Dr. Khosrow Shahbazi Acting Head of FRWO, in his trip to Kerman province met and conferred with Dr.
Fadayei, Governor General of Kerman Province.
According to FRWO’s website, in this meeting Dr. Shahbazi said that the inauguration of 135 agriculture projects and 23 IWM projects is the gift of Ministry of Agriculture to the people of Kerman on the
occasion of the 41st anniversary of the victory of the Islamic
Revolution, to improve their livelihoods and agricultural outputs.
Dr. Shahbazi also
highlighted the role of IWM projects in improving vegetation cover; soil
erosion control and recharge of aquifers and said depletion of aquifers in
Kerman due to unbalanced water harvest necessitate the need for implementation
of IWM projects that is hopefully speeded up by resources coming from National
Development Fund in recent years.
Dr. Fadayei Governor General of Kerman Province also thanked FRWO
for his vital role in development
of the province and expressed his support for co-financing joint projects. He
also referred to the threats posed by active desertification hotspots in the
region and called for emergency projects for control of moving sand dunes and
wind erosion hotspots.