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Turkmenistan's Lebap region ready to supply rice for state purchase

Business Materials 15 July 2020 15:21
Turkmenistan's Lebap region ready to supply rice for state purchase

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 15

By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:

Turkmenistan's Lebap region plans to provide over 47,000 tons of rice to the state, Trend reports with reference to the Turkmenportal information portal.

Rice has already been sown in the region, where rice fields take up almost 10,000 hectares of land.

Reportedly, agriculture in Turkmenistan is developing rapidly. It is one of the most important sectors of the country's economy. The main types of agricultural crops grown on the territory of Turkmenistan are wheat, cotton, rice, sugar beet, fodder, vegetable and fruits.

The development of agriculture is carried out on a scientific basis. Various types of agricultural crops are grown taking into account the agroecological characteristics of the country's regions.

Special attention is paid to increasing the volume of products in Turkmenistan. As a result, in recent years, the country has increased the production of vegetables and fruit and berries and enlarged the area of perennial plants, vineyards and greenhouses.

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