عنوان مقاله [English]
Nowadays participation will fail without the support of social capital. The weakness of social capital in rural communities due to lack of participation in social activities. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of social capital and its components in the desire to participate in rangelands rehabilitation and restoration projects in the city is Qorveh. The purpose of this research, applied research method, path analysis - correlation. The population of 600 ranchers and farmers were Qorveh city. The sample in this study, 234 patients were selected according to Morgan table. Data were collected by questionnaire. To ensure the validity of the experts and Cronbach's alpha coefficient was used to calculate reliability and value higher than 0.7, respectively. To examine the relationship between participation and indicators of a sense of belonging, social participation, security and social capital of the Pearson correlation coefficient (according to its normal distribution) and to examine the relationship between participation tend to trust people, trust institutional and social cohesion of the Spearman correlation coefficient was used. The results showed that social capital is able to account for 62% of the total variance of the willingness of farmers to participate in rangelands rehabilitation and restoration plans were. Also, results from the effects of path analysis showed that the variables of social participation, institutional trust, interpersonal trust, sense of belonging and social cohesion; the highest impact on participation of farmers and farmers in their rangelands rehabilitation and restoration projects.