Tajikistan presented the country’s potential in the agricultural sector to investors from the UAE
On February 28, 2022, a forum dedicated to the internal potential, food security and agricultural exports of Tajikistan was held in the United Arab Emirates, NIAT Khovar reports.
The Forum was attended by representatives of the UAE and Tajikistan, who exchanged views on the development of cooperation in the field of agriculture and further friendly relations between the two countries.
The head of the Department of Agrarian Policy and Monitoring of Food Security of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan Bahodur Nazarov spoke at the forum and informed about the climate and conditions in Tajikistan for the development of various sectors of agriculture.
He noted: “Together with investors from the UAE, we can make Tajikistan a reliable supplier of high-quality and environmentally friendly food, which is very beneficial in the face of a growing world population and constant problems with access to food.”
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Bahodur Nazarov noted that Tajikistan has good opportunities for the production of environmentally friendly products. This is facilitated by clean fresh water and 300 sunny days of our country. There are also special tax and customs benefits for investors in agriculture. More than 4.5 million tons of vegetables, fruits, grapes, melons and potatoes are produced annually in the country.
“On this basis, one of the areas of cooperation is the processing of fruits and vegetables, dried fruits and their export to the UAE,” he added.
A source: east-fruit.com