EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati participated in the 34th Session of FAO Regional Conference for the Near East in the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations headquarters in Rome on Thursday and Friday.
EghtesadOnline: Amid low precipitation and water shortage, the government is going to place restrictions on the cultivation of crops in areas of the country where underground water resources are at alarming levels as of the upcoming Iranian year (starting March 21), says Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati.
EghtesadOnline: At the request of Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati, the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration has halted order registrations for rice imports on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: In a letter to the Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari, Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati has called for reinstating the ban on rice imports until further notice due to excessive imports.
EghtesadOnline: Three memoranda of understanding were signed between Iran’s Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati and Ghana’s Minister of Trade and Industry Alan John Kyerematen during the sixth session of Iran-Ghana Economic Commission held on Nov. 13-16 in Accra.
EghtesadOnline: Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati says use of smart technologies and Internet of Things can offer the hard-pressed farming industry a way of doing things in a more practical and economically feasible manner.
EghtesadOnline: Heading a 50-member delegation, Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati was due to arrive in Ghana’s capital Accra on Monday to take part in sixth session of Iran-Ghana Economic Commission.
EghtesadOnline: An Iranian delegation headed by Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati visited Sommet de l’Elevage (livestock summit in French), Europe’s number one livestock show in France over the weekend. (Iranian weekend is on Thursday and Friday.)
EghtesadOnline: Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati said the government will cover 85% of the expenses involved in modernization of irrigation systems in farms and orchards across the country in the form of subsidies.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is targeting dairy exports worth $1 billion in the current fiscal year (March 2017-18), Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati said.