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.