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Agriculture

Trump, Tomato Paste and Iranian Policies

After the sharp devaluation of Rial after the return of the US sanctions on Iran, many Iranian goods, particularly food, become very cheap for the neighboring countries. Several buyers from Iraq, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan and other […]

Agriculture

Potentials in Flower market for Iran

Iran is 17th largest producer of flowers globally. However, with lack of proper infrastructure, 40 percent of production is annually wasted, according to Gholam-Ali Ebrahimi, the Head of Flower Producer Association of Iran. According to […]

Agriculture

Week in Brief 05.07.2019

Iran lifts visa requirements for Chinese tourists in order to attract more visitors to the country. While Chinese outbound trips reached 135 million in 2016, Iran’s share from Chinese tourists is barely 0.05 percent. In […]

Agriculture

Week in Brief 28.06.2019

Finally, the Ministry of Agriculture bans all provinces, except Gilan and Mazandaran, from cultivating rice. Cultivation of rice needs lots of water and apart from the two provinces in the north, i.e. Gilan and Mazandaran […]

Agriculture

West Azerbaijan main honey supplier

Reaching the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution, several organizations in Iran report their achievements within this period. So does the West Azerbaijan Office of the Ministry of Agriculture. The north-western province of Iran provides […]

Agriculture

Iran: world’s second ostrich meat producer

There are nearly 120,000 ostriches farmed in Iran according to the Ministry of Agriculture. With annual production of 3000 tones, Iran ranks world’s second largest ostrich meat producer after South Africa. “Since we are facing […]

Agriculture

Export of shrimps: 2.5 times more

The export of shrimps since March 2018 until now, has reached 24,000 tones and is expected to top at 30,000 tones by the end of the Iranian fiscal year, i.e. March 2019. Nearly 2.5 times […]

Agriculture

Iranian nomads produce 25% of red meat

25 percent of Iranian red meat is produced by nomads, says the Agricultural Ministry. Iranian nomads, coming from various tribes, mainly live in western and southwestern areas. According to the Ministry, these people annually send […]