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Hossein Azadi


Senior researcher at:

- Economics and Rural Development, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, University of Liège, Belgium

- Department of Geography, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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Publications

(ISI journals)

  1. Thu Hang, N.T., Azadi, H., Cuong, T.H., Lebailly. P. (In press). Assessment of household risk management strategies for coastal aquaculture: The case of clam farming in Thaibinh Province, Vietnam. Aquaculture International. (IF: 1.095)
  2. Khedrigharibvand, H., Azadi, H., Teklemariam, D., Houshyar, E., De Maeyer, P., Witlox, F. (In press). Alternative livelihoods model for sustainable rangeland management: A review of multi-criteria decision making techniques. Environment, Development and Sustainability. (IF:NA)
  3. Nazari, S., Burkart, S., Mahmoudi, H., Taheri, F., Mahdavi Damghani, A., Yazdanpanah, M., Hosseininia, G., Azadi, H. (In press). More food or better distribution? Reviewing food policy options in developing countries. Food Reviews International. (IF: 2.000)
  4. Thanh Nguyen, L., Pham Hoai Nguyen, L. Van Passel, S., Azadi, H., Lebailly, P. (In press). Access to preferential loans for poverty reduction and rural development: Evidence from Viet Nam. Journal of Economic Issues. (IF: NA)
  5. Azadi, H., Taube, F., Taheri, F. (In press). Co-existence of GM, conventional and organic crops in developing countries: Main debates and concerns. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. (IF: 5.492)
  6. Adenle, A.A., Azadi, H., Manning, L. (In press). The era of sustainable agricultural development in Africa: Understanding the benefits and constraints. Food Reviews International. . (IF: 1.974)
  7. Ghoochani, O.M., Ghanian, M., Alimirzae, E., Baradaran, M., Azadi, H. (In press). Behavioral intentions towards Genetically Modified Crops in southwest Iran: A multi-stakeholder analysis. Environment, Development and Sustainability. (IF: NA)
  8. Fatemi, M., Azadi, H., Rafiaani, P., Taheri, F., Dubois, T., Van Passel, S., Witlox, F. (In press). Effects of supply chain management on tomato export in Iran: Application of structural equation modeling. Journal of Food Products Marketing. (IF: NA)
  9. Rafiaani, P., Kuppens, T., Van Dael, M., Azadi, H., Lebailly, P., Van Passel, S. (In press). Social sustainability assessments in the biobased economy: Towards a systemic approach Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. (IF: 8.050)
  10. Gebrehiwot, N.T., Azadi, H., Taheri, F., Van Passel, S. (In press). How participation in vegetables market affects livelihoods: Empirical evidence from Northern Ethiopia. Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing. (IF: NA)
  11. Solomon, N., Birhane, E., Gordon, C., Haile, M., Taheri, F., Azadi, H., Scheffran, J. (In press). Environmental impacts and causes of conflict in the Horn of Africa: A review. Earth-Science Reviews. (IF: 7.051)
  12. Al Masud, M., Moni, N.N., Azadi, H., Van Passel, S. (2018). Sustainability impacts of tidal river management: Towards a conceptual framework. Ecological Indicators. 85, 451–467. (IF: 3.898)
  13. Memarbashi, E., Azadi, H., Barati, A.A., Mohajeri, F., Van Passel, S., Witlox, F. (In press). Land-use suitability in Northeast Iran: Application of AHP-GIS hybrid model. International Journal of Geo-Information. (IF: 1.502)
  14. Vlek, P.L.G., Khamzina, A., Azadi, H., Bhaduri, A., Bharati, L., Braimoh, A., Martius, C., Sunderland, T., Taheri, F. (In press). Trade-offs in multi-purpose land use under land degradation. Sustainability. (IF: 1.789)
  15. Joolaie, R., Abedi Sarvestani, A., Taheri, F., Van Passel, S., Azadi, H. (2017). Sustainable cropping pattern in North Iran: Application of Fuzzy Goal Programming. Environment, Development and Sustainability. 19(6), 2199–2216. (IF: NA)
  16. Teklemariam, D., Azadi, H., Nyssen, J., Lanckriet, S., Ghebreyohannes Asfaha, T., Haile, M., Taheri, F., Witlox, F. (In press). Dynamics of the North-South capital flows or rise of South-South land deals? Features of land acquisition in Ethiopia. Land Degradation and Development, 28, 2389–2407. (IF: 8.145)
