Iran, Japan and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) extended agreement for collaborative restoration program of Lake Urmia for the fourth consecutive year here on Sunday.
The 4th phase of joint cooperation between Iran’s Department of Environment, UNDP, and Japan for Lake Urmia restoration is a continuation of three-year attempt to revive the lake through engaging local community and farmers by applying sustainable agriculture techniques with Japanese government making a contribution of $1 million.
Raising awareness, promoting sustainable agriculture
Lake Urmia – 2013
Restoration would not be accomplished overnight
Lake’s condition not perfect, but better than it was before
Restoring the lake to its previous health takes many years but at least we are trying to improve the situation, he pointed.
Lake Urmia – 2017
Long way from full restoration
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