As announced by a provincial official, 6,800 tons of products are produced in greenhouses of Kordestan province, in the west of Iran, per annum.
Peyman Eskandari, the head of the province’s Agriculture Department, said, “Currently, this amount of crop is harvested from 37 hectares of greenhouse area, and we predict that this amount will be doubled by next [Iranian calendar] year (starts on March 21).”
The official further stated that his department’s plan for the next four years is to reach 200 hectares of greenhouse cultivation in Kordestan, and if this goal is achieved, the two sectors of production and employment in the province will experience significant growth.
Eskandari has previously said that greenhouses have been established and started activity on over 10 hectares of land in Kordestan province in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2022). He also has said that greenhouses will also be established on over 30 hectares of land in the province by the end of the next Iranian year (March 20, 2024).
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