Dhi Qar announces the implementation of more than 90 percent of the agricultural plan

2015-12-29 23:08:33 | (Voice of Iraq) - Dhi Qar

Announced Dhi Qar province, on Tuesday, achieving more than 90% of the agricultural plan, as drawn to improve cultivated land area of ​​the current season compared to the previous season, it confirmed the adopted strategic plan for the advancement of agricultural reality.

He said the first deputy governor of Dhi Qar just Aldechala in an interview with the (long-Presse), that "the stages of implementation of the plan agriculture winter season amounted to 94 percent of the barley crop of (248 218) dunams, and 88 percent of the wheat crop by (115 124) without," pointing out that " vegetable growing and other winter crops in the agricultural plan has achieved integrated proportions. "

He Aldechala to "achieve an improvement in the size of the acreage in the current season compared to last season," stressing the province adopt a strategic plan for the advancement of agricultural reality and develop it. "

The Union of peasant associations in Dhi Qar called in mid-July 2015, to reconsider agricultural policy and provide adequate support for farmers, and while stressing the importance of protecting the domestic product of regional competition, indicated cultivation Directorate of Dhi Qar to the import of agricultural crops policy are subject to the size of the gross domestic product of agricultural crops and its ability to fill the needs of the local market, and that the import ban is due to assess the Ministry of Agriculture-dependent national data in this area.