Training women in the field of entrepreneurial know-how will help the economy grow, officials say.
The country hopes this year's yields will help it start to reverse a long agricultural decline.
As the industry experiences record growth, critics weigh the value of film and its various forms.
New service centres aim to help small-business owners get on the road to success.
Poor soil, livestock diseases, lack of farming skills among hindrances
20% increase since last year
Consumers fear possible price hikes
Environmental benefits and self-sufficiency in refined products sought
Challenges can be solved, authorities say
Country became world’s largest uranium producer in 2009
Last year’s bumper crop will help country avert crisis, observers say
Jobless need training, analysts say
Plan to export 180,000 tonnes a year by 2020
Membership may solve labour migrant problems, but create others
FEZs spur local industry and job growth
Some presidential hopefuls are making intentions known
Country sees opportunity in rising metal prices
Country continues fight against corruption
Aim is to give girls confidence, a profession
Price of basic food hits record high
Rakhmon encourages close attention to spring planting
But government does not want to dictate prices