|Title||Cultivated Area of Rice and Chili Pepper in 2021|
□ The cultivated area of rice totaled 732,477ha in 2021, which increased by 0.8% from 726,432ha in 2020.
○ The cultivated area of rice recorded a year-on-year increase owing to the rise in rice prices and according to the completion of the
government support project to encourage farmers to cultivate other crops.
□ The cultivated area of chili pepper amounted to 33,373ha in 2021, which rose by 7.1% from 31,146ha in 2020.
○ The cultivated area of chili pepper in 2021 showed a year-on-year increase owing to the rise in chili pepper price in 2020.
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