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Uzbekistan agriculture news

During the visit of the President of Uzbekistan to the United States signed agreements on cooperation between companies of Uzbekistan and the United States.

In particular, an agreement was signed between BMB Trade Ltd. (Uzbekistan) and the American company Silverleafe Capital to establish an agrocluster in the Jizzakh region.

Director of BMB Trade LLC (Uzbekistan) Begzod Mamatkulov in an interview with “Uzbekistan Today” told about this project:

– In accordance with the project, a modern agrocluster will be created in the Jizzakh region. The first stage will be implemented in 2019 in Arnasay and Mirzachul districts, the second stage – in Dustlik and Pakhtakor districts by 2020.

Within the framework of the project it is planned to create a joint venture. The main activities of the cluster are the establishment of cotton processing enterprises, the construction of modern reception centers for cotton and cotton fiber processing stations, and a workshop for the production of fat-and-oil products.

Textile complexes will also be created, the production of milk, meat and eggs, a modern greenhouse complex will be constructed.

In general, the agrocluster system includes the entire process from growing cotton to producing a finished product from it. Thus, new innovative technologies will come to cotton growing.

We have not accidentally chosen America, and the State of Tennessee in the United States is considered one of the largest regions in which cotton is grown. And we will apply their modern methods so that the newest technologies are applied to us.
The cost of this project is 350 million US dollars.
Source: UT