Economy, Domestic Economy

Agricultural MoU With Netherlands

Agricultural MoU With NetherlandsAgricultural MoU With Netherlands

Iran and the Netherlands signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the agriculture sector, including development of greenhouse cultivation, genetic modification of crops, high-efficiency irrigation, food processing, marketing and distribution.  The MoU was signed in a meeting between Iran’s Minister of Agricultural Jihad Mahmoud Hojjati and Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp in Tehran on Tuesday, IRNA reported. “We are ready to cooperate in the production, export and import of vegetables, potatoes, flower seeds, dairy products, poultry and seafood,” Kamp said during the meeting. The Netherlands is the second-largest exporter of agricultural products in the world after the United States. Agriculture accounts for 20% of the country’s €400 billion annual trade.