An official said Iran exported more than 10 tons of saffron, worth $15m dollars, in the first month of the current Iranian year (March 20-April 19, 2016).
Iran's Zagros Mountains, which run across the country from the northwest to the south, are famous for being a perfect habitat for pomegranates, which are known in Persian as Anar.
Golestan Province lies in the northeast of the country, and occupies a unique geographical location, where the Alborz Mountains reach down to the coast of the Caspian Sea.
Iranian President Rouhani said Iranians from all religions, sects and races are branches of one tree, called Islamic Iran.
The 23rd edition of Iran’s international exhibition of agricultural products, foodstuffs, machinery and related industries, known as Iran Agrofood 2016, will start at the Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds, IRIB news reported.
A major Chinese agricultural firm has penned a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a leading Iranian engineering company in a bid to boost cooperation between the two countries in the field of agriculture, a report said.
46 countries are going to take part in Iran’s international agriculture and foodstuff exhibition.
Iran’s Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hojjati has announced a plan to develop cooperation between Iran and New Zealand in the agriculture sector.
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev hailed the growing bilateral ties between Tehran and Baku in diverse fields, and called for an enhancement of cooperation in the field of agriculture as well.
Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati called for expansion of cooperation between Iran and the Netherlands in producing herbal medicines.