Agriculture

Agriculture

In a country with a range of different climates, soil types and landscapes, food, water and livestock remain important issues, especially with the world’s environment changing. All coverage about farming and related concerns is in this section.

Iranian MP Calls for Minimised Export of Unprocessed Saffron

An Iranian lawmaker criticized the export of unprocessed Iranian saffron, saying a portion of the Iranian saffron exported to European and Arab states is rebranded and resold by these countries.
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Iran about to Lose Russia’s Food Market

Iran risks losing Russia’s food market which was hit hard after the EU imposed sanctions on Moscow following Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the ensuing conflict between Kiev troops and pro-Russia forces.

Malaysian Minister to Visit Iran on Sunday

Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Mah Siew Keong will arrive in Tehran on Sunday at the head of a 25-member delegation to explore avenues of expanding bilateral ties with high-ranking Iranian officials.
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Iranian President Opens Mideast’s Largest Grain Refinery

In a Tuesday visit to Alborz Province, President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated ‘Zar Grain Refinery’ as the largest of its kind in the Middles East and the first one in Iran.
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Tehran to Host Conference on Sustainable Agriculture

The Eighth Conference on Healthy and Sustainable Agriculture will be held in Tehran on January 26.
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Philippines Interested in Iranian Apple

The Philippines may start importing apples from Iran once test analysis and sampling have been approved, the country’s Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
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Iran Home to 800 Species of Medicinal Herbs

An Iranian environmentalist says a total of 800 species of medicinal plants have been identified in Iran.

Iran Marks Wheat Production Self-Sufficiency

Iran has marked what is celebrated at home as a landmark achievement to attain self-sufficiency in production of wheat.

People Take Part in Desert Greening in Southern Iran

The inhabitants of Hormozgan desert, southern Iran, have participated in programs to revive the deserts.
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Iran to Produce 13m Tons of Wheat Next Year

An Iranian official says the country will produce more than 13 million tons of wheat in the next Persian year, starting from mid-March.

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