EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran has instructed lenders to apportion at least 20% of their loans to the agriculture sector through supply chain finance (SCF) and the contract farming scheme.
EghtesadOnline: Poultry farming is facing a serious challenge these days over irregular supplies of animal feed.
EghtesadOnline: Nematabad Dam in Hamedan Province was launched Sunday along with other water projects.
EghtesadOnline: Sharaf Shah Dam in Qasr-e-Shirin County, in Kermanshah Province, was launched Thursday.
EghtesadOnline: Excessive production of livestock over the past few months, combined with significant decline in red meat consumption due to the coronavirus pandemic, have led to a massive surplus in the cattle farming sector, says the head of Iran’s Livestock Exporters National Assembly.
EghtesadOnline: Underground water resources meet close to 57% of the domestic water demand from households, farming and industries. The balance (43%) comes from renewable resources.
EghtesadOnline: With almost 500 million cubic meters of water wasted in the industrial and farming sectors in Semnan Province, a plan to transfer water from the Caspian Sea in the north to the arid region would indeed be an exercise in futility, an expert at the Research Institute for Forests and Range and director of the Public Participation Office of the Department of Environment said.