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YASİN OTUZOĞLU: EXPORT OF TURKISH ORNAMENTAL PLANTS WILL BOOST AT LEAST 3 TIMES IN 5 YEARS

Turkey, which has become a more exporting country by decreasing its imports with the increasing quality production in the field of outdoor ornamental plants in recent years, aims to boost its foreign sales at least 2-3 times in 5 years with new markets. Yasin Otuzoğlu Yasin Otuzoğlu, Chairperson of the …

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FIXING THE BUSINESS OF FOOD 2021…

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NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL ELECTED…

Press release… The 12th Financial and 13th Elective Ordinary General Assembly Meetings of the National Cotton Council (UPK) were held together on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, hosted by the Izmir Commodity Exchange. At the meeting held with the participation of member organizations and representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and …

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TURKEY ELIMINATES TARIFFS ON SOME PULSES AND GRAINS…

Turkey announced the elimination of tariffs on some pulses and grains. According to a PresidentialDecree published in the Official Gazette on September 8, 2021, the import tariffs on chickpeas, lentils,and wheat, rye, barley, oats, and sorghum (only seed for sewing) are reduced to zero until December 31,2021. Barley, Oat, Rye, …

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LAND GRABBERS EXPLOIT DRIED LAKES!

Racketeers are exploiting legal loopholes to grab lands on lakes and around dams that are drying due to drought and leasing them out for commercial agricultural activities, daily Milliyet has reported. Those lands, which emerge when water levels in lakes or dams recede, are very fertile but they normally belong …

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DR. DOĞANAY TOLUNAY: BURNT TREES CAN BE SOLD FOR FIGHTING AGAINST FUTURE FOREST FIRES

A Turkish expert has advised authorities to sell all the trees burned in last month’s wildfires that devastated forests in 53 provinces out of all 81 late July and use the money collected in the fight against future forest fires. According to data from the General Directorate of Forestry, some …

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FAO-TURKEY INUGURATES THE FOURTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COOPERATIVE PROJECT…

17 September 2021, Ankara  – A stakeholders meeting was held yesterday to launch the fourth phase of the Project: “Promoting sustainable employment and income generation opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities”, funded by the Government of Japan. The objective of the meeting was to provide implementing partners with necessary guidelines …

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WHY SHOULDN’T COWS BE ABLE TO LEARN HOW TO USE A TOILET?

Cows are smart. “Why shouldn’t they be able to learn how to use a toilet?” Researchers in Germany recently demonstrated that cattle can be toilet trained to reduce some of their climate impact. By having the young cows pee in latrines made of turf, the team of experts in animal behavior …

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“TABLE GRAPE EXPORTS MAKE PEOPLE HAPPY”

Press release… The world’s choice is Turkish grape… The export of fresh table grapes, one of Turkey’s traditional export products, made a successful start to the 2021/22 season. Hayrettin Uçak While the amount of foreign currency obtained from grape exports was 63 million dollars between January 1 and September 14, …

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CUMHUR İŞBIRAKMAZ: MAKE A DIFFERENCE WITH CHINESE IN FOREIGN TRADE

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) Secretary General İ. Cumhur İşbırakmaz called on İzmir Foreign Trade Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School students to learn Chinese so as “to make a difference in foreign trade”. İzmir Foreign Trade Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School, which is among the high schools …

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