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Imports of Water-Intensive Crops Can Help Battle Water Crisis in Iran

Imports of Water-Intensive Crops Can Help Battle Water Crisis Imports of Water-Intensive Crops Can Help Battle Water Crisis

By importing part of the domestic demand for wheat and rice, Iran can use the vital resource as potable water and for more economically beneficial activities, amid worsening water woes in the country, the rapporteur of the Majlis Energy Commission said.
Asadollah Qarehkhani also told Mehr News Agency that there is no need to cultivate water-intensive crops in areas where water shortage is acute and water evaporation levels are high such as in the southern Khuzestan, southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan and central Isfahan provinces.

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