Underlying the naming of the new Persian Year, as the year of the Leap Production by the Supreme Leader Of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hossein Shirzad who is CEO of the Central Organisation of The Rural Cooperatives of Iran (CORC) asserted aiming to improve the farmers'standard lives, CORC has envisaged three main goals of the trade.
"Enhancing the home trade, national market regulating and enhancing foreign trade are three goals of the trade department of the rural and agricultural cooperatives ", Shirzad added.
Boosting the direct crop supplying, development of internal steering committee, and enhancing systematic monitoring of unions'accounting are the main strategies for realizing the first goal that Shirzad enumerated, he also said by designing the new application, the systematic and safe transactions among cooperatives and unions will be developed.
"Realizing the crop market regulating requires establishing clear and effective ties among internal relevant bodies including agro-cooperatives, the market regulating deputy of the agriculture ministry that will lead to removing the middlemen", the official added.
Explaining the strategies of CORC to improve the foreign trade, Shirzad referred to boosting ties among foreign trade departments of the public and private sectors, development of export-oriented agriculture, and giving export incentives as the main strategies. "Meanwhile, we should encourage farmers to produce a safe crop by giving incentives. Signing MOU between border provinces to coordinated exporting to the neighboring countries will boost foreign trade, as well", he went on.