Potato clusters and cooperatives will be created in Uzbekistan


Potato clusters and cooperatives will be created in Uzbekistan

05/12/2020

The resolution approved the List of districts and regions that will specialize in the production of consumer and seed potatoes

In early May, a resolution of the President “On measures to expand potato production and further development of potato seed production in the republic” was adopted in Uzbekistan.

In accordance with the decree, potato clusters and cooperatives will be created in areas specializing in potato growing. It is reported by Xabar.uz with reference to the Ministry of Justice.

One of the main directions of potato clusters and cooperatives is the production of consumer and seed potatoes in areas based on innovative and resource-saving technologies, as well as the creation of a value chain in this area.

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The resolution approved the List of districts and regions that will specialize in the production of consumer and seed potatoes.

According to the decree, starting May 1, 2020, commercial loans for up to 12 months are allocated to seed farmers and agricultural enterprises producing potatoes, as well as potato clusters and cooperatives to finance the cost of purchasing seed potatoes.

Seed potatoes imported from abroad before July 1, 2023 are exempted from customs duties.

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