عنوان مقاله [English]
This study aims to determine the level of agricultural development in counties of Kurdistan province using 31 key indicators relate to agriculture sector. For data analysis, TOPSIS technique and cluster analysis are used. Also, GIS software is used for spatial showing of development level. The results indicate that Marivan and kamyaran with scores 0.491 and 0.475 respectively have highest degree of development and Sarouabad and Beneh with scores 0.340 and 0.343 respectively are at the lowest level of agricultural development. In general, the results of this study show an unbalanced development in counties of Kurdistan province in agricultural sector. Therefore paying attention to the balanced distribution of development in the agricultural sector with emphasis on the investigated indicators in this research is proposed.
JEL Classification: H53, I3, I18, O18, Q01, P52, R11
Agriculture Development, TOPSIS, Cluster Analysis, Ranking, Kurdistan Province