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“A FARM TO FORK STRATEGY CAN BE ACHIEVED WITH THE COOPERATION OF ALL STAKEHOLDERS”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) Coordinator and Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Association Chairman of the Board Birol Celep said, “We believe that we should lead the way to show the whole world that the Aegean Region is a sustainable production centre. We, as Aegean Exporters’ Associations, which …

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HIGH RATES OF MALNUTRITION CAN CUT GLOBAL GDP BY UP TO 5 PERCENT!

Senior FAO official in Turkey says number of people affected by hunger could surpass 840M by 2030… ANKARA… High rates of malnutrition can lead to a loss in gross domestic product (GDP) of as much as 4%-5%, according to an assistant representative in Turkey for the United Nations Food and …

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TOO GOOD TO GO, START-UP FIGHTING FOOD WASTE, RECEIVES AN INVESTMENT OF 31 MILLION DOLLARS…

Too Good To Go, which enables the food to go to the trash can at a cheaper price, received an investment of 31.1 million dollars in the investment tour led by blisce /. The social enterprise Too Good To Go, which allows customers to connect with restaurants and markets so …

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EXPERTS EXAMINE WAYS TO REDUCE HARVEST AND POST-HARVEST FOOD LOSSES…

Post-harvest food loss is a leading cause of food insecurity for millions of people across the world. In 2019, 690 million suffered from hunger and the situation has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, everyone involved, including farmers, handlers, traders, and governments, are part of the solution to prevent …

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FAO CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY IN TURKEY!

Press release… FAO celebrates Children’s Day in Turkey by releasing educational material to reduce food waste… The teaching manual aims to educate young consumers to reduce food waste at early age… 23 April 2021, Ankara, Turkey –   Consumer behaviour is still one of the underlying drivers of food waste globally, making it imperative to …

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“MINIMAL REDUCTION IN FOOD WASTE CAN SAVE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS”

Ankara… Food banking will be one of the most effective weapons in preventing food waste in Turkey, the country’s forestry and agriculture minister said on Tuesday. “It is our duty to identify deficiencies and improve the food banking system. The responsibility of the municipalities is to encourage the use of …

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SAVE YOUR FOOD CAMPAIGN CALLS FOR STRONGER PARTNERSHIP AMONG MUNICIPALITIES ON FOOD BANKING…

News release… As part of the SAVE YOUR FOOD campaign, the workshop will present recommendations to policy-makers to encourage and facilitate food recovery and redistribution. 20 April 2021, Ankara, Turkey– A workshop held today is promoting food-banking activities and supporting the work of existing food banks operated by municipalities to reduce food …

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İSMET ARAL: WE AIM TO PREVENT 3 BILLION DOLLARS OF FOOD WASTE IN TWO YEARS

Making a statement on food waste, İstanbul Commodity Exchange (İSTİB) Vice Chairman Hakkı İsmet Aral said that they aim to prevent 3 billion dollars of food waste in two years. It began to speed up works against food wastage in Turkey. Stating that Istanbul Commodity Exchange started its studies on …

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NEW COLLABORATION FOR FOOD WASTE IN TURKEY…

04 Mar 2021 Ankara – Hotels, restaurants and food services have a vital role to play in reducing food loss and waste. These include reviewing how they source produce, create menus, and manage leftovers and plate waste. To ensure improvements in this area, FAO is bringing together public and private actors to …

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“HOUSEHOLD WASTE IS ALSO A MAJOR PROBLEM GLOBALLY”

According to the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Food Waste Index Report, 17 percent of the food produced is wasted globally! According to the report, which reveals that food waste is a global problem, not only in developed countries, approximately 931 million tons of food sold to households, retailers, restaurants and …

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