Astara Agricultural Complex

Astara Agricultural Complex

      It is planned to install a greenhouse complex in 100 hectares of land in Archivan village of Astara district.

      Establishment of infrastructure and base of Special Trade Zone is planned in 100 hectares of land in Astara district. The Special Trade Zone is primarily a great platform for introducing new innovative ideas into the domestic market and keeping up with the requirements of the world market. Our purpose is to try creating favourable conditions for cultivation of many ecologically pure fruits and vegetables, without chemical additive, relying on the climate and land of Astara district. New technologies will be used for this purpose. It is essential for the Special Trade Zone to meet several requirements for successful development. The most important is to create an appropriate infrastructure that is why it is important to establish different business structures and platforms.

      Part of the infrastructure to be created in Astara Agricultural Complex is as follows:

Greenhouse – in the area of 43 hectares

      The core business of the domestic and foreign markets is to constantly meet the needs of the population. The need of fresh greens and vegetable products, and most importantly, of winter and non-seasonal vegetables can be covered by greenhouses.

      Functionally, automatic regulation system and mineral nutrition for greenhouses is designed to keep at any temperature. Heat systems, ventilation trim condition, actuators power supply systems, SIO, radiation, CO2 concentration and other engineering equipment will be provided.

Vegetable and greens types to be grown in the greenhouse:

  • Tomato
  • Cucumber
  • Pepper
  • Aubergine
  • Cabbage
  • Coriander
  • Fennel
  • Basil

Creation of greenhouse will also serve several areas:

–        Implementing the terms of food security program;

–        Creating new jobs;

–        Increasing purchasing power of the population;

–        Formation of a competitive market in the country;

–       Providing stable currency flow to the country and thereby strengthening the budget.