According to the Mehr reporter, Javad Tarasi said in a press conference with reporters at the site of Zanjan Agricultural Jihad on Tuesday noon, stating that Zanjan province occupies 1.3% of the total area of the country. .
He stated that Zanjan province has five percent of the country’s agricultural lands, he said: This province has 90,000 users.
The head of the Zanjan Agricultural Jihad Organization, stating that three million tons of various agricultural products are produced annually in the province, said: “The export situation of agricultural products has been good this year.”
Tarasi stated that according to the plan prepared by the center, the share of Zanjan province’s savings in the program of adaptation to water shortage in surface waters was 132 million cubic meters, and emphasized: with the follow-ups, this amount has reached zero. .
The share of water scarcity savings is only from underground sources
He said: “Because the province has a low level of surface water, farmers do not have the right to face limitations and reductions in these limited resources.”
The head of the Agricultural Jihad Organization of Zanjan province said: the share of saving this province in the operational plan for adaptation to water shortage is only from underground sources.
Tarasi said the share is economical Joey Province in the waters underground 289 million cubic meters Per year 184 million cubic meters of this amount is done from the place of blocking illegal wells.
The share of Zanjan province in Sefidrood basin is relative to the neighboring province
He stated that the horizon of the program for adaptation to water shortage in Zanjan province is 1406, and specified: the rest of the savings will be achieved from the improvement of agricultural wells and the prevention of over-harvesting.
The head of Zanjan Agricultural Jihad Organization said: the share of Zanjan province in Sefidrood basin is less than the neighboring province and by reducing the province’s share of surface water savings to zero in the program of adaptation to water shortage, the deficiencies will be compensated.
Tarasi pointed to the share of the province’s employment in the agricultural sector and said: the share of the province’s employment in the agricultural sector is higher than the country.
He added: “Agricultural farmers in this province have very good expertise and are excellent in producing agricultural products in the country.”
The head of the Zanjan Agricultural Jihad Organization, stating that nearly three million tons of agricultural products are produced annually in Zanjan, said: “More than 50% of agricultural products in Zanjan province are processed in conversion industries.”
Tarasi said: olives, grapes, beans, barley, tomatoes, potatoes, garlic are the main processable products of Zanjan province.
He stated that the development of conversion industries is one of the important programs of agricultural jihad in the year of production leap, adding: this province is the first in the country in the field of conversion industries.