  17. Azadi, H., De Rudder, F., Vlassenroot, K., Nega, F., Nyssen, J. (2017). Targeting international food aid programmes: The case of productive safety net programme in Tigray, Ethiopia. Sustainability, 9(10), 1716. (IF: 1.789)
  18. Houshyar, E., Mahmoodi-Eshkaftaki, M., Azadi, H. (2017). Impacts of technological change on energy use efficiency and GHG mitigation of pomegranate: Application of dynamic data envelopment analysis models. Journal of Cleaner Production,162 (20), 1180-1191. (IF: 5.715)
  19. Teklemariam, D., Lanckriet, S., Azadi, H., Ghebreyohannes, T., Haile, M., Witlox, F., Nyssen, J. (2017). Effects of land deals on peak discharge and sediment transport in the catchments around the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Land Degradation and Development, 28 (6), 1852–1861. (IF: 8.145)
  20. Azadi, H., Barati, A.A., Rafiaani, P., Taheri, F., Gebrehiwot, K., Witlox, F. Lebailly, P. (2017). Evolution of land use change modeling: routes to different knowledge schools. Landscape and Ecological Engineering, 13 (2), 319–332. (IF: 0.597)
  21. Dehghani Pour, M., Motiee, N., Barati, A.A. Taheri, F., Azadi, H., Gebrehiwot, K., Lebailly, P., Van Passel, S., Witlox, F. (2017). Impacts of the Hara Biosphere Reserve on livelihood and welfare in Persian Gulf. Ecological Economics, 141, 76–86. (IF: 3.227)
  22. Hanh, H.Q., Azadi, H., Dogot, T., Vu Dinh, T., Lebailly, P. (2017). Dynamics of agrarian systems and land use change in North Vietnam. Land Degradation & Development. 28 (3), 799–810 (IF: 8.145)
  23. Taheri, F., Azadi, H., D'Haese, M. (2017). A world without hunger: Organic crops or GM crops? Sustainability, 9(4), 580. (IF: 1.343)
  24. Teklemariam, D., Nyssen, J., Azadi, H., Haile, M., Lanckriet, S., Taheri, F., Witlox, F. (2017). Commercial land deals and the interactions between investors and local people: Evidence from western Ethiopia. Land Use Policy, 63, 312-323 (IF: 2.768).
  25. Ghoochani, O.M., Ghanian, M., Baradaran, M., Azadi, H. (2017). Multi Stakeholders' attitudes toward Bt rice in Southwest, Iran: Application of TPB and multi attribute models. Integrative Psychological & Behavioral Science,51 (1), 141–163 (IF: 1.088)
  26. Moretti, M., Njakoudjomo, S., Azadi, H., May, K., De Vos, K., Van Passel, S., Witters, N. (2017). A systematic review of environmental and economic impacts of smart grids. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews,68(2), 888–898.(IF: 6.798)
  27. Abadi Dirar, S., Berhanu, T., Getachew, D., Azadi, H. (2017). Financial product development and members' voluntary saving behavior in saving and credit cooperatives in Tigray: A case study in Endamohoni Woreda. Cogent Economics & Finance,5, 1279864.(IF: 0.26)
  28. Zarafshani, K., Ghasemi, Sh., Houshyar, E., Azadi, H., Ghanbarali, R., Van Passel, S., Azadi, H. (2017). Canola adoption enhancement in Western Iran. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 41 (1), 47-58. (IF: 0.815)
  29. Petrescu, D.C., Petrescu-Mag, R.M., Burny, P., Azadi, H. (2017). A new wave in Romania: Organic food. Consumers’ Motivations, Perceptions and Habits. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 47 (1), 46-75. (IF: 0.926)
  30. Adenle, A.A., Manning, L., Azadi, H. (2017). Agribusiness innovation: A pathway to sustainable economic growth in Africa. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 59, 88-104. (IF: 5.150)
  31. Dadi, D., Stellmacher, T., Senbeta, F., Van Passel, S., Azadi, H. (2017). Environmental and health impacts of effluents from textile industries in Ethiopia: The case of Gelan and Dukem, Oromia Regional State. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189, 11. (IF: 1.633)
  32. Jouzi, Z., Azadi, H., Taheri, F., Zarafshani, K., Gebrehiwot, K., Van Passel, S., Lebailly. P. (2017). Organic farming and small-scale farmers: Main opportunities and challenges. Ecological Economics, 132, 144-154. (IF: 3.227)
  33. Ngo, T.T.H., Tran, H.C., Azadi, H., Lebailly, P. (2016). Aquaculture land use policy: The case of clam farming in Thaibinh province,Vietnam. Sustainability, 8(12), 1251. (IF: 1.343)
