The first Vice-President of the Islamic Republic of Iran together with Minister of Agriculture Jihad visited the medicinal plants National Project of Hableh Roud in Firouzkouh province.
On Monday March 30th , Es’hag Jahangiri who was accompanied by Minister of Agriculture Jihad visited the national project of Hableh Roud in Firouzkouh province.
The administeration of this project had the goal of improving the lives of the local community, employment, optimal use of rangeland plant species with the prospect of revival and conservation of natural resources.
According to this report, in this project, 120 thousand liters of varieties of medicinal plant extracts are produced annually, 12 people have found direct employment and 250 people are indirectly employed.
As stated in this report, in 1997 the project of cultivation of medicinal plants and conservation of Lazoor rangelands in Firouzkouh province was administered by the cooperation of the government and the United Nations Development Programme. This was executed in the form of sustainable management of water and soil sources and the support of Global Environment Facility with the goal of empowering the local communities and the self-reliance of the village community.