President Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with activity of “Bek cluster” enterprise in Mirzaabad districtAgricultural products grown today in Syrdarya region are in demand not only in domestic market, but also abroad.
Widespread introduction of cluster method on the initiative of the Head of the state is an important factor of achieving success in this industry. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with modern greenhouse, organized on the basis of hydroponics by the joint venture "Bek cluster" LLC in Mirzaabad district. Conversation with employees of the greenhouse was held.
The project of “Bek cluster” enterprise was presented last year during the visit of the President to this region. The project was approved and relevant resolution of the Head of the state was adopted. For the last short period, the enterprise began its activities on 18 thousand hectares of land allocated in Syrdarya region. Cotton, wheat and other crops are grown here. Modern equipment is purchased.
Multi-profile cluster will also include modern hydroponic greenhouses organized according to South Korean technology on 100 hectares of land in Mirzaabad district. It is envisaged to harvest and export products for 50 million dollars annually. Enterprises for production of yarn and denim fabric, cultivation of grapes, pomegranate garden were organized in Saykhunabad and Mirzaabad districts.
At the same time, it is envisaged to organize a scientific-practical center at the joint venture. There will be laboratories for soil analysis, biotechnologies and plant protection, cotton breeding and seed production, melon and vegetable seed production, plant genetics. The center will be aimed at increasing production of agricultural products, ensuring food security of the country. Most importantly, thousands of jobs will be created as a result of these projects.
The Head of the state gave instructions on localizing production of greenhouse structures, training specialists in fruit and vegetable production, improving activity of scientific-practical center organized under the cluster.
– We are unable to achieve expected yield of some crops due to the fact that we have ceased using scientific approaches in agriculture, – said Shavkat Mirziyoyev. – Therefore, we support activity of the scientific-practical center, which will begin its work at “Bek cluster” enterprise. Such centers should be established in other clusters as well. Today, it is necessary to be engaged in search of buyers of production. This is required by the current rapid time.
The President also inspected agricultural machinery.
The Head of the state drew attention to the information program created by specialists of “Social web solution” enterprise. This program is aimed at expanding e-trade, creating convenience for population in obtaining social services through Internet.
The President of the country noted the need for supporting program developers and expanding user access to it.
Presentation of projects were held on development of fish farming, cattle breeding, sericulture and tannery production in Syrdarya region, the state program of irrigation and land reclamation for 2018-2019, rice cultivation and effective use of rainfed and homestead lands, construction and reconstruction of irrigation networks.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev spoke with entrepreneurs and foreign investors, gave instructions to responsible persons on improving efficiency of projects.
Ziyodulla Jonibekov, UzA