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Iran’s Agro Waste Staggering

 Iran’s Agro Waste Staggering Iran’s Agro Waste Staggering

The volume of agricultural products that go to waste in Iran is enough to feed up to 18 million people annually, Deputy Agriculture Minister Abbas Keshavarz said. “About 9.3 billion cubic meters of water are lost every year thanks to the wasted crops,” IRNA quoted Keshavarz as saying.  According to Mohammad Reza Sepehri, the head of the Institute of Labor and Social Security, nearly half of all the fruit produced in the country goes to waste due to improper packaging.

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