Some 740,000 tons of potatoes were harvested by Tajikistan farmers in the current season as of the end of the last work week. This is 100,500 tons more year-on-year. According to the Ministry of Agriculture of Tajikistan, potatoes were planted on a total area of 34,180 hectares in 2021. As of November 12, potatoes were harvested from an area of 32,550 hectares.
Approximately 387 mln tons of potatoes were harvested in the Sughd region, and 108 mln tons in the Khatlon region. Potato growers of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region harvested 18,590 tons of potatoes, and in other regions of the country the harvest amounted to 225,000 tons.