  34. Azadi, H., Barati, A.A., Rafiaani, A., Raufi, A., Zarafshani, K., Mamoorian, M., Van Passel, S., Lebailly,P. (2016). Agricultural land conversion drivers in Northeast Iran: Application of structural equation model. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 9, 591–609. (IF: 0.686)
  35. Khedri Gharibvand, H., Azadi, H., Moradi Dashtpagerdi, M., Omidezadeh Ardali, E., Witlox, F. (2016). Factors affecting sustainable rangeland management: Export's attitudes towards livelihood cornerstones in the Bazof region. European Journal of Sustainable Development, 5 (3), 169-184. (IF: NA)
  36. Dechassa, C., Simane, B., Alamirew, B., Azadi, H. (2016). Agro-ecological based small-holder farmer’s livelihoods vulnerability to climate variability and change in Didesa sub Basin of Blue Nile River, Ethiopia. Academia Journal of Agricultural Research, 4(5), 230-240. (IF: 0.546)
  37. Vandergeten, E., Azadi, H., Teklemariam, D., Nyssen, D., Witlox, F., Vanhaute, E. (2016). Agricultural outsourcing or land grabbing: A meta-analysis. Landscape Ecology,31(7), 1395-1417. (IF: 3.657)
  38. Afsharzade, N., Papzan, A., Ashjaee, M., Delangizan, S., Van Passel, S., Azadi, H. (2016). Renewable energy development in rural areas of Iran. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 65, 743-755. (IF: 6.798)
  39. Shabanzadeh-Khoshrody, M., Azadi, H., Khajooeipour, A., Nabavi-Pelesaraei, A. (2016). Analytical investigation of the effects of dam construction on the productivity and efficiency of farmers. Journal of Cleaner Production. 135, 549-557. (IF: 4.959)
  40. Raufirad, V., Azadi, H., Ebrahimi, A., Bagheri, S. (2016). Determining rangeland species palatability: Application of principal component analysis. Rangelands. 8(3), 105-112. (IF: NA)
  41. Zarafshani, K., Sharafi, L., Azadi, H., Van Passel, S. (2016). Vulnerability assessment models to drought: Toward a conceptual framework. Sustainability.8(6), 588.(IF: 1.343)
  42. Ghanian, M., Ghoochani, O.M., Kitterlin, M., Jahangiry, S., Zarafshani, K., Van Passel, S., Azadi, H. (2016). Attitudes of agricultural experts toward genetically modified crops: A case study in Southwest Iran. Science and Engineering Ethics, 22 (2), 509-524 (IF: 1.454)
  43. Dadi, D., Azadi, H., Senbeta, F., Abebe, K., Taheri, F., Stellmacher, T. (2016). Urban sprawl and its impacts on land use change in Central Ethiopia. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 16, 132–141 . (IF: 2.006)
  44. Teklemariam, D., Azadi, H., Nyssen, J., Haile, M., Witlox, F. (2016). How sustainable is transnational farmland acquisition in Ethiopia? Lessons learned from the Benishangul Gumuz Region. Sustainability, 8(3). (IF: 1.343)
  45. Hosseininia, Gh., Rafiaani Khachak, P., Nooripoor, M., Van Passel, S., Azadi, H. (2016). Understanding communicational behavior among rangelands’ stakeholders: application of social network analysis. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 59(2), 320-341. (IF: 1.710)
  46. Azadi, H., Samiee, A., Mahmoudi, H., Jouzi, Z., Rafiaani Khachak, P., De Maeyer, P., Witlox, F. (2016). Genetically modified crops and small-scale farmers: Main opportunities and challenges. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 36(3), 434-46. (IF: 7.510)
  47. Beltrán-Morales, A., Córdoba-Matson, M.V., García-Hernández, J.L., Troyo-Diéguez, E., Azadi, H., Ruiz-Espinoza, F.H., Valdez-Cepeda, R.D., Murillo-Amador, B. (2015). Salinity effects on germination and seedlings biomass of Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum: an endangered species. Journal of the Professional Association for Cactus Development, 17, 107-122. (IF: 0.3)
  48. Ghorbani, M., Raufirad, V., Rafiaani, P., Azadi, H. (2015). Ecotourism sustainable development strategies using SWOT and QSPM model: A case study of Kaji Namakzar Wetland, South Khorasan Province, Iran. Tourism Management Perspectives, 16, 290–297. (IF: 1.505)
  49. Naderi Mahdei, K., Pouya, M., Taheri, F., Azadi, H., Van Passel, S. (2015). Sustainability indicators of Iran’s developmental plans: Application of the sustainability compass theory. Sustainability, 7(11), 14647-14660. (IF: 1.343).
