The share of private investment in potato production has significantly increased in Turkmenistan’s northern velayat of Dashoguz. Correspondingly, the land allotted for the potato cultivation is expanding on the territory of the velayat.
Businessman Dovran Esenov planted potatoes on 578 hectares of land in N.Andalib farmers' associations in the velayat’s Gurbanansoltan Eje etrap. The businessman expects to collect over 8 thousand tons of potatoes in upcoming harvest season.
In general, over 2,100 hectares of agricultural land are allotted for the cultivation of potato in the etrap.
At the same time. Kerwen Hyzmaty Economic Society completes potato planting on 35 hectares of land in the S.Turkmenbashi etrap. The company intends to receive at least 140 centners from each hectare.
This year, the area allocated for potato production in the Dashoguz velayat increased to four thousand hectares. The velayat’s farmers expect to harvest 56 thousand tons of potatoes this year.