Nearly 14,000 hectares of agricultural lands in arid plains in Iran’s Sistan region have started using irrigation thanks to a government project which seeks to eliminate poverty and boost jobs in the underprivileged region.
Three water projects valued at about $84.7 million were inaugurated by President Hassan Rouhani and Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Unprecedented flash floods in Iran’s south and southeast provinces have hit 350 villages in recent days, damaging thousands of residential buildings, according to IRNA. Heavy rainfalls in the country’s south, which started on Thursday, have caused flash floods in Sistan and Baluchestan Province and caused damage to more than 20,000 residential […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Due to dry surface, twenty percent of areas across Iran are highly prone to flooding, Khosro Shahbazi, head of the Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization (FRWMO), has said. “Precipitation in Iran is one-third of the world’s average, as the country is located in a dry and fragile region where we […]