Rising prices adds one million to slum populations in Iran
An Iranian MP says: “In 2018, one million people became slum-dwellers in Iran due to rising living costs.”
Ziba Azizi – world’s 4th best rural woman
Everybody adores her in Azizabad village in Sistan and Baluchistan Province. She has worked so hard for this deprived village in southeastern Iran that she has succeeded to win the Women’s World Summit Foundation 2018 award for women’s creativity in rural life and ranked fourth on WWSF’s global list.
Why should Iran talk to Trump?
Vali Asr writes in the Atlantic that on August 6, Donald Trump’s administration reimposed economic sanctions on Iran that Barack Obama’s administration had lifted when it signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in 2015, the anticipated next step following Trump’s decision to leave the deal in May. Since then, the Trump administration has talked about bringing more economic pressure on Tehran not only to end its nuclear ambitions, but also to curb its regional influence and even weaken the Islamic Republic’s hold on power, which led many to see U.S. policy as one aimed at regime change.
Iranian child wins FAO contest
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced that the 8-year old Iranian boy, Soheil Ahmadpour, is the winner of the World Food Day 2017 painting contest in the 5 to 8 category, with the slogan “Change the future of migration, invest in food security and rural development”.
Iranian dairy products in European food baskets
A cooperation agreement to transfer experience and knowledge of the dairy industry for export purposes to European countries has been signed between Iran Dairy Industries and the European Dairy Association.
Iran-France sign agricultural MoU
Iran agriculture cooperatives trading company and the French maize and sorghum seed association have signed an MoU in the presence of Iran’s Minister of Agriculture and Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development and the accompanying delegation to produce maize and sorghum in Iran.
Iran-EU agricultural cooperation
The meeting of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce and the European Union's Agriculture and Food Industry delegation took place in Tehran today.
Iran’s Budget and Planning Organization and the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Business have signed an agreement to turn rural areas into poles of clothing production across the country.
5000 rural touristic spots around Iran
In an interview with ISNA, Seyed Abolfazl Razavi, Deputy to the President for rural development said that over 5000 villages with historical remains have been identified in Iran.