Economic features and Investment Potential

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Agriculture, Gardening, Livestock and Poultry and Aquatic Animals

In desert areas such as Yazd province agriculture is of great importance for the economic role it plays in the society and also for being a vital factor for the continuation of life, so by the reduction of agriculture in rural areas, the resistance bases against desert would be destroyed and the whole life of the society will be at risk and that’s why agriculture section in the province has a special importance.

Cultivation level and the rate of major farm products in Yazd

Greenhouse products (flowers)

Greenhouse products (vegetables and crops)

Garden products

Crops

Product Name

10.6

1420

76841

38420

Cultivation Level
(ha)

17404 Thousand cut flowers

409950

250285

540289

Production Rate
(Tons)


Tendency towards developing greenhouse cultivations is one of the remarkable points in developing agriculture section in recent years and is the source of farmers’ pride.

Cultivation level and the rate of major crops products in 2015-2016 Yazd

Madder

Alfalfa

kitchen garden products

Total vegetables

Total beans

corn

Barley

Wheat

Product Name

430

4650

2860

2439

424

2435

2950

12406

Cultivation Level
(ha)

2217

58410

70218

72438

693

17373

8466

40634

Production Rate
(Tons)


Cultivation level and the rate of major Garden products in 2015-2016 Yazd

Saffron

Pomegranate

Date

Walnut

Almond

Pistachio

Grapes

Apricot

Product Name

502.5

6505.6

2609

1082

9329.1

44819

1868.6

2442.1

Cultivation Level
(ha)

2.05369

96019

8749

737

4773

47861

36553

33650

Production Rate
(Tons)


The rate of major livestock and fisheries products in Yazd (2016)

Total

Fish

Honey

Egg poultry

Milk

Red Meat

Other poultry meat

Chicken Meat

Product Name

339339

1178

239

23187

240034

15511

3590

55600

Production Rate
(Tons)


Export Capacity of Major Agricultural Products in Yazd Province Based on the Years of 1395

Other poultry meat

Milk

Egg

Chicken Meat

Greenhouse products

Alfalfa

Madder

Saffron

Pomegranate

pistachio

Product Name

50

20

50

20

60

80

70

23

37

63

Export capacity

(precent)


Honors

  • First in production of madder in the country
  • First in production of quail and Quebec meats
  • First in the development of the noble Arab horse in the country
  • First ranking in the production of chicken meat per capita in the country
  • Third in greenhouse cucumber production in the country
  • Third in production of pistachio in the country
  • Forth in production of apricot in the country
  • Fifth in the production of pomegranates in the country
  • Seventh in saffron production in the country.
  • Ninth in almond production in the country.
  • Ninth in olives production in the country.