International Organization for Migration

IOM Mission
in Tajikistan

Children In The Cottonfields - January 2004

Tajikistan's agricultural sector is characterized by the monoculture of cotton. Cotton, which is the major cash crop, accounts for two thirds of the gross production value of the agriculture sector and takes up to 35 percent of the cultivated area. It is a commodity that is central to society and its influence on the livelihoods of the rural population should not be underestimated.

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International Organization for Migration - Mission in Tajikistan

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