Iran’s rural areas

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  • Why rural tourism is important? 2020-11-01 19:49

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Why rural tourism is important?

    Let’s have a look at rural tourism as a globally important economic and socio-cultural phenomenon, seeing what is it all about?

  • Rural development projects worth $3b to be inaugurated 2020-10-03 18:36

    Rural development projects worth $3b to be inaugurated

    TEHRAN – Rural development projects worth 130 trillion rials (nearly $3 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) will be inaugurated on the occasion of the National Day of Villagers and Nomads, which is marked on October 5.

  • Expert delineates factors driving rural population decline in Iran 2019-10-16 19:19

    Expert delineates factors driving rural population decline in Iran

    TEHRAN – Over 53 percent of Iran's population were living in rural areas some four decades ago, but urbanization has influenced rural demographic trends, decreasing the rural population to 20 million, representing 25 percent of the country’s population, Shahla Kazemipour, a demographer and sociologist has said.

  • Charity foundation opens up 90,000 job opportunities in rural areas 2019-10-07 11:36

    Charity foundation opens up 90,000 job opportunities in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Barekat Charity Foundation, affiliated to Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam, will create 90,000 jobs for the people residing in rural areas during the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21), an official with the foundation has said.

  • kalporgan pottery 2019-03-02 10:31

    ICT development leads to voluntary return to villages: minister

    TEHRAN – Development of information and communication technology (ICT) in villages has improved job creation and quality of life and has led to a halt in migration from villages to cities and even to voluntary return from cities to villages, ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has said.

  • small-scale solar plants 2019-01-18 21:11

    3000 new small-scale solar plants to be constructed in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Deputy Energy Minister Mohammad Sadeghzadeh said 3000 new small-scale solar plants are going to be constructed in the country’s underprivileged and rural areas by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), IRNA reported.