Iran and near eastern countries shared strategies implemented to tackle challenges posed by COVID-19 to food and agriculture activities.
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.
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).
FAO offers Iran and Mongolia a unique opportunity to transfer technical expertise and international experiences in Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) systems to Iranian experts.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warns multiple impacts of COVID-19 and desert locust will fuel hunger in Asia and the Pacific.
As part of ongoing support provided by FAO to Iran for controlling desert locust infestation, the first consignment of pest control equipment supplied by the Organization, was delivered to the country’s plant protection authority.
FAO chief economist says the organization has just increased its allocation of funds to support capacity building for Iranian experts.
FAO has provided an additional USD 200 000 to further strengthen Iran’s technical capacity to control Desert Locust.
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan will be infested by desert locust.