Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Iran
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/05/2013
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Self-sufficiency plan
Description
Development strategy for rice approved by Parliament. The document envisages the country attaining self-sufficiency in rice by 2016, replacing an earlier target of 2013. Interventions foreseen to achieve the goal will include capacity development, introduction of high yielding varieties, promotion of mechanization and improved farm management.