News 14 july 2018

Cooperation

Turkmenistan – FAO: New level of cooperation

Elena Dolgova

Cooperation of the state under this project will be built on integrated approach to the management of water and land resources including the principles of coordinated planning, work of the system of early notification about the drought, scientific developments to combat the desertification, stable agriculture, improvement of interdepartmental cooperation, generation of ecologically thought ideas of local communities. The ICARDA, an agency for development, which activity is aimed at the restoration of degraded lands, is among the potential partners of the project.

Economy

Oil products, mineral fertilizers and glass are leading at the trades of the State Commodity and Raw Material Exchange of Turkmenistan

State News Agency of Turkmenistan

For foreign currency, businessmen from Switzerland and Afghanistan bought naphtha and gasoline produced by Seydi Refinery. Entrepreneurs from Turkey and Afghanistan purchased fine-grained potassium chloride and carbamide (State Concern Turkmenhimiya). In addition, colourless glass, Portland cement, cotton yarn and fabrics have been sold for foreign currency to the businessmen from Russia, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan. Total amount of transactions was more than 10 million 620 thousand US dollars.

Economy

Sowing of sugar beet is completed in the Balkan and Mary regions

Yelena DOLGOVA

Sugar beet in our country is located in irrigated areas of 17 thousand 900 hectares, from which 220 thousand tons and more are harvested per year for the production of planned 11 thousand tons of sugar. In the process of processing raw materials at the factory "Marysheker" receive potable alcohol, and production waste is sent to the fattening of farm animals. Areas under the beets remain unchanged, which is taken into account in the state order when concluding contracts with tenants for the production of raw materials for domestic sugar production. The customer is the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of Turkmenistan, whose structure recently included the enterprises of the reorganized State Food Industry ...