• Italian pavilion at ATMAK I FARM exhibition

    Italian pavilion at ATMAK I FARM exhibition

    Tehran (ISNA) - Italy is the only foreign country participating, with a national pavilion , at Atmak I Farm exhibition 2019 in Tehran (International Exhibition of Agriculture, Irrigation Systems, Agriculture Machinery, Inputs, Horticulture and Gardening and Related Industries) from 24th till 27 September 2019.

  • World food prices dip in August

    World food prices dip in August

    Tehran (ISNA) - Global food prices declined in August, driven by sharp falls in the prices of staple cereals and sugar, according to a report issued today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

  • FAO highlights great potential of genetic improvements in aquaculture for better food security

    FAO highlights great potential of genetic improvements in aquaculture for better food security

    Tehran (ISNA) - Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products with relatively little extra feed, land, water and other inputs, according to a new FAO report titled “The State of the World's Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture”.

  • Meet the first Iranian doctor programmer

    Meet the first Iranian doctor programmer

    Tehran (ISNA) - Bijan Zamani is a computer programmer from Iran who became a medical doctor and it makes him a great object-oriented software designer who founded many startups in Iran.

  • 5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Masjed Soleyman

    5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Masjed Soleyman

    Tehran (ISNA) – A 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook Masjed Soleyman, Iran on Monday, leaving one dead and 64 injured so far.

  • Nature’s Wellness Resort, an outlet from urban distress
  • Health tourism in Iran, a proven success

    Health tourism in Iran, a proven success

    Tehran (ISNA) - According to the statistics released by international organizations, the number of international travelers has reached to more than one and a half billion people; the travelers who travel to foreign countries for a variety of purposes. Medical tourism is the target of a significant part of these travelers. The part which is increasing day by day and various countries all around the world are tending to become the first medical tourism destination by implementing various plans.

  • Clearing road ahead to reach Zero Hunger in Asia, Pacific

    Clearing road ahead to reach Zero Hunger in Asia, Pacific

    Tehran (ISNA) - Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger has slowed in Asia and the Pacific, despite strong economic advances, highlighting the need for concerted policy actions to tackle the increasingly complex nature of challenges ahead, representatives of FAO Member Countries heard during an event on the sidelines of the 41st Session of the FAO Conference.

  • Qu Dongyu of China new Director-General of FAO

    Qu Dongyu of China new Director-General of FAO

    Tehran (ISNA) - Qu Dongyu of China was elected Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today.

  • Robust, coordinated action needed to save Asia-Pacific’s forests: FAO

    Robust, coordinated action needed to save Asia-Pacific’s forests: FAO

    Tehran (ISNA) - Highlighting the ongoing decline of biodiversity and resilience in natural forests in the Asia-Pacific region, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in its newest comprehensive report regarding the future of forest in Asia-Pacific region has asked country members to take firm measures to reverse this trend.

  • Irani Chaiwalas (Tea Sellers) of Hindustan
  • US openly violates Int’l law in humanitarian aids for Iranian flood-stricken people

    US openly violates Int’l law in humanitarian aids for Iranian flood-stricken people

    Tehran (ISNA) – The head of Iran’s Academy of Medical Sciences, Alireza Marandi in a letter to Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres protested US’ violence of international law regarding humanitarian aids to flood-stricken people of Iran and Washington’s inhuman measures restricting medicine and equipment supplement.

  • Iranian Minister of Health to visit Geneva

    Iranian Minister of Health to visit Geneva

    Tehran (ISNA) – Iran’s Health Minister, Saeed Namaki will visit Geneva to attend 72nd World Health Assembly of World Health Organization.

  • Climate change or daily management; flood crisis factor

    Climate change or daily management; flood crisis factor

    Tehran (ISNA) - The head of the Environmental Committee of the Expediency Discernment Council considers the isolated functioning of the governmental bodies a factor in increasing the damage caused by the flood and said, "In the country's management system, these bodies are segmented and do not want to work together".

  • WHO airlifts medical supplies to people affected by floods in Iran

    WHO airlifts medical supplies to people affected by floods in Iran

    Tehran (ISNA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday airlifted essential medical supplies to the Islamic Republic of Iran to respond to the growing health needs of thousands of people who have been displaced as a result of the flooding in many provinces in the country.

  • Iran ready to export medicine, medical equipment to Venezuela

    Iran ready to export medicine, medical equipment to Venezuela

    Tehran (ISNA) – The head of Food and Drug Administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FDA), Mehdi Pirsalehi announced that Iran is ready to export medicine and medical equipment to Venezuela.

  • 15 killed, 1 injured in cargo plane crash in west of Tehran

    15 killed, 1 injured in cargo plane crash in west of Tehran

    Tehran (ISNA) – A Boeing 707 cargo plane has crashed in Iran’s Alborz province on Monday morning.

  • Iran sees revival of drying Lake Urmia

    Iran sees revival of drying Lake Urmia

    Tehran (ISNA) - It is one of the worst ecological disasters of recent decades, but the shrinking of Iran's great Lake Urmia finally appears to be stabilizing and officials see the start of a revival.

  • 6-month opportunity for Iran to provide medicines

    6-month opportunity for Iran to provide medicines

    Tehran (ISNA) – The director of Iran’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Gholamreza Asghari stressed that now the main problem in medicine field is the transfer of money and goods.

  • 5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes western Iran, 2 killed, more than 200 injured

    5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes western Iran, 2 killed, more than 200 injured

    Tehran (ISNA) – A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit western Iran's Kermanshah province at 2:43 a.m. local time on Sunday.

  • Iranian Department of Environment’s head reacts to Netanyahu’s video

    Iranian Department of Environment’s head reacts to Netanyahu’s video

    Tehran (ISNA) – In a reaction to a video published by the Zionist regime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Twitter, the head of Iran’s Department of Environment Isa Kalantari stressed that the Israeli PM is better to wrap up his own mess first.