عنوان مقاله [English]
Reducing unemployment and developing employment opportunities in rural and urban areas are among the main goals of development policies in many countries including Iran. Despite the allocation of different development budgets in recent years, the province has not developed well enough in comparison to other provinces and it is particularly more apparent in rural areas. The present study was a research project about rural development with an emphasis on employment and entrepreneurship. It was an applied research and a survey and the data was analyzed by SWOT method. The study findings indicated the presence of appropriate opportunities in rural areas, which have not been discovered and tapped yet and these provide possibilities for the development of job opportunities, economy and rural development.