Department of Agricultural Management, Shoushtar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shoushtar, Iran


Economists look at the entrepreneurship from the prospective of profitability, investment, risk, and insight supporting the economical development but it seems that, in modern societies, entrepreneurship`s function is beyond the economical bounds. According to the stage and importance of entrepreneurship which is known as the society’s economic and culture evolution engine, it is necessary to develop an entrepreneurial culture and support the entrepreneurs in order to make employment and progress. Considering this matter in the agriculture sector which is known as the development pivot can be effective and useful. This study is aimed at evaluating the entrepreneurship strategies and methods in agriculture production cooperatives. Information is gained through library study, compilation, observation, and interview .results show that social, economical, political, and legal factors and observance of the cooperative`s principals result in agriculture production cooperative development and, finally, entrepreneurship in this organization.
[Masoud Hekmat. Entrepreneurship Approaches in Agricultural Cooperatives. International Journal of Agricultural Science, Research and Technology, 2011; 1(1):39-45].


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