Iran Agriculture

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  • Nanotechnology development in Iranian agricultural sector 2021-07-26 18:36

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Nanotechnology development in Iranian agricultural sector

    TEHRAN – Agriculture is one of the fields in which nanotechnology has been able to develop, as over 50 widely used nanoproducts have been launched in the agricultural sector of Iran.

  • agriculture 2021-04-23 14:20

    Over $1.9b of agricultural projects inaugurated across Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated several agricultural projects worth 81.47 trillion rials (about $1.93 billion) through video conference in various provinces, IRNA reported.

  • FAO calls for promoting climate-smart agriculture to deal with pandemic 2020-10-13 17:09

    FAO calls for promoting climate-smart agriculture to deal with pandemic

    TEHRAN - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called on countries around the world to deal with the widespread effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic through promoting climate-smart and environmentally friendly agricultural practices, such as agro-ecology, that preserve the Earth’s natural resources.

  • agriculture 2020-08-25 13:18

    Iran's annual agricultural output expected to hit 130m tons by Mar. 2021

    TEHRAN – Iran’s agricultural production is expected to reach 130 million tons in the current Iranian calendar year (March 2020-March 2021), according to the Agriculture Minister Kazem Khavazi.

  • Pigeon towers significant but strange buildings of ancient times 2020-08-02 21:11

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Pigeon towers significant but strange buildings of ancient times

    Pigeons are many times deemed as mere nuisances especially by city dwellers. However, they were quite valuable in ancient Iran, mostly for their droppings!

  • Asia-Pacific region needs better data to assure progress in agricultural systems: FAO 2020-02-11 11:38

    Asia-Pacific region needs better data to assure progress in agricultural systems: FAO

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) urges its member countries for an acceleration in improvements to agricultural data gathering and monitoring to ensure the targets set out by the United Nations to achieve sustainable development are accurately reported in the world’s biggest region – Asia and the Pacific.

  • agriculture 2019-08-27 19:34

    Over 2,600 agricultural projects to be inaugurated this week

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Agriculture Ministry announced that 2,616 development and production projects worth 29.11 trillion rials (about $693 million) will be inaugurated across the country on the occasion of the Government Week (August 24-30).

  • agriculture 2019-08-23 20:22

    Agricultural production up 3.3% in 6 years

    TEHRAN –Iran’s total agriculture production in various sectors including horticulture, livestock, poultry and aquaculture reached 122 million tons in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2019), a 3.3 percent rise compared to the figure for March 2013.

  • agriculture 2019-08-06 18:24

    Over $47m paid for agricultural mechanization since March

    TEHRAN – The head of Iran’s Agricultural Mechanization Development Center said since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21) the government has funded two trillion rials (about $47.6 million) of the allocated budget for agricultural mechanization.

  • agrofood 2019-06-18 20:32

    Agrofood 2019 exhibition running in Tehran

    TEHRAN- The 26th International Exhibition of Food, Food Technology and Agriculture of Iran (Agrofood 2019), kicked off on Tuesday at the Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds, IRIB reported.

  • iran-Russia 2019-06-17 20:18

    TPO holding seminar on Iran, Russia trade capacities in food, agriculture

    TEHRAN – Iranian Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) is going to hold a seminar on identifying the trade capacities of Iran and Russia in agriculture and food industry today in Tehran, the organization announced.

  • Agriculture 2019-06-16 21:40

    Agricultural production set to rise significantly: minister

    TEHRAN – Iranian Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati said the country is expected to experience a significant increase in agricultural production due to sufficient rainfalls this year (March 2019-March 2020), Tasnim reported on Saturday.

  • agriculture 2019-05-18 22:58

    Over $428m allocated for agricultural mechanization this year

    TEHRAN – The head of Iran’s Agricultural Mechanization Development Center said some 18 trillion rials (over $428.5 million) has been allocated for mechanization of the country’s agricultural sectors including agriculture, horticulture, livestock, poultry, aquatic, and forests.

  • water well 2019-05-13 22:20

    56,000 agricultural wells equipped with smart electricity meters

    TEHRAN – With 306,978 new agricultural wells being equipped with smart electricity meters, the number of such wells has reached 56,000 across the country, IRNA reported quoting an energy official.