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TURKEY MAY FACE BIG THREATS TO ITS AGRICULTURE!

Turkey began 2021 experiencing intense drought in a majority of its provinces, two maps published on Jan. 19 by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) showed. More than 80 percent of Turkey’s soil is facing “severe drought,” NASA’s maps showed. The two maps were prepared by combining satellite images and Turkey’s …

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PISTACHIOS, ‘GREEN GOLD’ OF GAZİANTEP REGION BADLY AFFECTED BY DROUGHT!

Concerns has been raising across Turkey because of drought and not having had adequate rainfall for recent months. Pistachio trees, which were not irrigated in Gaziantep region in previous years, are now irrigated by some farmers due to drought. In the Araban district Plain, where pistachios are planted on an …

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DR. CANAN ACAR: WE SHOULD CHANGE THE AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION SYSTEM

38 billion cubic metres of water can be saved by changing the agricultural irrigation system. Surface irrigation Drought continues to threaten the whole world day by day. Stating that 60 billion cubic metres of water consumed in Turkey annually, Dr. Canan Acar made warnings by offering solution alternatives for water …

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FAO AND SABRİ ÜLKER FOUNDATION TO HELP CHILDREN TO CUT FOOD WASTE AT HOME…

Press release… FAO collaborates with Sabri Ülker Foundation on educating children in pre-school and primary schools on reducing food waste at home. 18 January 2021, Ankara, Turkey – The majority of food waste still occurs at the household level, making it imperative for the consumer households to be informed and change their behavior. To …

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“TURKEY HAS BEEN INCREASING ITS FOREST ASSETS SINCE 1980s”

Professor Dr. İbrahim Turna, Lecturer of Karadeniz Technical University (KTU), Faculty of Forestry, said that Turkey has been trying to increase its forest assets since 1980s and these efforts are appreciated. Dr. Turna said, “Turkey’s forest assets have been gradually increased from 1980s to the 2000s.” “Millions of saplings are …

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“A SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION-CONSUMPTION CHAIN SHOULD BE DRAWN THROUGH R&D AND INNOVATION”

Press release… Cahit Doğan Yağcı, Chairman of the Aegean Furniture Paper and Forestry Products Exporters’ Association, said that a sustainable food production-consumption chain should be drawn through R&D and innovation. Yağcı said, “In 2020, we brought 645 million dollars to our country. We strive to work in a better world …

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IĞDIR’S HANDWOVEN CARPETS TO ADORN JAPANESE HOMES…

Iğdır University in the eponymous eastern province of Turkey has launched a new project focused on the preservation, development and promotion of the city’s carpets and rugs in association with the Turkish Employment Agency (IŞKUR). The university-owned business has sold the locally manufactured textile products to Japan in hopes of …

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‘WE KNOW THE PESTICIDES WE USE’ PROJECT BY AEGEAN EXPORTERS…

Press release… Huge step for Food Safety… “We Know the Pesticides We Use” project… Pesticide analysis will be made in 9 products. Healthy food consumption and “Food Safety”, which is the key to this, are among the rising values ​​across the world in recent years. Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable …

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“GROUNDWATER IS ALARMING IN THRACE REGION!”

Professor Dr. Halim Orta, the Lecturer of Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University Faculty of Agriculture, Biosystem Engineering Department of Land and Water Resources, said that there is a serious problem due to the drought. Professor Dr. Halim Orta Dr. Orta said, “On this occasion, we will use and store water with …

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“WE ROLL UP OUR SLEEVES TO INCREASE THE SUSTAINABILITY COMPETENCE OF OUR EXPORTERS”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) roll up its sleeves to increase the sustainability competence of 8 thousand exporters EIB organizes Sustainability Days… Climate changes in the world in recent years have brought humanity to focus more on sustainable, green production. Leaving a healthy and livable world for future generations …

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