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CHICKEN LIFE SHORTENS; SO IS IT GENETICS?

Archaeologists have revealed that the lifespan of chickens used to be much longer. But this is not due to genetics. According to researchers, the secret to chickens’ longer lifespans is that they were considered sacred back then. Experts have developed a reliable method for determining the age of chickens that …

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İBRAHİM BAŞBUĞ: VERDE OIL PROUDLY REPRESENTS TURKEY IN THE WORLD OLIVE OIL ARENA

Press release… Olive Oil Export Champion VERDE Takes Its Place in ISO 500… Known as the locomotive of Turkey’s olive oil exports, VERDE Yağ (Oil) managed to enter the ISO (İstanbul Chamber of Industry) Top 500 list in 2020. Behind the rapid rise of the well-established company lies huge investments …

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DENİZ ATAÇ: DESERTIFICATION AFFECTS THE LIVES OF 2 BILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE

Desertification affects the lives of approximately 2 billion people worldwide, turning them into “ecological migrants,” according to the head of a nonprofit environmental group. Deniz Ataç – CEO of the Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion for the Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats (TEMA) – said that land …

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TURKEY WORLD’S LARGEST HAZELNUT, CHERRY, FIG, APRICOT, QUINCE AND POPPY PRODUCER…

Turkey’s agricultural income last year hit $47.5B, up 20% year-on-year… Turkey is the world’s number one producer of hazelnuts, cherries, figs, apricots, quinces, and poppies, according to official Agriculture and Forestry Ministry data. Hazelnut Turkey has reaped the largest agricultural income in the EU for the last decade, and is …

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WORLD FOOD DAY POSTER CONTEST!

If you’re between the ages 5 to 19, we want you to use your imagination and create a poster of a food journey. An agri-food system is a complex term but they are a part of our daily lives, every time we eat. The system covers the many different steps …

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SOUTH SUDAN LAUNCHES A CAMPAIGN TO PLANT 100 MILLION TREES…

JUBA, South Sudan… Effort will help mitigate effects of climate change, restore degraded land-based ecosystem, says environment minister… South Sudan launched a campaign Thursday to plant 100 million trees in the next 10 years to ease the effects of climate change and restore wasteland. The launch was part of the …

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CHILD LABOUR HITS 160 MILLION ACROSS THE WORLD!

Coronavirus puts 9M additional children at risk of being pushed into workforce by 2022 end, says UN report… The number of children in child labor has climbed to 160 million worldwide, according to a new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and UNICEF on Thursday. The figure posted an …

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TURKEY MEETS 7 PERCENT OF EU’S ORGANIC AGRIPRODUCT IMPORTS…

Turkey ranks 18th in world in terms of size of organic agricultural lands, 7th in terms of producers… Turkey meets 7% of the European Union’s organic agriproducts imports emerging as a leader in the sector. Turkey exports 235 different organic agricultural products to foreign countries, according to data compiled by …

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NİSAD: STARCH BASED SUGAR BECOMES THE SCAPEGOAT AGAIN!

The Starch Manufacturers’ Association (NİSAD) claimed that accusations which are “unlawful, baseless, unscientific and exceeding moral boundaries” have been made against the starch-based sugar industry. June 9, 2021 NİSAD made a written statement regarding the discussions that started with the “Regulation and Implementation of Sugar Quotas” published in the Official …

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“WE SHOULD INCREASE THE PRODUCTION OF PULSES WITH HIGH PROTEIN RATINGS”

Press release… Hüseyin Arslan, Chairman of the Board of the Mediterranean Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds and Products Exporters’ Association (AHBİB), said that a new consumption trend based on vegetable protein has spread in the world with the influence of global organizations. Arslan announced that the amount of pulses used to obtain …

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