Meliorative condition of 337 ha agricultural lands has been improved

With the support of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and International Fund for Agricultural Development under the Community-based Agricultural Support Project, by State Enterprise “Project Management Unit “Livestock and Pasture Development” was supplied 1 unit of crawler excavator to Gorky Village Organization (VO) of Jaihun district dated August 1, 2021, in order to clean drainages and ditches, thus reduce groundwater levels, improve agricultural lands meliorative conditions and increase land productivity.Dilovar 111

Bahodur Ganjalov, Gorky VO Chairman noted that in a short period more than 1 km of village drainage canals and more than 2 km of village internal drainages and ditches were cleaned with the help of a delivered by project excavator, which led to decrease groundwater levels and protect 64 ha of agricultural land from salinization. In total, more than 9 km of drainages and ditches have been cleaned and groundwater level is decreasing in 337 ha of agricultural land in Gorky village of Yakkadin Jamoat, Vakhsh and Mahtumquli villages of Istiqlol Jamoat, A. Navoi village of Vahdati Milli Jamoat of the Jaihun district. As a result, arable lands meliorative condition has improved, which contributes to increase the lands productivity.

Using the existing conditions and opportunities, Gorky VO intends to clean drainages, ditches and canals of other farms in the district and make a valuable contribution to agriculture development and implementation Government of the Republic of Tajikistan strategic goal - Food Security. 

Majidzoda Dilovar

Community Development Consultant in Jaihun district