It is planned to build another 26 agroparks in Azerbaijan, the country’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said.
He said that the agroparks would be built in 19 districts of Azerbaijan. A variety of processing and manufacturing enterprises are planned to be built in these agroparks.
Currently, the work is underway in Azerbaijan to create ‘Yalama’ and ‘Shamkir’ agroparks.
Mustafayev said that the work within the first stage of construction continued in Shamkir agropark, and the first stage of construction work had been already completed in the Khachmaz district (Yalama agropark).
“The construction of agroparks and large modern farms is of great importance”, the minister added.
The foundation of the Shamkir agropark was laid in 2014, and its area is about 600 hectares.
The Yalama agropark has been operating since September 8. The volume of investments reached 20 million manats, and up to 40 million manats in general will be invested within the framework of the two construction stages. (Trend/Business World Magazine)