Jordan: Agriculture sector produces 1.7 million tons of vegetables per year

On Wednesday, Jordanian Minister of Agriculture Mohammed Daoudia said the domestic agricultural sector produces 1.7 million tons of vegetables a year, which is enough to ensure the country’s needs.

A total of 750 tons of tomatoes, 450 tons of potatoes, 250 tons of onions, 280 tons of cucumbers and 150 tons of eggplant are supplied on a daily basis.

En.royanews.tv reports that according to Daoudia, there are more than 12 geographical regions that produce agricultural crops across the kingdom. Cooling systems have been utilized to preserve and store crops to cover the nation's needs during periods of deficiency. There are also attempts to increase the production period of seasonal crops such as grapes, plums, peaches and apricots.


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