Over 800k families belong to landed classes in Azerbaijan
The reforms performed in agriculture positively influence its development in Azerbaijan, Trend reports quoting Sabir Veliyev, chief of control over production and processing of agricultural products with Ministry of Agriculture.
Veliyev said at the moment 1.837mln people possess land in Azerbaijan, i.e. 860k families.
В"837k ha of lands were worked in 1999, while today it is 1.387mln haВ", - he said.
The figures of State Statistics Committee state 273.4k ha to have been sown by May 2006, down 9.9% over year. From the total area 13k ha were allotted for grain-crops (without corn), 14.4k ha for corn , 62.2k ha for cotton and so.