Iran farmlands use modern irrigation systems in 2.2m Hectares

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – A total of 2.2 million hectares of Iran farmlands have been equipped with modern irrigation systems since the beginning of a plan by the Ministry of Agricultural Jihad to this end, said the manager of the project. In an address to a press conference on Monday, Abbas Zare added that according to statistics, 7.8 million hectares of Iranian irrigated lands are under cultivation, of which 3.2 million hectares are bottomlands and 5.5 million hectares are traditional farmlands, IRNA reported