Iran: Greenhouse development is on the agenda

A total of 2,654 hectares of greenhouses were constructed and 539 hectares were renovated in Iran in the last Iranian year (March 2018-19).

These projects have created more than 32,000 direct and 64,000 indirect jobs, Fars News Agency reported.

The report also says that the construction and renovation of greenhouses has helped save 360 million cubic meters of water and increase agro production by 950,000 tons per year.

The Agriculture Ministry plans to increase the area to more than 48,000 hectares by 2025. 

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