The Agriculture and Processing Industries Committee of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) held a meeting on Sunday to investigate the issues and problems related to the agricultural and processing units.
Iran’s Plan and Budget Organization (PBO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with three Iranian banks for supporting the saffron industry.
Iran and near eastern countries shared strategies implemented to tackle challenges posed by COVID-19 to food and agriculture activities.
The ambassador of Iran to Brasilia said that Iranian companies are ready to do extraterritorial cultivation in Mato Grosso Province, western Brazil.
Iran has followed strategies for food security and livelihoods such as changing the cultivating season, changing cultivars, using new technologies.
FAO along with its 46 member nations convened a conference to provide an inclusive platform to examine ways forward to strengthen the resilience of agro-food systems and livelihoods amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Iran has seen a major growth in its agricultural sector as output has increased by more than 28 percent in six years, ending March 19, 2020.
Head of Iran’s Plant Protection Organization says consumption of dangerous pesticide in the agriculture sector of the country has dropped sharply, adding that imports of pesticides from European countries has been halted due to sanctions.
FAO organized a three-day workshop to equip Iranian experts with operational knowledge and skills required to establish a country-level Agricultural Stress Index System (ASIS).
Iran opened its largest industrial livestock breeding and production farm near Tehran, with one senior official calling it a milestone in the country’s plan to cut $1 billion worth of agricultural and livestock imports a year.