According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Tehran, , this consignment consists of 28 models of vehicle-mounted Ultra Low Volume (ULV) sprayers, value round $81,000.
In a message, a replica of which was additionally despatched to IRNA English desk, FAO mentioned that benefited from the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Program.
FAO handed over the 4th cargo of Desert Locust gear together with pesticide sprayers to Iran’s Plant Protection Organization to additional increase the nation’s capability to curb the unfold of this migratory pest, it mentioned.
Funded by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, this supply is a part of the FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme Support to FAO’s Global Action on the Control of the Desert Locust Project, which goals to curb the unfold of the desert locust within the focus international locations by sharing trendy applied sciences, making use of efficient methods and proved options to regulate the locusts.
Together with the earlier three shipments, to this point FAO has offered 110 ULV sprayers and 10.4 metric tonnes of ULV Deltamethrin pesticides, quantity over USD 305,000, to assist the nationwide capability.
FAO, additionally, is implementing an emergency Technical Cooperation Programme challenge within the nation to help the Plant Protection Organization to fight this migratory pest by offering requisite technical information and abilities and gear to detect, observe, monitor, report on and quickly reply to the desert locust infestations within the nation.
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