Turkmenistan expects to harvest 81,000 tons of rice in 2017

27.03.2017

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a resolution on the rice harvest of Turkmenistan in 2017.

According to the resolution, rice sowing area will be 18 thousand 300 hectares and the expected rice output is 81 thousand 600 tons.

The main rice producing regions are Dashoguz and Lebap.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources; administrations of Dashoguz and Lebap provinces are ordered to ensure the production of rice in farmers’ unions in Saparmyrat Turkmenbashi district of Dashoguz province, as well as in Birata, Galkynysh, Garashsyzlyk, Atamyrat, Beyik Turkmenbashi, Serdarabat, Farap, Sakar, Sayat, Garabekewul, Hojambaz, Halach, Koytendag districts and the town of Seydi of Lebap province.


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