The Climadapt team successfully organized the technology workshops on "Drip irrigation for gardens and greenhouses" in Khujand and Qurgonteppa cities respectively. About 100 farmers and agribusiness owners from the districts and villages of Sughd and Khatlon regions, as well as representatives of PFIs and non-profit organizations participated in these workshops.
Umed Sharipov, an experienced agricultural technology expert, delivered a presentation on drip irrigation technology, its financial payback, and economic viability in Tajikistan. He presented specific examples from his experience and highlighted the main benefits of drip irrigation technology, including reduced water consumption, lower use of labor and fertilizer as well as increased yields. Drip irrigation systems are gaining popularity in Tajikistan, and farmers are interested to use it for planting various crops.
Workshop participants also had the opportunity to visit demonstration sites of orchards and greenhouses where drip irrigation systems have been installed. Farmers were able to see drip irrigation systems in use and discuss technical details with demo plot owners.
Representatives of the National Association of Business Women of Tajikistan, suppliers Wilo Pump Tajikistan, Real Plast and Vakhdat Plast, also participated in the workshop.
Climadapt expresses gratitude to all partners for their support and cooperation!
Technology workshop on solar dryers for fruits and vegetables was organized by the Climadapt team on April 25, 2018. It brought together 54 farmers of Kanibadam district. Growing apricots and peaches and their further processing and export is widely developed in Kanibadam and Isfara districts of Sugd region.