EghtesadOnline: The Iran-FAO project has been implemented since the beginning of the current crop year with the aim of increasing rainfed production sustainability in the provinces of East Azarbaijan, Ardabil, Hamedan and Kurdestan.
EghtesadOnline: The first phase of a project to electrify 60,000 agricultural wells with renewable energy has got off the ground, director for rural electrification at Iran Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s processing, storage and packaging capacity for agricultural products has increased from 32 million tons in 2013, when President Hassan Rouhani first took office, to 72 million tons by the end of last Iranian year (March 20, 2021), according to the director general of Agriculture Ministry’s Foodstuff Processing Industries Bureau.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 10.38 trillion rials ($42 million) of losses have been caused to East Azarbaijan Province’s agriculture sector due to extreme weather and natural disasters since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21).
EghtesadOnline: A total of 800,000 tons of agricultural products were exported to the neighboring Iraq from Qasr-e Shirin County in the western Kermanshah Province during the last Iranian year (March 2020-21).
EghtesadOnline: The cold spell has inflicted losses worth millions of dollars on Iran’s agricultural sector, mainly in the south of the country.
EghtesadOnline: The average annual growth rate of investment in the agriculture sector stood at -10.8% from the fiscal 2011-12 to fiscal 2019-20, says the head of Agricultural Planning, Economic and Rural Development Research Institute of Agriculture Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 5.45 million tons of agricultural products worth $3.84 billion were exported from Iran during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Nov. 20), showing a 27% and 13% growth in weight and value respectively compared with the similar period of last year, according to the technical affairs deputy with the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 4.5 million tons of agricultural products worth $3.1 billion were exported from Iran during the first seven months of the current fiscal year.
EghtesadOnline: Agriculture Minister Kazem Khavazi has expounded on the government's track record since President Hassan Rouhani began his first tenure in August 2013.