Document Type : Research Paper
Ph.D. student of Geography and Rural Planning, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Professor of Geography Department, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Assistant Professor of Geography Department, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran.
Purpose: Rural entrepreneurship has been studied from several angles, and everyone agrees that it is required as an efficient technique for village economic growth. Women's entrepreneurship in the village is a multifaceted phenomenon driven by various circumstances. Women have played a significant and expanding role in the field of business in today's Iranian society. Establishing long-term job prospects is seen as promoting and constructing various enterprises in the village, which is considered a means of developing entrepreneurship. This study aims to analyze and explain the role of female entrepreneurs in the economic growth of the 'Sowme'eh Sara communities.
Methodology: The current study employs and is based on library, documentary, and field research. SPSS software, integrated models (FARAS+FCOPRAS), and the WASTPAS fuzzy model were used to analyze the data.
Results: The research found a substantial and beneficial association between the economic development of the Sowme'eh Sara communities and female entrepreneurs. The results also revealed that the income development index, with a score of 71.66, employment with a score of 71.51; investment, with a score of 71/45; and facilities, with a score of 71/31, have the highest and lowest level of influence on the role of female entrepreneurs in the villages of Sowme'eh Sara city. The results revealed that the central sections, with a weight of 3.976, the Tolam section, with a weight of 3.743, and the Mirza Kochak section, with a weight of 3.667, have the highest and lowest levels of economic development, emphasizing the role of female entrepreneurs.
Conclusion: Entrepreneurship in the rural areas of Sowme'eh Sara's central region is an economic strategy in which the villages of this region are a product, and each house is a factory, and production is spatially vital in the competition for establishing entrepreneurial areas.