History of Agriculture – Jahad Organization
In 17 June 1987 (Persian date: 27 Khordad 1358)After the Islamic Revolution in order to perform fast and comprehensive actions to remove deprivationeconomic and cultural development of rural areas of the Iran, according to command ofgreat leader of Islamic Revolution ,Imam Khomeini , an organization calledJihad was formed.
While , Ministry of Agriculture , worked out , in theframework 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 originalmission , 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 supportthe war (making trenches , roads ,canals , waterways and ....) armed forces including the army, sepah and thebasij.
In this way,Bushehr Jihad Sazandegimore than 630people , has been dedicated to the Islamic Revolution.Thus, Imam Khomeini, the expeditionary forces of Jihad Sazandegi , called sangr-sazan-bi-sangr (nostronghold trench makers).
JihadSazandegivaluable 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 , approvesthe Jihad Sazandegi Ministry. Then the duties and missions of Jihad was added orremoved.
In year1369 , the respected Islamicparliament approved the law of separation duties of theministries of Agriculture and Jihad Sazandegi.
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 NaturalResources 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 Departmentof Agriculture.
In 1379 , plan on merging the two departments in theAssembly the Islamic Revolution , introduced with the aim of aggregate functions and reformingthe administrative structure , organizational and other affairs related to two other relevantministries , approved and established Agricultural Jihad Ministryand all services and promotion of agronomy and animal husbandry and agriculturalresearch and so on , was brought together , In this ministry.
In provincial centers , Agricultural Jihad Organization, in the counties the Management ofAgricultural Jihad and other sectors and vill thecenters promote the services ofAgriculture , established.
The ministry, the great objectives of the Great Leader , placed always on top ofprograms 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 andsoil and mechanization efforts and to work.