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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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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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HALİT ARABACI: FROM DESERT TO ARCTIC CLIMATE, THE CONTAINER FARM OFFERS CONVENIENCE

A Turkish group of companies has designed a container farming system that enables the cultivation of all kinds of crops, regardless of climate and weather or amount of daylight, amid growing concerns over the course of climate change-related uncertainties. The container plant factory is equipped with systems that have all …

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“WATER USE BEING STREAMLINED TO REDUCE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND DROUGHT”

Water use being streamlined to reduce negative effects of climate change, drought, says forestry, agriculture minister… Turkey is aiming to modernize its irrigation systems and agriculture in line with the country’s water policy, said the country’s forestry and agriculture minister on Tuesday. Bekir Pakdemirli Water use in agriculture is being …

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FAO READY TO FOLLOW UP ON THE UN FOOD SYSTEMS SUMMIT AND TRANSFORM AGRI-SYSTEMS TOGETHER…

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has entered a new era with a new structure and new dynamics. The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are approaching; we have to change our agri-food systems urgently and holistically. This transformation requires a systemic approach and …

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