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DR. BİROL SAYGI: 30 PCT OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS ARISE FROM ANIMAL PRODUCTION

Stating that the increase in plant-based products would be better for greenhouse gas emissions, Bahçeşehir University Head of Gastronomy Department Professor Dr. Y. Birol Saygı said that the food industry will change for a more sustainable world, especially in the name of population growth. Pointing out that one of the …

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“I DON’T SEE HIGHER QUALITY COFFEE THAN IN TURKIYE”

World-renowned barista trainer Michael de Renouard said he has not seen better quality coffee than in Turkiye as he heaped praise on Turkish baristas. Renouard said he has been to many places across the world, including southeast Asia, Europe, and the Americas. “I don’t see higher quality (coffee) than in …

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“GLOBAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY WILL BE VOLATILE OVER THE NEXT 3 YEARS”

Most experts believe global economic recovery to be volatile, uneven over next 3 years, says WEF report… Climate failure, growing social divides, increased cyber risks, and an uneven global recovery are among the top global risks for 2022, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report released on Tuesday. …

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EU NEW ORGANIC LEGISLATION ENTERED INTO FORCE ON 1 JANUARY 2022…

EU new organic legislation entered into force on 1 January 2022, following the postponement of its implementation for a year. The main improvement is the harmonization of the rules, covering the whole EU organic sector. This single set of rules is going to apply also to non-EU farmers who export …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD PRICES DIP IN DECEMBER

FAO’s benchmark index of food commodity prices in 2021 averaged sharply higher than in 2020… Rome – World food prices fell slightly in December as international prices for vegetable oils and sugar fell significantly from lofty levels, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reported today. The FAO Food Price …

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EUROPEAN MAIZE MARKET IN 2022: QUALITY SEED TRENDS AND SUPPLY

Autumn plantings are drawing to a close, in Europe. Rapeseed areas (for the 2022 harvest) have gone up again in most European production countries, as oilseeds benefit from the attractive prices and planting conditions, which have been satisfactory worldwide. On the other hand, soft winter wheat plantings will remain unchanged …

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EU 2022 PROMOTION PROGRAMMES FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS…

The 2022 work programme focuses on campaigns that align with the ambitions of the European Green Deal and support objectives from the Farm to Fork strategy, and the EU organic action plan… The European Commission allocated €185.9 million euros ($210.6 million USD) in 2022 for the promotion of European Union …

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KING SHAKIR TEAMS UP WITH UNDP FOR PEOPLE AND PLANET IN 2022!

Press release… Partnership aims to inspire Turkish young people to join the fight against inequality and climate change… Ankara, 4 January 2022 – Popular Turkish cartoon character King Shakir and his friends are urging young people to make the world a greener, healthier and more equitable place through a campaign …

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IS SOIL CARBON AGRICULTURE’S SECRET WEAPON?

At the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26 – held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021, world leaders have discussed appropriate global action on climate change.But while much attention will focus on ways of curbing further greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, there’s also growing awareness of the need to try …

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