Iran, FAO launch joint program to help Afghan refugees

Iran’s Bureau of Aliens and Foreign Immigrants’ Affairs, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and World Food Programme established a greenhouse in Semnan province, located around 220 km east of capital Tehran, to help Afghan refugees.

Financially and technically supported by FAO, the greenhouse would enable the Afghan refugees to generate income through agricultural practices.

“The selected refugees will gradually be empowered to manage the greenhouse independently. They will be advised, and equipped with necessary skill to cultivate various ornamental and edible plants in the greenhouse," said Hooman Moezzi, FAO Programme Consultant.

Read more at Tasnim News Agency


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