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: Mazandaran Province’s agriculture sector received a total of 30 trillion rials ($125 million) in bank loans during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2020-Jan. 19), according to an executive with the Agriculture Bank of Iran, also known as Agribank.
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: An estimated 90% of the renewable water resources in Markazi Province is consumed in the agriculture sector, managing director of Markazi Regional Water Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Bank Keshavarzi Iran, a state-owned lender to the agriculture sector, has 26 trillion rials ($200 million) in holdings that need to be sold, the bank’s deputy manager for legal and supervision affairs said.
EghtesadOnline: Government-affiliated Power Generation, Distribution and Transmission Company (Tavanir) installed 307,000 smart electricity meters in agriculture sector last year in the first phase of the National Smart Metering Program (known as Faham in Persian), operator of the project said Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Groundwater reserves are being depleted at an alarming rate because of poor management and excessive consumption in the agricultural sector.
EghtesadOnline: Some 2.2 trillion rials (around $16 million) worth of damage have been inflicted on the agriculture sector of the northern Mazandaran Province during the heavy rainstorm and the consequent flood on Friday and Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: Around 56% of the water consumed in Iran’s agriculture sector goes to waste due to improper usage, an advisor to deputy agriculture minister for water and soil affairs.
EghtesadOnline: Flood and hailstorm in recent days have inflicted 173 billion rials ($4 million) in losses on North Khorasan Province’s agriculture sector, the head of Crisis Management Office at the North Khorasan Agriculture Jihad Organization said.