  50. Soltani, S., Hosseini, S.J.F., Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2015). Marketing innovation in rural small food industries in Iran. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 21(5), 533-551. (IF: NA)
  51. Khedri Gharibvand, H., Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2015). Exploring appropriate livelihood alternatives for sustainable rangeland management. The Rangeland Journal, 37(4), 345-356. (IF: 1.096)
  52. Adenle, A.A., Azadi, H., Arbiol, J. (2015). Global assessment of technological innovation for climate change adaptation and mitigation in developing world. Journal of Environmental Management, 161(15), 261-275. (IF: 3.131)
  53. Azadi, H., Ghanian, M., Ghuchani, O.M., Rafiaani Khachak, P., Taning, C.N.T., Hajivand, R.Y., Dogot, T. (2015). Genetically modified crops: Towards agricultural growth, agricultural development or agricultural sustainability? Food Reviews International, 31(3), 195-221. (IF: 1.974)
  54. De Schepper, E., Lizin, S., Durlinger, B., Azadi, H., Van Passel, S. (2015). Economic and environmental performances of small-scale rural PV solar projects under the Clean Development Mechanism:The case of Cambodia.Energies, 8(9), 9892-9914. (IF: 2.077)
  55. Shahraki, M.R., Abedi-Sarvestani, A., Seyedi, M., Rafiaani Khachak, P., Nieto-Garibay, A. Van Passel, S., Azadi, H. (2015). The perception by pastoralists of the factors influencing the appropriate distribution of livestock in the rangelands of north-east Iran. The Rangeland Journal, 37(2), 191-197. (IF: 1.096)
  56. Nazari, S., Pezeshki Rad, G., Sedighi, H., Azadi, H. (2015). Vulnerability of wheat farmers: Toward a conceptual framework. Ecological Indicators, 52, 517-532. (IF: 3.190)
  57. Barati, A.A., Asadi, A., Kalantari, K., Azadi, H. Witlox, F. (2015). Agricultural land conversion in Northwest Iran. International Journal of Environmental Research, 9(1), 281-290. (IF: 1.100)
  58. Teklemariam, D., Azadi, H., Nyssen, J., Haile, M., Witlox, F. (2015). Transnational land deals: Towards an inclusive governance framework. Land Use Policy, 42, 781–789. (IF: 2.768)
  59. Raufirad, V., Ebrahimi, A., Azadi, H. (2015). Animal preference and external plant attributes: Application of principle component analysis. Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), 6(1), 22-33. (IF: 1.356)
  60. Hoeks, C., Azadi, H., RafiaaniKhachak, P., Troyo-Dieguez, E., Van Passel, S., Witlox, F. (2014). Reforming land tenure systems in South Africa: Routes to socio-economic and agricultural sustainability. Development Policy Review, 32(6), 647-674. (IF: 0.831)
  61. Mahmoudi, H., Renn, O., Hoffmann, V., Van Passel, S., Azadi, H. (2015). Social risk screening using a socio-political ambiguity approach: The case of organic agriculture in Iran. Journal of Risk Research, 18(6), 747-770. (IF: 1.027)
  62. Rudi, L.M., Azadi, H., Witlox, F., Lebailly, P. (2014). Land rights as an engine of growth? An analysis of Cambodian land grabs in the context of development theory. Land Use Policy, 38, 564–572.(IF: 2.768)
  63. Soltani, S., Azadi, H., Mahmoudi, H., Witlox, F. (2014). Organic agriculture in Iran: Farmers' barriers to and motives for adoption. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 29(2), 126-134. (IF: 1.435)
  64. Vanschoenwinkel, J., Lizin, S., Swinnen, G., Azadi, H., Van Passel, S. (2014). Solar cooking in Senegalese villages: An application of best-worst scaling. Energy Policy, 67, 447–458. (IF: 3.045)
  65. Houshyar, E., Sheikh Davoodi, M.J., Almassi, M., Bahrami, H., Azadi, H., Omidi, M., Sayyad, G.A., Witlox, F. (2014). Silage corn production in conventional and conservation tillage systems. Part I: Sustainability analysis using combination of GIS/AHP and multi-fuzzy modelling. Ecological Indicators, 39, 102–114. (IF: 3.190)
  66. Azadi, H., Samari, D., Zarafshani, K., Hosseininia, G., Witlox, F. (2013). Sustainable forest management in Iran: A factor analysis. Sustainability Science, 8(4), 543–551. (IF: 2.494)
  67. Schoonbeek, S., Azadi, H., Mahmoudi, H., Derudder, B., De Maeyer, P., Witlox, F. (2013). Organic agriculture and undernourishment in developing countries: Main potentials and challenges. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 53(9), 917-928. (IF: 5.492)
  68. Ghasemi, S., Karami, E., Azadi, H. (2013). Knowledge, attitudes and behavioral intentions of agricultural professionals towards GM foods: A case study in Southwest Iran. Science and Engineering Ethics, 19(3), 1201-1227. (IF: 1.454)
  69. Hosseininia, G.H., Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2013). Sustainable rangeland management: Pastoralists' attitudes toward integrated programs in Iran. Journal of Arid Environments, 92, 26-33. (IF: 1.623)
  70. Abolhassani, L., Oesten, G., Rajmis, S., Azadi, H. (2013). Attitudes of rangeland holders towards sustainable range management in Iran: a case study of the Semnan rangelands. The Rangeland Journal, 35(4), 435-443. (IF: 1.096)
  71. Soltani, S., Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2013). Technological innovation drivers in rural small food industries in Iran. Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing, 25(1), 68–83. (IF: NA)
