Uzbek Present gets acquainted with proposals for the development of agriculture in the Tashkent region
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- President Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with the presentation of proposals for the development of agriculture in Tashkent region.
The region has fertile soil and abundant water resources. With their effective use, it is possible to create productive orchards and vineyards, establish intensive vegetable growing, and provide employment for people.
The resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan from 10 September 2022 “On additional measures to increase the income of the population by supporting the creation of dekhkan farms” defines a number of tasks in this direction. In particular, in 2023, 9 thousand hectares of cotton and grain fields will be reduced in Tashkent region, plots of 25 acres will be allocated to the population. This will provide jobs for more than 60 thousand people.
On behalf of the head of state, with the participation of specialists, unused opportunities in the Tashkent region were studied and additional measures were developed.
The results were reported at the presentation. Thus, the possibility of putting into circulation 62 thousand hectares of land in the region has been calculated. They will be used primarily for sowing pasture plants, growing oilseeds, legumes and fodder crops that require little water, as well as for raising livestock.
Also, each district of Tashkent region was proposed to specialize in a certain direction, such as fruit and vegetable growing, potato growing, viticulture and others. For example, the possibility of intensive cultivation of vegetables on almost 5 thousand hectares in Akhangaran, Tashkent, Zangiata, Parkent, Yangiyul, Kibray districts, the creation of gardens on 1.3 thousand hectares in Bostanlyk, Yangiyul, Akhangaran, Parkent, Buka, Bekabad, Chinaz , Akkurgan districts, laying vineyards on more than 2 thousand hectares in Parkent, Kibray and Pskent districts. In Urtachirchik, Tashkent and Bostanlyk regions, it is planned to create in vitro laboratories for growing seed potatoes. In general, as a result of these measures, more than 24,000 jobs are expected to be created.
The President approved these measures and gave instructions for their implementation.