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.