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“LOST FOOD CAUSES ALL THE RESOURCES USED GO TO WASTE AS WELL!”

Press release… “No action can be truly transformative and efficient if it fails to be collective.” FAO called for both public and private support to reinforce efforts to stem mounting food shortages. Speaking to the Anadolu Agency, Viorel Gutu, Subregional Coordinator for Central Asia and FAO Representative in Turkey, emphasized that no action …

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TURKEY WASTES ONE FIFTH OF ITS FOOD PRODUCTION!

Turkey wastes 19 million tons of food, which is one-fifth of the country’s food production, annually, the forestry and agriculture minister said on Oct. 16.  Bekir Pakdemirli “If we can prevent the food waste by only 2% in our country, we can meet the one-year living expenses of approximately 360,000 families,” Bekir Pakdemirli said …

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“AGRICULTURE MEANS FOOD SECURITY”

Press release… Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) President Şemsi Bayraktar said that the importance of the agricultural sector has been better understood with the coronavirus epidemic. Stating that on the occasion of the World Food Day, they thank once again to our veteran farmers who meet our food needs …

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“HUNGER INCREASES ACROSS THE WORLD SINCE 2014”

October 15, 2020, Ankara Press release… Dr. Ayşegül Selışık, FAO Deputy Representative in Turkey, participated in the programme Gün Ortası, broadcast in KRT and presented by Tülin Daloğlu. In the broadcast held within the scope of World Food Day, the strong connection between food and peace was underscored, referring to …

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“PEACE AND FOOD STAND SIDE BY SIDE AS NOBEL PRIZE SHOWS”

Press release… Dr. Ayşegül Selışık: The Nobel Peace Prize shows that peace and food stand side by side Reminding that World Food Day is celebrated with the theme of “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our actions are our future.”, Dr. Ayşegül Selışık said that supporting food security provision means supporting peace …

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İZMİR CULINARY CULTURE ASSOCIATION ESTABLISHED…

Press release… Volunteers who set out to introduce Izmir’s culinary culture to the world started their activities.Sibel Önbaş, Founding President of İzmir Culinary Culture Association: “We will ensure that İzmir cuisine is included in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network” İzmir Culinary Culture Association started its activities. While the foundation of …

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‘NURSING BABY’ PROJECT EXPANDS ACROSS IZMIR!

Press release… Children in Tire, Beydağ, Çeşme, Karaburun and Kiraz districts will also benefit by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality’s ‘Nursing Baby’ project from now on. Thus, there will be no district in Izmir province where the project is not implemented. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality continues to deliver the healthy milk it gets …

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FAMOUS BUFFALO CREAM OF BOLU REGION GETS GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION…

Bolu’s famous water buffalo cream was registered by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and received a geographical indication. Bolu (a northwestern province in Turkey) Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Türker Ateş said, “Afyon’s cream is famous. Bolu’s buffalo cream is also famous. From now on, we will say …

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HAPPY WORLD EGG DAY!

World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October. On World Egg Day, events are held across the world celebrating the egg. The first World Egg Day was celebrated in 1996 and since then we have seen a variety of wonderful events taking place internationally, with people …

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PANDEMIC PUSHES 115 MILLION PEOPLE INTO EXTREME POVERTY!

As many as 115 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty this year due to the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank warned on Oct. 7.     That is a devastating reversal after decades of progress, and higher than the bank previously estimated, even as recently as August, …

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