of Stakeholders Relationships in the Zayandeh-Rud Basin. jwss 2023; 27 (1) :137-158
URL: http://jstnar.iut.ac.ir/article-1-4272-en.html
University of Tehran , mohghiut@gmail.com
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Many of the social and security issues of the Zayandeh-Rud basin are the result of the government becoming the sole agent of governance and the gaps in the command-control governance structure. It is clear that the main issue to achieve participatory governance is the gap in stakeholder relations and the lack of a coherent and flexible agenda to improve these relations. Therefore, the objective of this study was to provide solutions for improving relationships as a starting point and key to reforming the governance structure. The management and transition framework (MTF) was used to analyze the stakeholders and the relationships between them that showed the concentration of tension in the relationship between Isfahan farmers and the Ministry of Energy (Isfahan Regional Water Company). Also, using the MTF database and the participatory model building (PMB) based on interviews with key Stakeholders, the causes, solutions, consequences, and obstacles to improve these relationships were extracted in the form of causal circles. Finally, by focusing on the solutions, the conceptual model of improving the relations between the Stakeholders and the solutions presented by the interviewees, including holding local elections and convening the Zayandeh-Rud Basin water assembly, mediation with interdisciplinary knowledge approach, participatory management working groups, the formation and strengthening of the economic committee improve the livelihood of farmers, the holding of government meetings with farmers and industries were reviewed.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Ggeneral
Received: 2022/05/23 | Accepted: 2022/10/18 | Published: 2023/05/31

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