The IOC has recently published the English version of its official journal Olivæ. The latest number focuses on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s olive sector, and the expansion and development of this healthy and sustainable crop across the country.
“Carrying tales of centuries past: Iran’s millennial olive tree” will submerge you in Iran’s olive trees, taking you on a journey that spans all of its olive growing regions and beyond. You will learn about the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead for cultivating olive orchards in this region, diving deep into analyses regarding, but not limited to, this product’s value chain and its comparative advantage, the diversity of planting systems in Iran, and advancements regarding its production. You will also be exposed to the multifaceted role that developing the olive sector can have in facing social challenges, and will even be encouraged to try out delicious traditional Iranian olive-based recipes! This number of Olivae is presented by the IOC’s former Executive Director, Abdellatif Ghedira; Iran’s Minister for Agriculture, Dr Mohammad Ali Nikbakht; and the country’s Deputy Minister for Horticultural Affairs, Dr Mohammad Mehdi Boroumandi.
You can download the English edition here.
This edition of Olivæ will also be available soon in Arabic, French, Italian and Spanish.