EghtesadOnline: As the desert locust invasion intensifies in southern Iran, Agriculture Minister Mohammad Khavazi was accompanied by experts and officials from the ministry last week to Sistan-Baluchestan Province, the worst hit province by the pest, to directly evaluate the situation and supervise measures taken by local officials.
EghtesadOnline: State-run housing projects in Iran are usually theatrics staged by governments, despite millions of dollars of spending that usually lead to the squandering and misappropriation of public funds, Mohammad Reza Zohrehvandi, the chairman of Industries Commission of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, says.
EghtesadOnline: Head of the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture has called on the government to revise stringent rules guiding repatriation of overseas earnings by non-oil exporters.
EghtesadOnlne: Iran’s business environment deteriorated in winter (Dec. 22, 2019-March 19) on a quarter-on-quarter basis, ending its four-season streak of improvement registered in autumn, Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture reported.
EghtesadOnline:Hossein Shirzad, who is also the CEO of the Central Organization for Rural Cooperatives of Iran (CORC), in a technical interview made comments on the importance of the development of the market-oriented farming systems in the territory of the Border Rivers basins.
EghtesadOnline: Guaranteed purchase prices for raw silk cocoon have increased by 56% this year (started March 20) to reach 335,000 rials (around $2) per kilogram, according to the head of Iran Sericulture Expansion Center affiliated with the Agriculture Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: According to statistics, the Deputy Minister of Jihad for Agriculture explained the duties and prospects of the Office for Organizing Trade Unions and Non-Governmental Organizations in the year of the production leap.
EghtesadOnline: An official of the Agriculture-Jihad Ministry said institutionalization of the agro-cooperatives requires developing mono-crop cooperatives.
EghtesadOnline: Power consumption data between March to December 2019 shows an increase of 3.2% compared to the corresponding period in the previous year.
EghtesadOnline: Construction of 11 inflatable rubber dams is underway in the northern province of Gilan to help the region's agriculture, the Energy Minister said Thursday.