  72. Azadi, H., Houshyar, E., Zarafshani, K., Hosseininia, G., Witlox, F. (2013). Agricultural outsourcing: A two-headed coin? Global and Planetary Change, 100(20), 20-27. (IF: 3.548)
  73. Zarafshani, K., Sharafi, L., Azadi., H., Hosseininia, G., De Maeyer, P., Witlox, F. (2012). Drought vulnerability assessment of wheat farmers in West Iran. Global and Planetary Change, 98-99, 122–130. (IF:3.548)
  74. Houshyar, E., Azadi, H., Almassi, M., Sheikh Davoodi, M.J., Witlox, F. (2012). Sustainable and efficient energy consumption of corn production in Southwest Iran: combination of Multi-Fuzzy and DEA modeling. Energy, 44(1), 672-681. (IF: 4.292)
  75. Azadi, H., Van Acker, V., Zarafshani, K., Witlox, F. (2012). Food systems: New-Ruralism vs. New-Urbanism. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 92(11), 2224–2226. (IF: 2.076)
  76. Azadi, H., de Jong, S., Derudder, B., De Maeyer, P., Witlox, F. (2012). Bitter sweet: How sustainable is bio-ethanol production in Brazil? Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 16(6), 3599-3603. (IF: 6.798)
  77. Rudi, L.M., Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2012). Reconcilability of socio-economic development enhancement and environmental improvement in the context of Sub-Saharan Africa. Global and Planetary Change, 86-87, 1-10. (IF: 3.548)
  78. Samari, D., Azadi, H., Zarafshani, K., Hosseininia, G., Witlox, F. (2012). Determining appropriate forestry extension model in the Zagros area, Iran: Application of AHP. Forest Policy and Economics, 15, 91-97. (IF: 1.552)
  79. Azadi, H., Schoonbeek, S., Mahmoudi, H., Derudder, B., De Maeyer, P., Witlox, F. (2011). Organic agriculture and sustainable food production system: Main potentials. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 144(1), 92– 94. (IF: 3.564)
  80. Bazuin, S. Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2011). Application of GM crops in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons learned from Green Revolution. Biotechnology Advances, 29(6), 908–912. (IF: 9.848)
  81. Azadi, H., Verheijke, G., Witlox, F. (2011). Pollute first, clean up later? Global and Planetary Change, 78(3), 77-82. (IF: 3.548)
  82. Azadi, H., Ho, P., Hafni, E., Zarafshani, K., Witlox, F. (2011). Multi-stakeholder involvement and urban green space performance. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 54(6), 785-811. (IF: 1.710)
  83. Zhao, J.H., Ho, P., Azadi, H. (2011). Benefits of Bt cotton counterbalanced by secondary pests? Perceptions of ecological change in China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 173(1), 985-994. (IF: 1.633)
  84. Schoot Uiterkamp, B.J., Azadi, H., Ho, P. (2011). Sustainable recycling model: A comparative analysis between India and Tanzania. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 55(3), 344-355. (IF: 3.280)
  85. Azadi, H., Talsma, N., Ho, P., Zarafshani, K. (2011). GM crops in Ethiopia: A realistic way to increase agricultural performance? Trends in Biotechnology, 29(1), 6-8. (IF: 12.065)
  86. Azadi, H., Ho, P., Hasfiati, L. (2011). Agricultural land conversion drivers: A comparison between less developed, developing and developed countries. Land Degradation & Development, 22(6), 596–604. (IF: 8.145)
  87. Zarafshani, K. Rostamitabar, F., Hosseininia, G.H., Akbari, M., Azadi, H. (2010). Are agricultural production cooperatives successful? A case study in Western Iran. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, 8(4), 482-486. (IF: NA)
  88. Azadi, H., Hosseininia, G.H., Zarafshani, K., Heydari, A., Witlox, F. (2010). Factors influencing the success of animal husbandry cooperatives: A case study in Southwest Iran. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics, 111(2), 89-99. (IF: 0.300)
  89. Ho, P., Azadi, H. (2010). Rangeland degradation in North China: Perceptions of pastoralists. Environmental Research, 110(3), 302-307. (IF: 3.088)
  90. Azadi, H., Ho, P. (2010). Genetically modified and organic crops in developing countries: A review of options for food security. Biotechnology Advances, 28(1), 160-168. (IF: 9.848)
  91. Azadi, H., van den Berg, J., Shahvali, M., Hosseininia, G. (2009). Sustainable rangeland management using fuzzy Logic: A case study in Southwest Iran. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 131(3&4), 193-200. (IF: 3.564)
  92. Azadi, H., van den Berg, J., Ho, P., Hosseininia, G. (2009). Sustainability in rangeland systems: Introduction of Fuzzy Multi Objective Decision Making. Current World Environment, 4(1), 19-32. (IF: NA)
  93. Azadi, H., Filson, G. (2009). Comparative study of agricultural extension systems: A systemic view. Outlook on Agriculture, 38(4), 337-347. (IF: 0.478)
  94. Azadi, H., Shahvali, M., van den Berg, J., Faghih, N. (2007). Sustainable rangeland management using a multi-fuzzy model: How to deal with heterogeneous experts’ knowledge. Journal of Environmental Management, 83(2), 236-249. (IF: 3.131)
(Book chapters)
  1. Vlek, P.L.G., Azadi, H., Bhaduri, A., Bharati, L., Braimoh, A.K., Martius, C., Sunderland, T., Taheri, F. 2017. The trade offs in multi-purpose land use. In book: Land degradation and the sustainable development goals: Threats and potential remedies, Edition: Publication No. 440, Chapter: 2, Publisher: International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Editors: P. Vlek, L. Tamane, pp.5-17.
