Monday, 21, September, 2020

Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to Implement Tasks Outlined in Uzbekistan’s Agriculture Development Strategy for 2020–2030 Decree.

The strategy, in particular, includes a section “Decreasing the state’s participation in the sector, enhancing its investment attractiveness”:

  • Starting from March 1, 2020, a system of gradual specialization of the districts will be introduced based on the soil-climatic conditions and market conditions of the lands non-used in the production of raw cotton and cereals;
  • A draft regulation will be developed to improve the mechanism of crediting and insurance in line with the strategic priorities and needs of the agricultural and food industries.
  • Proposals for privatization of grain and cotton processing enterprises with state shares in, shall be submitted to the Cabinet of Ministers before April 1, 2020.

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