Iran’s rural areas

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  • 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.

  • Rural areas 2018-05-16 18:36

    Over $2.8b of loans to be paid for employment in rural areas

    TEHRAN- Some 120 trillion rials (about $2.85 billion) of loans will be paid to the villagers in the current Iranian calendar year (March 2018-March 2019) in a bid to materialize stable employment in the rural areas, vice president for rural development and deprived areas announced.

  • creating jobs 2018-03-12 09:45

    Over $2.5b allocated for creating jobs in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Iran has allocated 120 trillion rials (about $2.67 billion) for creation of job opportunities in the rural areas, IRNA reported quoting an official as saying on Saturday.

  • gas network 2018-01-31 18:02

    Over $1b to be allocated for joining rural areas to gas network

    TEHRAN – Iranian parliament (Majlis) has approved a bill to allocate 50 trillion rials (about $1.1 billion) for expanding the country’s gas network to new rural areas, IRNA reported.

  • Foreign travelers pose for a photo during their stay at Arg-e Radkan, a traditional inn in Radkan Village, Khorasan Razavi province. 2018-01-06 20:04

    Iran allocates $600m to develop rural crafts, tourism

    TEHRAN – The Iranian administration has approved a bill allocating 24 trillion rials (some $600 million) to empowering rural areas and small towns in arenas of handicraft-associated jobs, ecotourism and hospitality industry.

  • rural areas 2017-09-04 09:10

    More than $2.5b allocated for creating jobs in rural areas

    TEHRAN – Iran has allocated 100 trillion rials (about $2.577 billion) for creation of job opportunities in the rural areas, Tasnim news agency reported quoting a labor official as saying on Saturday.

  • inflationa 2017-08-29 09:01

    Inflation rate stands at 8.8% in rural areas

    TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran has announced that the inflation rate in the rural areas for the 12-month period ended in the last day of the fifth Iranian calendar month of Mordad (August 22) compared to the same period in the previous year hit 8.8 percent.

  • An undated photo shows foreign travelers at Tavasolian eco-lodge in Natanz, Ishafan province 2017-08-19 19:58

    Iran considers rustic charm to buttress tourism sector

    TEHRAN – Iran seeks to make the best use of its rich rural landscape as an approach to promote its budding tourism sector with pinpointing over 5000 villages with considerable tourism potentials across the large country.

  • Inflation in rural areas 2017-03-31 00:25

    Annual inflation rate stands at 9.3% in rural areas

    TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate in rural areas stood at 9.3 percent during the past Iranian calendar year of 1395 (which ended on March 20), Mehr news agency reported.

  • Jobs 2017-01-28 09:30

    Annual job creation in Iran’s rural areas to hit 159,000 by Mar. 20

    TEHRAN- The number of jobs created in Iran’s rural areas will reach 159,000 by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2017), the Deputy Head of the Iranian presidential Office’s Center for Development of Rural and Deprived Areas announced, IRIB news reported.