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Uzbekistan Farmers Curtail Rice Production Due to Water Scarcity

TASHKENT

Uzbekistan intends to reduce the area of rice fields from 162,000 to 94,000 hectares due to water shortage. In a video-conference held in the capital on May 29, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev stressed that this year there were relatively little precipitation in the country, and that caused a shortage of water in most regions, which requires its more rational use.

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