Tag Archives | horticulture

Iran to transfer Vegetable Farms to Greenhouses

By John Lee. Iran reportedly plans to transfer all vegetable farms to greenhouses within the next 10 years. The Ministry of Agriculture intends to increase the country’s greenhouse area to more than 48,000 hectares by the end of 2025, up from 12,157 hectares currently. It expects to produce 21 million tons of agro products annually […]

Dutch Group to Build Greenhouses in Iran

By John Lee. VB Greenhouse Projects, part of the VB Group from the Netherlands, has signed a million dollar contract with KSM Group to build 20 hectares of greenhouses in Iran. Company head Edward Verbakel signed the deal during a recent trade mission in Iran. “They are high quality glass greenhouses for growing vegetables, flowers, […]

MoU With Netherlands on Ornamental Plants

A memorandum of understanding on cooperation in research projects on flowers and ornamental plants has been signed between the Netherlands’ Wageningen University and Research Center and Iran’s National Institute of Ornamental Plants. The agreement seeks to use Dutch expertise and technologies to boost Iran’s production and export of ornamental plants. IRNA reports that Iran’s National […]