  2. Azadi, H., Adenle, AA., Ammann, K. 2017. How Do Socio-Political Disputes Concerning GMOs Influence Decision-Making in Developing Countries? In: Genetically Modified Organisms in Developing Countries. Ademola A. Adenle, E. Jane Morris, Denis J. Murphy (ed.). pp. 175-186.
  3. Dadi, D., Stellmacher, T., Azadi, H., Abebe K., Senbeta, F. (2015). The Impact of Industrialization on Land Use and Livelihoods in Ethiopia: Agricultural Land Conversion around Gelan and Dukem Town, Oromia Region. In: Socio-ecological Change in Rural Ethiopia. Till Stellmacher (ed.). pp. 37-59.
(Non ISI journals)
  1. Raufirad, V., Heidari, Q., Azadi, H., Ghorbani, J. (In press). Socioeconomic vulnerabilityassessment of rangeland’s exploiters: The case of highlands of Natanz County, Isfahan. Iranian Journal of Rangeland. [in Persian]
  2. Raufirad, V., Heidari, Q., Azadi, H., Ghorbani, J. (In press). Vulnerability assessment, strategy to sustainable rangeland management. Iranian Journal of Range and Watershed Management. [in Persian]
  3. Houshyar, E., Smith, P., Mahmoodi-Eshkaftaki, M., Azadi, H. (2017). Sustainability of wheat production in Southwest Iran: A fuzzy-GIS based evaluation by ANFIS Cogent Food and Agriculture, 3, 1327682.
  4. Musabanganji, E., karangwa, A., Azadi, H., Lebailly, P. (2016). Regional integration and agricultural trade development in Rwanda: The case of staple foods sector. Agriculture & Forestry, 62 (2), 153-162.
  5. Barati, A.A., Asadi, A., Kalantari, K., Mamourian, M., Azadi, H. (2016). Analyzing the impacts of agricultural land use change according to the experts’ opinion of the Agricultural Land Organization in Iran. Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development Research, 45(4), 639-650. [in Persian]
  6. Mahmoudi, H., Hosseininia, G., Azadi, H., Fatemi, M. (2008). Enhancing date palm processing, marketing and pest control through organic culture. Journal of Organic Systems, 3(2), 29-39.
  7. Azadi, H. (2007). Impacts of financial supports of agricultural extension on the yield of wheat and barley: An economic assessment. Jihad (Agricultural Extension and Rural Development Journal), 27(276), 38-53. [in Persian]
  8. Azadi, H., Anjomshoa, R., Bustani, M.T. (2007). Non-participatory and participatory forest management: A comparative study in Southeast Iran. Iranian Journal of Jihad, 26(275), 20-34. [in Persian]
  9. Azadi, H., Zarini, S., Moeinzade, M., Alavi, A., Fatemi, M. (2006). Factors influencing the success of internship program in Khorasan-Razavi province. Part I: The perspective of interns. Iranian Journal of Jihad, 26(274), 346-365. [in Persian]
  10. Azadi, H., Shahvali, M. (2006). Fuzzy logic and its applications in farming systems. Iranian Journal of Jihad, 26(272), 8-26. [in Persian]
  11. Azadi, H., Shahvali, M. (2006). Preparing approach for productivity improvement in higher education. Journal of ModiriateFarda, 3(11&12), 13-24.[in Persian]
  12. Azadi, H., Shahvali, M., van den Berg, J. (2005). Sustainable rangeland management: A new paradigm for rangelands extensionists. International Journal of Extension Systems, 22(2), 27-38.
  13. Shahvali, M., Azadi, H. (2005). A new internship program for the agricultural students. Jihad, 267, 43-51. [in Persian]
  14. Zarafshani, K., Azadi, H. (2004). PRA: Where has all the Participation Gone? Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 11(2), 103-110.
  15. Zarafshani, K. Azadi, H., Monfared, N. (2004). Seven steps for improving teaching through action research. The Agricultural Education Magazine, 76(6), 15-17.
