The news outlet Trend reports that Turkmenistan-based farming entity Ferkhar started growing bananas.
According to Turkmenistan's Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, one greenhouse with a area of 1 hectare was built in Sakarchag etrap, Mary velayat. Young plants of banana palm trees were imported from Turkey.
According to the farmers' forecast, the first crops of 30-40 tons are bananas are projected to be harvested in December.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan