Assistant director of Agriculture Ministry said: According to agriculture ministry plans, Iran will produce 100 percent of its local wheat and barley needs, and 70 percent of beet in the country.
Mr Eskandar Zand added: Due to growing population and limited water resources, soil and investment we can be independent through economy resistant policies until 2025. We can produce all our wheat and barley’s needs, and 70 percent of our vegetable oil consumption and beet in the country.
Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) is the largest responsible body for agricultural research, education and extension in Iran. Head of AREEO said until now more than 158 technical and research achievements in the field of agriculture is transferred to private sector and knowledge- based companies.