  16. Talebianpour, M. J., Zamani, Gh., Azadi, H. (2003). Factors influencing the effectiveness of vocational training courses (carpet-weaving). RoostaVaTowse'e, A Quarterly Journal of Rural Development Studies, 6(1-2), 1-21. [in Persian]
  17. Zamani, Gh., Azadi, H. (2002). The rationality of studying agriculture by college students. Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities of Shiraz University, 18(2), 100-110. [in Persian]
  18. Shahvali, M., Azadi, H. (2001). Changing the climate between universities and students in new higher education. Hamshahri newspaper. [in Persian]
  19. Azadi, H., Karami, E. (2001). Comparison of mechanization unit of rural cooperatives, production cooperatives and mechanization companies in Fars province, Iran. Journal of Science and Technology of Agriculture and National Resources, 5(3), 33-48. [in Persian]
  20. Shahvali, M., Azadi, H. (1999). Investigating philosophical schools of thought to explain human development. RoostaVaTowse'e, A Quarterly Journal of Rural Development Studies, 2(4), 21-56. [in Persian]
  21. Shahvali, M., Azadi, H. (1999). Designing of extension research on the basis of par disciplinary approach. A Quarterly Journal of IghtesadeKishavarziVaTowse'e, 6(24), 139-175. [in Persian]
  22. Azadi, H., Karami, E. (1999). Constructs affecting the success of mechanization associations in Fars province. RoostaVaTowse'e, A Quarterly Journal of Rural Development Studies, 3(2), 27-64. [in Persian]
  23. Azadi, H., Karami, E. (1997). Rural women, development and technology: A meta analysis. A Quarterly Journal of IghtesadeKishavarziVaTowse'e, (Special issue on women), 3, 59-97. [in Persian]
(Conference papers)
  1. Rafiaani, P., Van Passel, S., Lebailly, P., Kuppens, T., Azadi. H., Van Dael, M. (2016). Integrating social aspect into sustainability assessment of bio-based industries: Towards a systemic approach. SDEWES Lisbon 2016: 11th SDEWES Conference Lisbon 2016, September 4- 9 2016, Lisbon.http://www.wikicfp.com/cfp/servlet/event.showcfp?eventid=49500©ownerid=82997
  2. Rafiaani, P., Van Passel, S., Lebailly, P., Kuppens, T., Azadi, H. (2016). Integrating social aspects into sustainability assessment of biobased industries: Towards a systemic approach. 5th International Social LCA Conference Harvard, June 13-15 2016, Cambridge, USA.https://slca2016.splashthat.com7
  3. Rafiaani, P., Van Passel, S., Lebailly, P., Kuppens, T., Azadi, H. (2016). Social life cycle assessment in biobased industries: Identifying main indicators and impacts. 5th International Social LCA Conference Harvard, June 13-15 2016, Cambridge, USA. https://slca2016.splashthat.com
  4. Raufirad, V., Azadi, H., Heidari, Q., Bagheri, S. (2016). A framework for socioeconomic vulnerability assessment in rangeland ecosystems. 5th International EcoSummit 2016 Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change, 29 August to 1 September 2016, Le Corum, Montpellier, France. http://www.ecosummit2016.org
  5. Khedri Gharibvand, H., Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2014). Sustainable livelihoods in range management: Adaptive livelihood strategies for food security. Attend in the Livestock, Climate Change and Food Security conference held from 19 to 20 May 2014 in Madrid, Spain. https://animalchange.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/book_of_abstracts_updated.pdf
  6. Khedri Gharibvand, H., Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2014). Working with stakeholders of rangeland landscapes: Integrating knowledge for sustainable rangeland management. Attend in the Conference Cheriscape 2014 in Gent, Belgium. http://www.cheriscape.ugent.be/wpcontent/uploads/2014/07/CHeriScape_Ghent_Abstracts.pdf
  7. Khedri Gharibvand, H., Azadi, H., Witlox, F. (2014). Linking biodiversity conservation and livelihood strategies: a new approach for sustainable rangeland management. Attend in the TERENO International Conference 2014 in Bonn, Germany. http://www.tereno-conference2014.de/SharedDocs/Downloads/TERENO-CONFERENCE/EN/book_of_abstracts.pdf?__blob=publicationFile
  8. Azadi, H. (2014). Land grabbing and rural poverty: Land grabbing and rural poverty:Lessons learned from Western Ethiopia. Paper presented at The First International Conference of the APIRAS & the Fifth Congress of Extension and Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources Management: “Facilitating Information and Innovations for Empowering Family Farmers", 2-4 September, 2014, Zanjan University, Iran.
  9. Troyo, E., Azadi, H., Nieto, A., Murillo, B. (2014). Long-term effects of the ‘Green Revolution’ and aquifer overexploitation on the soil and water resources in a semi-arid agricultural valley of Northwest Mexico.20th World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS).Jeju International Convention Center, Korea, from June 8-13, 2014.
  10. Teklemariam, D., Nyssen, J., Azadi, H., Mitiku, H., Witlox, F.(2014). Land deals, local people’s livelihood, and environment nexus (How to Create Win-Win Transnational Land Deals in Ethiopia?). Conference poster accepted at 15th Annual Global Development Conference (18-20 June, 2014), Accra, Ghana. http://www.gdn.int/html/page2.php?MID=3&SID=24&SSID=73&SCID=29#sthash.3oXLl7GI.dpuf
  11. Ghoochani, O., Rahimi, F., Salarvand, Z., Ghanian, M., Azadi, H.(2014). Investigation of consumers’ perspectives towards food safety: Case of Ahvaz city. Paper submitted and presented (presentation by co-author) at 1st National Conference of Snack Foods, 2014, Mashhad, Iran.
