Uzbekistan's Fergana region boosts fruit, vegetables production
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 27
By Ilkin Seyfaddini - Trend:
Enterprises in Fergana region (Uzbekistan) plan to implement 172 projects worth 253.4 billion soum ($24.9 million) in the period from 2020 through 2021, Trend reports with reference to Uzbekistan National News Agency.
As of today, 20 agro-cultural enterprises operate in six districts of the Fergana region.
This year, farmers of Kuva district plans to grow 142.1 tons of fruit and vegetables. Agricultural products worth $60 million are expected to be exported from the district this year.
In addition, over 1.5 billion soum ($147,598) has been allocated for establishing a vineyard in Mokhlaroy farm, and 100 new jobs have been created as a result.
Khotamboy Ibrohimboy farm is one of the leaders in fruit and vegetable production in Fergana region.
This year, a pomegranate garden was planted on 28 hectares of the farm. The farm grows and exported 50 tons of wild cherries. In addition, the farm grows onions, strawberries, tomatoes and other products.
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