They need to invest in some John Deere combine harvesters so those cotton pick'n kids can go to school. And that goes double for their neighbor to the South, Uzbekistan.
That’s an entirely different set of problems right there. I have no idea on what the education system is like there and no idea what the education level of most children/people is like. Really hope you’re not basing your information off of Borat.
Tractors are great if you can afford them and have access to fuel. The trains would be a big help with bringing in fuel though. And the trains provide the means to transport crops and expand commerce. And of course to transport the tractors.
My Dad hated GE diesel engines. He was fixing them all the time working for the ATSF.