  12. 12. Djomo, N.S., Azadi, H. Witters, N., Elshout, S., May, K. De Vos, K., Van Passel, S., Suibhne, O.N., O’ Coisdealbha, S. (2014). Environmental and Cost Performances of Smart Grids in North West Europe. 2nd International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics (ECM2), 19-21 August 2014, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
  13. Teklemariam, D., Witlox, F., Azadi, H., Haile, M., Nyssen, J.(2013). Transnational land acquisitions and the livelihood of indigenous communities: Evidence from Benishangul-Gumuz Region, Western Ethiopia. Paper presented at the International Congress: Livelihood 2013 Sustainable livelihood in the tropical dry lands, Mekelle, 17-22 September 2013, http://ees.kuleuven.be/livelihood2013/programme/index.html
  14. Abolhassani, L., Azadi, H. (2013). Rethinking property right regimes over common pool resources: A case study on pastoralists' livelihood in Iran. Paper presented at IASC2013: the 14th global conference of the international association for the study of the commons, 2013-06-03.http://profdoc.um.ac.ir/articles/a/1039053.pdf
  15. Teklemariam, D., Witlox, F., Azadi, H., Tafere, K., Haile, M., Nyssen, J., Berhane, T. (2013). Agricultural resources outsourcing in the western lowlands of Ethiopia: Exploratory evidence from Guba-Dangure Districts, BenishangulGumuz Region, Ethiopia.Paper submitted and presented (presentation by co-author) at INALCO Conference, Paris: http://www.inalco.fr/IMG/pdf/prg_Journee_d_etude_16_avril_2013_.pdf
  16. Teklemariam, D., Witlox, F., Azadi, H., Haile, M., Nyssen, J.(2013). International land deals, local people's livelihood, and environment nexus (How to create win-win land deals in Ethiopia?). Paper presented at the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, 8-12 April 2013. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 15: EGU 2013-3498.http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2013/EGU2013-3498.pdf
  17. Ghoochani, O., Ghanian, M., Baradaran, M., Azadi, H. (2013). Explaining the students' attitude towards GM crops: Case of Agricultural University of Khuzestan province. Paper submitted and presented (presentation by co-author) at Third National Conference of Agriculture, Food and Fishery, 2013, Booshehr, Iran.
  18. Ghoochani, O., Ghanian, M., Baradaran, M., Azadi, H. (2013). Do's and don'ts of application of GM crops in food chain of the country from the viewpoint of agricultural firms’ managers: Case of Ahvaz city. Paper submitted and presented (presentation by co-author) at 21st Congress of Sciences and Food Industry, 2013, Shiraz, Iran.
  19. Ghoochani, O., Ghanian, M., Baradaran, M., Azadi, H. (2013). GM crops, food security and progressive farmers’ attitude: Case of Gotvend district, Khuzestan province, Iran. Paper submitted and presented (presentation by co-author) at 21st Congress of Sciences and Food Industry, 2013, Shiraz, Iran.
  20. Azadi, H. AnjomShoa, R.,Bustani, M. (2007). Integrated sustainable development: An Iranian perspective. International Conference on Environment: Survival Sustainability, 19-24 February Near East University, Nicosia-Northern Cyprus, 160-161.
  21. MahdaviAsl, A., HashemZadeh, S.M., Khorashadizadeh, G.R.,Azadi, H. (2007). Economic consequences of land consolidation and implementing modern irrigation system in small-scale farming: A case study in Northeast Iran. Proceedings of Small-scale Farming System Symposium, 3-4 March, 2007, Tehran, Ministry of Agriculture, 51-52. [in Persian]
  22. Azadi, H.,Khorashadizadeh, G.R. (2007). Application of social classes' theory in management and planning of small-scale farmers. Proceedings of Small-scale Farming System Symposium, 3-4 March, 2007, Tehran, Ministry of Agi-Jihad, 1-2. [in Persian]
  23. Azadi, H. (2006). Constructs affecting the success of pastoral cooperatives: A systemic view. Proceeding of the First National Festival on Rangeland Management, 22-23 May 2006, Mashhad, Iran, pp. 63.[in Persian]
  24. Azadi, H.,Gorjievsky, M. (2005). Factors influencing on success of immigrant entrepreneurship: A conceptual framework. Proceeding of the European Congress of Work & Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), 12-15 May 2005, Istanbul, Turkey.
  25. Zarafshani, K.,Azadi, H. (2005). Fuzziology: A paradigm for creating effective learning environments. Accepted Poster at 11th Biennial Conference EARLI, 22-23 August 2005, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  26. Zamani, Gh., Poortorogh, M.,Azadi, H. (2003). Factors influencing the participation of rural women in husbandry activities in Hormozgan province. Proceeding of the First Iranian Congress of Agricultural Extension and Education and Natural Resources. Pp. 51-57.[in Persian]
  27. Azadi, H. Shahvali, M.,Faghih, N. (2003). Using fuzzy logic in solving conflict between sustainability and pasture. The Proceedings of the 4th Seminar on Fuzzy Sets and Its Applications. University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, May 28-29, pp. 1-15. [in Persian]
  28. Zarafshani, K., Azadi, H. (2002). Using fuzzy logic approach to quantify impacts of extension programs: An Iranian perspective. Accepted Paper at ASAE Conference in New Orleans, USA.

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