The Vice Presidential Office for Science and Technology plans to establish two seawater greenhouses alongside Iran's southern coastline in the current fiscal year that started on March 21.
According to Jahangir Pourhemmat, an official with the Vice Presidential Office, the construction of seawater greenhouses on the coastline of Bushehr Province and Makran in Sistan-Baluchestan Province is high on the agenda, Mehr News Agency reported.
"The environmental situation in the target areas is suitable for growing vegetables and tropical fruits," he said.
“The greenhouses will be set up in a 400-square-meter area. Preliminary field studies are still underway to locate the best spot for implementing the project,” he said.