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“WE ACTIVELY SUPPORT ‘SAVE YOUR FOOD’ CAMPAIGN”

FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey held a special session with the Union of the Municipalities of Turkey… Ankara Turkey – FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey organized a special session today with the Union of the Municipalities of Turkey as the part …

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ADOPT THE SAVE YOUR FOOD CAMPAIGN!

08 July 2020, Ankara, Turkey  – FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey organized a special session today with the Union of the Municipalities of Turkey (TBB) as the part of the joint SAVE YOUR FOOD campaign. Launched in May, the Campaign released Turkey’s first National Strategy and Action Plan on the Prevention …

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“STRUGGLE WITH THE WASTE SHOULD START IN THE FIELD”

Ankara – Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) Chairman Şemsi Bayraktar said that struggle with waste should start in the field and the waste took place during the production process is as much important as that of consumption stage. In his statement, Bayraktar noted that the food waste reaches to …

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7 MILLION LOAVES OF BREAD GO TO LANDFILL EVERYDAY!

TESK President Palandöken; 7 million breads daily wasted! Stating that 7 million breads are wasted every day, Turkey Tradesmen and Artisans’ Confederation (TESK) President Bendevi Palandöken said, “Thus 3 billion liras go to waste in a year too. That’s why we need to get bread so as we can eat …

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FOOD BANKS ADAPT THEIR MODELS FOR FOOD COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION…

Food banks across our network have had to adapt their models for food collection and distribution, as many of the direct lines to communities have been shut-down due to COVID-19. According to a recent survey of 47 food banks in our network, 94 percent are reporting an urgent need for …

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“SOCIAL ISOLATION INCREASED FOOD LOSSES”

Press release… In a new international digital event, organized by Barilla Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN), representatives of agriculture and food industry and academicians brought together. In the webinar titled “After COVID-19: Time to Correct the Global Food System”, the effects of coronavirus epidemic on agriculture and food industry and …

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FOOD RESCUE PROJECT LAUNCHED IN RUSSIA…

TIARCENTER, an analytical centre, launched the 1M TONNE project, aimed to develop food sharing in Russia and thereby decrease food waste by 1 million tons per year. To date, just about 7 thousand tons of surplus food is redistributed annually. 1M TONNE is an online platform, aggregating information on the existing food-sharing …

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PAKDEMİRLİ: TURKEY WASTES 18.8 MILLION TONS OF FOOD EVERY YEAR

Stop wasting precious food resources for the good of the people, the planet and the country alike was the message from the UN and the Turkish government on Wednesday. Launching a campaign Wednesday, Turkey’s Agriculture and Forestry Ministry and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) held a joint livestream …

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‘SAVE YOUR FOOD’ CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY FAO AND TURKEY IN ANKARA…

May 20, 2020, Ankara, Turkey – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry launched the national campaign of ‘Save Your Food’ so as to increase the awareness of the public about food loss and waste along with the mobilization of all actors across …

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PEOPLE WONDERING WHAT WILL KILL THEM FIRST, HUNGER OR COVID-19?

Message from the President & CEO – April 22, 2020 Dear Partner – The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that in Africa COVID-19 could surge from just thousands now to 10 million in three to six months. Over the past week, cases in Africa have doubled. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, …

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