Farkhad Rasulkhojiyev, working as a hydraulic engineer in Mirzaabad District Irrigation Department of Lower Syrdarya Basin Irrigation Systems Administration, is a young entrepreneur.
In February 2017, he organized the “Bahorning Ilk Kunlari” farm and planted over a thousand pomegranate seedlings. Last year, the entrepreneur harvested 7 tons from the garden. This year he plans to harvest over 10 tons.
The farmer has started breeding ostriches, began to engage in this type of activity himself. Having received a preferential loan at a rate of 8 percent from Agrobank’s Mirzaabad branch, he bought 30 ostrich chickens. Now each of them weighs 100 kilograms.
“The interest in breeding ostriches is constantly growing, says Farkhad Rasulkhojiyev. – I recently sold several ostriches and earned 15 million UZS for each. I am planning to increase their number to 100.
Shukhrat Suyarov, photos by Furkat Toshmatov, UzA