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Expanding Int’l AgriTech Ties

The productivity of conventional farming methods employed in Iran’s semi-arid lands has been worsened by water scarcity and compelled officials to join hands with foreign countries to upgrade the key sector
Expanding Int’l AgriTech Ties
Expanding Int’l AgriTech Ties

To overcome agricultural problems such as water scarcity, lack of equipment and soil erosion, Iranian authorities have started embracing high-tech solutions offered by domestic knowledge-based companies, apart from establishing ties with regional and continental partners.
In line with the latest move, Iran Nanotechnology Innovation Council and Agriculture Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII) held a two-day virtual symposium on Nov. 18-19 with the Philippine Department of Science and Technology and Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources’ Research and Development Department, Mehr News Agency reported.
The event was intended to promote the exchange of information on agricultural nanotechnology, explore the role of public and private sectors in the field, assess and expand Iran-Philippines cooperation in agricultural nanotech, and provide a platform to introduce small- and medium-sized enterprises and knowledge-based companies active in the field to potential investors.


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