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New Career Opportunities in Iran

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new jobs in Iran: Senior Wheat Breeder, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) Senior Finance Manager, Relief International (Source: UN) (Picture credit: Amir1140)

Polish Tractor Firm in Iran Deal

By John Lee. Polish tractor producer Ursus signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tabriz-based Iran Tractor Manufacturing Company (ITMCo). Under the deal, the companies will cooperate in the use of components to produce tractors in the 47-150 hp power range, dedicated to the markets where both companies currently operate. They will also start a […]

Norway “eager to expand” Fisheries Cooperation with Iran

By John Lee. Norway’s Minister of Fisheries, Per Sandberg (pictured), has told Iran’s Ambassador to Oslo, Mohammad Hassan Habibollahzadeh, that he welcomes increased cooperation between the countries in fisheries and aquaculture. According to IRNA, the ambassador said the vast coastlines in the northern and southern parts of Iran, production of fishery products, processing and re-export […]

Japan Donates $6.9m to Iranian Projects

The Government of Japan has allocated $6.9 million to five projects in Iran. The assistance, aimed at building a “tolerant and stable society” in the region, will go to the following projects over the next five years: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): $1 million towards the restoration of Lake Urmia “via local community participation in […]

Iran and France sign five Agreements

By John Lee. Iran and France have signed five agreements at the end of a business forum hosted by the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA). The Memorandums of Understanding (MoU’s) included a cooperation document for development of Mashhad International Airport, two involving the Iranian Fisheries Organization, one for the construction of […]

Armenia to Produce “Halal” Food for Iran

By John Lee. The Armenian Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments, Emil Tarasyan (picture), has met with the economic attaché of Iran’s embassy in Armenia, Abas Ghorbani, to discuss the possibility of opening a “Halal” food office in Armenia. According to a report from Hetq, the office would certify that food produced in Armenia, if […]

Iran, Denmark Sign MoU on Veterinary Health

Iran and Denmark have signed a memorandum of understating (MoU) to boost their cooperation in the areas of animal husbandry and veterinary hygiene. The cooperation document was signed during a ceremony attended by the head of the Iran Veterinary Organization (IVO), Mehdi Khalaj, and Chief Veterinary Officer of the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Per […]

Iran Develops Irrigation Technique with China’s Help

Iran has opened a factory, in partnership with a Chinese company, producing equipment for a modern irrigation method that is being implemented in the country’s paddy fields, a deputy agriculture minister announced. According to Alimorad Akbari, the joint factory manufactures the supplies used for “tape irrigation”, a method involving durable strips for watering farms with […]

Indian Trade Mission to Discuss Rice Exports

India plans to send a delegation to Iran to discuss ways for resuming exports of its Basmati rice to the Islamic Republic, the president of All India Rice Exporters Association said. Mohinder Pal Jindal said the delegation comprising government officials and exporters will travel to Iran on January 27-29, The Economic Times reported. He added […]

Why Iran’s ‘Green Gold’ is set to Rebound

By Maysam Bizaer, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. While Iran may be known for its massive oil and natural gas reserves to many people around the world, it is also known to some for its top-quality pistachios. Production of the nut in Iran […]