5000 agricultural research projects underway across Iran

February 1, 2019

TEHRAN - Head of Iran’s Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) said the organization is conducting 5000 agricultural research projects across the country, IRNA reported.

“Currently, 5000 agricultural research projects are being implemented by this organization with the aim of increasing agricultural production and improving horticulture in the country.” Kazem Khavazi said on the sidelines of Iran’s first national conference on agricultural and environmental sciences.

According to the official, with each project completed and implemented in the agricultural and horticultural sectors, 3.3 billion rials (about $750,000) will be added to Iranian farmers and beneficiaries’ annual income.


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