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DIGITAL DATABASE ESTABLISHED FOR ENDEMIC PLANT SPECIES IN TURKIYE…

The Agriculture and Forestry Ministry has established a digital database called “Barkodtürk” for registering endemic plant species. The database aims for the protection, long-term preservation and sustainability of Türkiye’s genetic resources and their use in scientific research to transfer them to future generations by creating a DNA bank based on endemic plants as the seeds preserved …

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AEGEAN EXPORTERS HOSTED THE WORLDWIDE SPICE SUMMIT IN BODRUM!

Press release… The 2022 Ordinary General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the European Spice Association (ESA) was held in Muğla’s Bodrum district on October 5-8, under the organization of Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EIB). Nurettin Tarakçıoğlu For the first time after the pandemic, 200 business people from nearly 40 countries attended …

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BERRAK BİRGİLİ; AGRICULTURAL FORESTRY COMMENTS FROM THE QURAN

By Berrak Birgili, The Qur’an al-Kahf Surah 32-34. The verses describe the agro-forestry system and it is defined as a form of production that brings high income for years. Surah: 32-” Give them the example of these two men, who We granted two vineyards to one of them, surrounded them …

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“250 EUROPEAN SPICE PRODUCERS TO MEET IN BODRUM”

Press release… 250 European spice producers will meet in Bodrum, the worldwide known distict of Muğla Noting that they will host the European Spice Association General Assembly in Bodrum on October 5-8, 2022 as two exporters’ associations under the roof of the EİB (Aegean Exporters’ Associations), Aegean Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds …

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WOMEN’S COOPERATIVE TO EXPORT 2 TONNES OF LINDEN FROM RIZE…

The members of the women’s cooperative operating in the Black Sea province of Rize’s Pazar district, which received two tons of linden orders from Saudi Arabian businesses, with the support of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, have started to harvest. “We tried to reach all linden producers in Rize with the …

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LINDEN EXPORT REACHES TO 2 MILLION DOLLARS…

The General Directorate of Forestry, which carries out activities for the dissemination of linden cultivation, contributes approximately 6 million TL to forest villagers and 35 million TL to the national economy with linden. Linden, whose kg price reaches almost 500 TL, is exported to 60 countries ranging from Kosovo to …

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MEHMET ALI ISIK: WE AIM TO EXPORT 50 MILLION DOLLARS OF PINE NUTS THIS YEAR

Turkey’s pine nut exports increased by 68 percent in the last 5 years… The bad years on pine nuts are over… 2022 target in pine nut export is 50 million dollars… Pine nut, which has been losing yield for 10 years due to the insect problem and climate change, has …

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, JUNE 5…

World Environment Day 2022 is the biggest international day for the environment. Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and held annually since 1973, it has grown to be the largest global platform for environmental outreach. It is celebrated by millions of people across the world. World Environment Day 2022 is hosted by Sweden. “Only One Earth” is the …

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“OREGANO PLANT HAS A HIGH ADDED VALUE”

Press release… Medicinal and aromatic plants continue to spread in İzmir region. One of the projects of the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry in this area is “The Miracle of Oregano (Thyme) from the Mountains to the Field”. Oregano seedlings, which were given with a 75% grant, met with …

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TURKIYE’S BURNT FORESTS BECOME GREEN AGAIN!

Images shared by the General Directorate of Forestry this week show the progress in Turkey’s efforts to replenish areas that fell victim to last year’s forest fires. Barren land has lost its pale hue as saplings planted after the fires rapidly grow. The country was hit by the worst wildfires in …

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