EghtesadOnline: The growing menace of soil erosion is more serious than water pollution, as soil plays a crucial life-support role that is often taken for granted, the chairman of the Technical Committee for Flood Evaluation and Dam Safety at the Iranian National Committee on Large Dams said.
EghtesadOnline: Kaveh Zargaran, the head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture’s Agriculture Commission, has expressed concerns over deteriorating food security in Iran, citing data released by the Statistical Center of Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has reported that food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North Africa have sharply deteriorated over the last five years.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani described self-sufficiency in wheat production as a manifestation of the major part of the Economy of Resistance in the country.
EghtesadOnline: The Representation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in the Islamic Republic of Iran observed the World Food Day 2016 at a commemoration ceremony at Vahdat (Roudaki) Hall in Tehran.
EghteadOnline: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on World Food Day, 16 October 2016, urged all Governments and their partners to take a holistic, collaborative, and integrated approach to climate change, food security and equitable social and economic development.
EghtesadOnline: Food security in Iran has improved by 23% since President Hassan Rouhani took office in August 2013 by tapping into the potential of agriculture sector, Deputy Agriculture Minister Abbas Keshavarz said.