Agriculture: in control of market prices

BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) - The Ministry of Agriculture announced full control over Asaraswaq vegetables, saying it formed committees to follow up prices.

He said Undersecretary Ghazi slave's (IMN) "The Ministry of Agriculture has developed a specific mechanism for the import of agricultural products in the seasons of production in order to maintain local product and to stabilize prices in the market through import prevent random for those products and supporting national agriculture".

He revealed to the Committee on Agriculture and Water parliamentary Earlier, the existence of a decision of the Ministry of Agriculture to ban import of agricultural products that are locally available to protect the national product and support for the agricultural sector and the protection of hard currency "dollar", saying it developed a mechanism for the import of agricultural products with a view to the local product to protect and maintain prices.

Ghazi said that "the ministry has developed a sophisticated scientific plan to upgrade the agricultural reality of the coming winter season, which will see South Central provinces increase in agricultural land areas and the diversity of agricultural crops between food and industrial."

The Ministry of Agriculture earlier, it is now working on winter agriculture plan which will hopefully begin during the month of September of this, but they are alerted of the existence of a real problem in how to deal with water scarcity and achieve the ambitious mechanism for growing food security crops.