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Masoud Yazdanpanah holds a PhD in agriculture extension. He joined the Risk Program in 2010, as a Guest Research Scholar. He also holds a position as Lecturer in Ramin University in Iran, where he mainly works with research related to risk management, climate change mitigation and adaptation based on the understanding of views and risk perceptions of different stakeholders, participatory governance and natural resource management and conservation, with particular focus on water and energy.
Dr. Yazdanpanah completed his PhD at the Shiraz University in 2012, with the dissertation "A water governance framework". He worked on projects related to drought and water management, rural and agriculture development, climate change adaptation, energy conservation and renewable energy development, and sustainable fisheries, as well as teaching courses on agricultural extension, environmental sociology and qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Last update: 07-FEB-2017
Yazdanpanah M & Feyzabad FR (2017). Investigating Iranian Farmers' Satisfaction With Agricultural Extension Programs Using the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information 18 (2): 123-135. DOI:10.1080/10496505.2017.1285240.
Komendantova N & Yazdanpanah M (2017). Impacts of Human Factors on Willingness to Use Renewable Energy Sources in Iran and Morocco. Environmental Energy and Economic Research 1 (2): 141-152. DOI:10.22097/eeer.2017.47240.
Yazdanpanah M & Komendantova N (2016). Impacts of Energy Transition in Iran on Vulnerability of Infrastructure to Natural Hazards. In: IDRiM 2016 7th International Conference on Integrated Disaster Risk Management Disasters and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society, October 1-3, 2016, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Yazdanpanah M, Thompson M, & Linnerooth-Bayer J (2016). Do Iranian Policy Makers Truly Understand And Dealing with the Risk of Climate Change RegardingWater Resource Management? In: IDRiM 2016 7th International Conference on Integrated Disaster Risk Management Disasters and Development: Towards a Risk Aware Society, October 1-3, 2016, Isfahan, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Yazdanpanah M & Forouzani M (2015). Application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour to predict Iranian students' intention to purchase organic food. Journal of Cleaner Production 107: 342-352. DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.02.071.
Yazdanpanah M, Feyzabad FR, Forouzani M, Mohammadzadeh S, & Burton RJF (2015). Predicting farmers' water conservation goals and behavior in Iran: A test of social cognitive theory. Land Use Policy 47: 401-407. DOI:10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.04.022.
Komendantova N & Yazdanpanah M (2015). Willingness to use solar energy in the Middle East and North African Region. In: 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Solar Energy (ICESE), 30-31 August2015, Tehran, Iran.
Yazdanpanah M, Komendantova N, Shirazi ZN, & Linnerooth-Bayer J (2015). Green or in between? Examining youth perceptions of renewable energy in Iran. Energy Research & Social Science 8: 78-85. DOI:10.1016/j.erss.2015.04.011.
Yazdanpanah M, Komendantova N, & Ardestani RS (2015). Governance of energy transition in Iran: Investigating public acceptance and willingness to use renewable energy sources through socio-psychological model. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 45: 565-573. DOI:10.1016/j.rser.2015.02.002.
Yazdanpanah M, Fourozani M, & Hojjati M (2015). Willingness of Iranian young adults to eat organic foods: Application of the Health Belief Model. Food Quality and Preference 41: 75-83. DOI:10.1016/j.foodqual.2014.11.012.
Yazdanpanah M, Forouzani M, Abdeshahi A, & Jafari A (2015). Investigating the effect of moral norm and self-identity on the intention toward water conservation among Iranian young adults. Water Policy 18 (1): 73-90. DOI:10.2166/wp.2015.031.
Yazdanpanah M, Hayati D, Thompson M, Zamani GH, & Monfared N (2014). Policy and plural responsiveness taking constructive account of the ways in which Iranian farmers think about and behave in relation to water. Journal of Hydrology: 347-357. DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.04.015.
Yazdanpanah M, Hayati D, Hochrainer-Stigler S, & Zamani GH (2014). Understanding farmers' intention and behavior regarding water conservation in the Middle-East and North Africa: A case study in Iran. Journal of Environmental Management 135: 63-72. DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2014.01.016.
Yazdanpanah M, Hayati D, Zamani GH, Karbalaee F, & Hochrainer-Stigler S (2013). Water management from tradition to second modernity: An analysis of the water crisis in Iran. Environment, Development and Sustainability 15 (6): 1605-1621. DOI:10.1007/s10668-013-9452-2.
Yazdanpanah M, Zamani GH, Hochrainer-Stigler S, Monfared N, & Yaghoubi J (2013). Measuring satisfaction of crop insurance - A modified American customer satisfaction model approach applied to Iranian farmers. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction: 19-27. DOI:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2013.04.003.
Yazdanpanah M, Monfared N, & Hochrainer-Stigler S (2013). Inter-related effects due to droughts for rural populations: A qualitative field study for farmers in Iran. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 31 (2): 106-129.
Yazdanpanah M, Thompson M, Hayati D, & Zamani GH (2013). A new enemy at the gate: Tackling Iran's water super-crisis by way of a transition from government to governance. Progress in Development Studies 13 (3): 177-194. DOI:10.1177/1464993413486544.
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