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Turkmenistan prepares for potato planting

The northern regions of Turkmenistan are preparing to plant potatoes. It is planned to increase the share of the private sector in the cultivation of the "apple of the earth". For example, in Gurbansoltan-eje etrap of Dashoguz province, one third of the total area allocated for potato planting will be planted by private farmers. For this purpose, 350 hectares from the special agricultural land fund will be allocated. This territory is under the jurisdiction of the Dayhan association "N.Andalyp".

It is Gurbansoltan-eje etrap that is the leader in the number of cultivated potatoes among all the northern provinces of Turkmenistan. This year, the spring planting of potatoes will be deployed here on 950 hectares of land, and it is planned to allocate more than 1,000 hectares for the autumn planting of potatoes. In addition to the Daihan association "N.Andalyp", "Şawat" DO is also engaged in the cultivation of "second bread" in this district.

In recent years, Turkmenistan has pursued an active government policy aimed at reforming the national agro-industrial complex. In particular, government efforts are aimed at increasing the share of private entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector of Dashoguz province. For this purpose, private and legal persons have already been allocated land plots from the special agricultural land fund for lease for a period of 99 years. This year, the involvement of private entrepreneurs in the cultivation of potatoes will be further intensified.


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