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Helping Iran breathe life into the parched plains of Hossein Abad

In April of 2005, Prahbu Budhathoki, a technical advisor for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), stepped out of the plane that brought him to Hossein Abad, 100km away from the urban center of Birjand, in Iran’s South Khorasan province. All he could see around him was a vast stretch of bmore


Lost Paradise, No Longer “Lost" ; Conservation of Biodiversity in Zagros

Passing through the vast fields that sleep silently on the foothills of Zagros sierras, lie the intoxicating grape gardens that stretch into the forests of almond, oak and wild pistachio trees; all coming together to realize a mesmerizing scenery of a valuable natural ecotone in Tangeh Bostanak Protmore


Sustainable Agriculture Around Lake Parishan

“Less water, more yields!” exclaims Mohammad Sharifi Moghaddam, a wetlands conservation project consultant and instructor for the sustainable agriculture initiative around Lake Parishan near the main South Western Iranian city of Shiraz.  Most families living in the villages surrounding the wetmore

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