Deputy Minister of Management Development and Resources of the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture said: The value added growth of the agricultural sector from the oil-free economy has increased from 3% in 2013 to 8.8% in 2019.
Shahrokh Shajari also added that: We must be able to increase the economic prosperity of this sector by using modern science and new methods, both in the technical sector of agriculture, and in the commercial sector of it.
The former head of the Agricultural Jihad Organization of Gilan Province, stating that the agricultural sector plays an important role in providing food security, and knowing that Gilan Province is considered as a leading province in the production of strategic products in the country, added: With favorable climate and suitable soil along with the efforts of researchers, executive experts and exploiters, the province, which has less than 9 tenths of the country's soil, has about 4% of the country's agricultural production. Ali Darjani pointed out that more than 70 types of products are produced in the province, in which we have a top rank in 20 products.
He then added: 90% of the country's tea, 40% of the country's rice, more than 40% of Noghan, and a large amount of the country's olives are produced in Gilan.
Source of the news: Public relations of the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture
Translated by: F.KH