Adygea for five years increased cultivation of rice in three times

Adygea for five years increased cultivation of rice in three times


The authorities of Adygea in five years achieved recovery of rice checks on the territory of five thousand hectares, bringing the rice up to 7.5 thousand hectares, said the head of the Republic Aslan Tkhakushinov.

MAYKOP, 22 Oct. The authorities of Adygea in five years achieved recovery of rice checks on the territory of five thousand hectares, bringing the rice up to 7.5 thousand hectares, said the head of the Republic Aslan Tkhakushinov.

He noted that the programme for revival of rice growing remains one of the most important for agroindustrial complex of Adygeya.

“We have four districts engaged in the cultivation of this crop. We provide financial support to rice farmers under the government programs. Moreover, help in addressing emerging problems of land reclamation, for connecting farms to energy, keeping under control the reconstruction necessary for the irrigation of rice system of the Shapsug reservoir”, — said Tkhakushinov.

He noted that, starting in 2016, the Republic’s authorities plan to begin filling the reservoir that will restore additional area of rice checks.

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