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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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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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BİROL CELEP: IF YOU WANT TO BOOST ORGANIC PRODUCTION, YOU SHOULD INCREASE FARMING SUPPORTS

Press release… Increase the support for the organic sector and announce it on time… A call from the organic sector to “Introduce organic lessons in schools”… The organic sector will put children on its radar… The trend towards healthy, high quality and reliable food and textile products with the pandemic …

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ACTION PLAN FOR A TARGET OF 25 PERCENT ORGANIC FARMLAND BY 2030 IN EU!

The European Organic Action Plan has set a target of 25% organic farmland by 2030. The plan is part of the European Union’s (EU) farm to fork strategy. This development highlights the importance of the organic food market in Europe. The demand for health products is also increasing. This provides …

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FISHERIES AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS, LEADER OF FOOD EXPORTS FROM THE AEGEAN…

Press release… Fisheries and animal products, the leader of food exports… While agricultural products were represented with a share of 36 percent in the last year’s exports of Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB), Aegean Fisheries and Animal Products Exporters’ Association achieved the highest export among agricultural associations with an export of …

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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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GERMANY AND IRAQ TAKE THE LEAD IN TURKEY’S AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS…

Last month, Germany and Iraq took the lead in Turkey’s agricultural exports. According to the information compiled from the data of the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM), Turkey’s exports increased by 109 percent last month compared to the same period of 2020 and reached 18 billion 766 million dollars. Agricultural exports …

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72.3 MILLION HECTARES UNDER ORGANIC FARMING ACROSS THE WORLD!

The amount of organic land and sales of organic produce continue to climb and have hit a new record high, according to the report “The world of organic agriculture. Statistics & emerging trends 2021”,  published by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International.   In …

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EUROPEAN UNION COMMISSION UNVEILS EU ORGANIC ACTION PLAN 2021-2030…

On March 25, 2021, the European Commission published the EU Organic Action Plan for 2021-2030. As part of the Farm to Fork Strategy, the Action Plan aims to increase organic agriculture in the EU and to have at least 25 percent of the EU’s agricultural land under organic farming by …

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TURKISH ORGANIC SECTOR TARGETS 1 BILLION EUROS TURNOVER…

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Association (EİB) Board of Organic Products Chairperson Mehmet Ali Işık said that Turkey reached more than 250 product diversity in the organic sector. Işık noted that they aim to bring this diversity together with importers both in the domestic market and around the world. Informing that …

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