History of Agriculture – Jahad Organization

In 17 June 1987 (Persian date: 27 Khordad 1358)   actions  to remove deprivation economic and cultural  development of rural areas of the Iran, of great leader of Islamic Revolution , Imam Khomeini , an was formed.

 While , Ministry of Agriculture, worked out, in the framework of their duties and missions, including agronomy and animal husbandry.

After starting  the  Iraqi  imposed  war  against  the  newly  established  Islamic Republic of  Iran , Jihad  Sazandegi , in addition to its original mission , the care of the  development  and  promotion  of people living in deprived rural areas , with its own  employees  and  mobilize  popular  forces , the  high  risk and important task , doing support the  war (making trenches , roads , canals , waterways and ....) armed forces including the army, sepah and the basij.

Jihad Sazandegi valuable  services  in  the  field  of  cultural  activities , health , construction , agriculture and animal husbandry , and construction in general , rural areas far away, In 1362 was led , Islamic parliament , approves the Jihad Sazandegi Ministry. Then the duties and missions of Jihad was added or removed.

In year 1369 , the  respected  Islamic parliament approved the law of separation duties of the ministries of Agriculture and Jihad Sazandegi.


In 1379 , plan  on  merging  the  two  departments  in  the Assembly the Islamic Revolution , introduced  with  the  aim of  aggregate  functions  and  reforming the administrative structure , organizational  and  other  affairs  related to two  other relevant ministries , approved and Ministry and all services   and   promotion  of   agronomy  and  animal  husbandry  and  agricultural research and so on , was brought together , In this ministry.

In provincial centers, Agricultural Jihad Organization , in the counties  the Management of Agricultural Jihad and other sectors  and  vill  the centers  promote the services of Agriculture , established.

The ministry, the great objectives of the Great Leader , placed always on top of programs  and  their  functions , and  in  trying  to cut  the country's dependence on other  countries  in  the  field  of  agricultural  products  and  livestock products and other  protein  and  promoting  agriculture , and  use  improved  water  and soil and mechanization efforts and to work


Under   these  laws , duties  relating  to  livestock  and  poultry , fishery , Tribes Affairs , Rural  Development (State roads , water and sewage , electricity and  rural industries) , Watershed  and  Natural Resources Ministry of Construction Jihad and all tasks related to agriculture , including farm , gardening , maintaining plants, soil and water , agricultural  mechanization  Enquiry was assigned to the Department of Agriculture.