Saturday, August 13, 2022

Agriculture

Iranian Mango Pickle; A Marvellous Mixture of Flavours

Mango is a sensuous, juicy, exotic fruit, and one of the most popular tropical ones in many countries, including Iran. The unripe fruit tastes tart and is used for producing pickles and sauces, among other foods.

Strawberry Festival; Rural Party to Celebrate Good Harvest

The sixth edition of the Strawberry Festival was recently held in Golestan province in northeastern Iran, giving the farmers and their families an opportunity to celebrate their spring harvest and pray for a more fruitful year.

Iran’s Share in Global Saffron Trade Stands at 96%: VP

Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has hailed the country’s huge share in saffron business across the world.

Iranian Customs in Photos: Football Match in Rice Farms

Before the season of planting rice in Gilan Province, northern Iran, people hold football matches in muddy farms to prepare for a new agricultural season.

Iran, Uruguay Discuss Expansion of Banking, Agricultural Ties

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez have called for expansion of collaborations in various fields, particularly banking and agriculture.

Iran Bans Rice Cultivation in Dry Provinces

Iranian Minster of Energy Reza Ardakanian says the government has decided to ban the cultivation of rice in any province other than the ones in the north in a bid to control the serious water crisis across the country.

Iran Agriculture Minister Survives No-Confidence Vote

Iranian parliamentarians gave a vote of confidence to Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati in their third unsuccessful impeachment bid since Tuesday.

Iran to Run Project to Utilize Deep Underground Water

An Iranian legislator says drilling operations get underway in April, 2018 in southeastern Sistan region to extract deep subterranean waters.

Agricultural Collaboration Could Greatly Boost Iran-France Trade

Iran’s ambassador to France says the agriculture sector could play a big role in increasing trade between Iran and France, as the recent agreements signed between Tehran and Paris have paved the way for closer agricultural cooperation.

Kazakhstan Cultivating Persian Rice to Meet Iran’s Needs

Kazakhstan says it plans to increase the production of a special variety of Iranian rice by ten times this year to meet growing demands from Iran.

Orange Harvest Season in Northern Iran

The seaside lands of the Caspian Sea in northern Iran provide finest conditions for the production of various types of citrus, particularly orange.

Iran Starts Exporting Caviar to US after 25 Years

An Iranian official says the ban on Iran's caviar exports to the US has been lifted after 25 years, stressing that 10 kilogrammes of farmed caviar has been exported to America last year.

EU Serious in Promotion of Agriculture Ties with Iran

The European Union's Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan says the EU is determined to expand its ties with Iran in all fields, particularly agriculture and food products.

EU to Study Opening Office in Tehran in Saturday Visit

A 70-strong European Union delegation comprising Europe’s senior officials and economic activists are due in Iran on Saturday, November 11. According to a Farsi report...

Iran Taking Long Steps towards Agricultural Mechanization

Head of Iran’s Agricultural Mechanization Centre says the Islamic Republic has taken long steps to mechanize its mostly traditional agriculture.

Iran Invited to Manufacture Agricultural Machinery in Uganda

Uganda’s Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa has called on Iranian manufacturers to produce agricultural machinery in the African state and export their products from there.

FAO to Sign Contract with Iran’s Agriculture Ministry

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations known as FAO is going to sign an agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran to boost agricultural productivity of the country using a satellite imagery tool.

Village of Hir; Iranian Capital of Cornelian Cherry

Hir, a village located in the most remote parts of Alamut in Qazvin province, north-western Iran, is described as the country’s capital of cornelian cherry.

Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province Exports 20 Tonnes of Grapes

About 20 tonnes of grapes harvested in the Iranian province of West Azarbaijan have been exported abroad, said a local agriculture official.

Iran, France Ink Deal on Sheep-Breeding

Iran and France have signed a joint agreement to exchange their knowledge of sheep-breeding, and also sell livestock to each other.

Iranian Honey Ranks 3rd in Int’l Beekeeping Event

Iranian-made honey has ranked third, for the first time in 90 years, in the 45th edition of APIMONDIA, the International Apiculture Congress, held in Turkey.

Iran among World’s Largest Producers of Fruits, Vegetables

A new global ranking shows that Iran is among the world’s largest producers of fruits and vegetables.

Iran Exports Dates to Nearly 50 Countries

The Iranian customs authorities have announced the volume of the major agricultural products exported by the country during the first five months of the current Iranian year.

Chinese Vessels’ Overfishing Affect Iranian Fishermen’s Livelihoods

An Iranian lawmaker says excessive fishing by Chinese ships in waters off the southern Iranian coasts has affected local fishermen’s livelihoods.

Iran, World’s Eighth Producer of Cocoons, Silk Thread

Iran ranks eighth in the world in terms of producing cocoons and silk thread, a top Iranian official says.

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