Iran: Greens and 1 million orchid seedlings at newly inaugurated aquaponics farm

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Rama Agriculture and Industry Innovation Center, which is an aquaponics farm, was inaugurated in the Northern Iranian province by the Rouhollah Dehghani Frouzabadi, Vice President for Science, Technology and Knowledge-Based Economy.

The purpose of aquaponics farm, which was built by the Iranian vice presidency, is producing plants, and aquatic animals for food security and also to save in strategic water and energy resources.

“The development of agricultural technologies and creating market for innovative technologies in this field is on the agenda of the vice presidency. Given the creative and innovative work that this group has done in the field of agriculture, we seriously support its development,” Dehghani Firouzabadi said.

The production at the farm should include 1 million orchid seedlings, 30,000 mature shrubs, 25 tons of estrogen fish, 500 long freshwater shrimps, 4 tons of medicinal mushrooms and constant harvesting of vegetables in wide aquaponics pots.


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