In some districts of the Dashoguz velayat, sown lands for planting potatoes have been increased, on February 21, Turkmenistan: the golden age was announced .
The area set aside in the Gurbansoltan-edje etrap was expanded to 200 hectares and to 50 hectares in the Kunyaurgench etrap.
According to the newspaper, in total, in the Dashoguz velayat, they plan to harvest about 48 thousand tons of crop and contribute to the provision of food abundance and the implementation of the program for import substitution.
On February 14, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Agriculture reported that Turkmenistan was purchasing potatoes from them.
In late January, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov instructed to grow more potatoes. On February 13, a story about the beginning of planting potatoes was shown on Turkmen state television.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan