TEHRAN, Iran, Dec. 2
Iran`s Ministry of Agriculture Jihad has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Barakat Foundation and the Omid Entrepreneurship Fund, with the aim of creating jobs in the agricultural sector, Trend reports citing Mehr News Agency.
The memorandum, signed on Dec. 1, envisages projects in agricultural sector in the country's deprived areas.
Seyed Javad Sadati Nejad, the Minister of Agriculture Jihad, spoke on the sidelines of the event, explaining the details of the agreement.
"The MoU addressed the challenges of small agricultural businesses, small-scale greenhouses, branding in agriculture, development of medicinal plants, camel breeding and fisheries," said the minister.