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TRITICALE PLANTING AREA EXPANDS IN SIVAS REGION…

Planting area expanded in Sivas, the seed centre of triticale… The cultivation area of ​​triticale seed, which is obtained from a hybrid of wheat and rye and grown as an alternative crop to fill the roughage deficit in Sivas province, has been expanded. Sivas Ulaş Agricultural Enterprise, affiliated to the …

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BRAZIL COULD BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT IN WHEAT WITHIN 10 YEARS…

In a recent hearing in the Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Commission of the Brazilian Congress, researchers from Embrapa estimated that Brazil could become self sufficient in wheat production within 10 years by expanding wheat production into the cerrado regions of central and northeastern Brazil. Wheat is the only major crop …

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BLUE ECONOMY; OCEANS AS THE NEXT GREAT ECONOMIC FRONTIER

Forty percent of the world’s population live near coastal areas, more than 3 billion people utilize the oceans for their livelihood, and 80 percent of world trade is achieved using the seas. The oceans, seas and coastal areas contribute to food security and poverty eradication. And yet, the oceans are …

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DR. KUNDHAVI KADIRESAN; ACCELERATING ZERO HUNGER!

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MILLETS AND SORGHUM; FORGOTTEN FOODS FOR THE FUTURE

Millets and sorghum are grains that are nutrient-rich, drought-tolerant crops and can support communities around the world. The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) estimates that more than 90 million people in Africa and Asia depend on millets in their diets, and 500 million people in more than 30 countries depend …

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FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE DISCUSSED IN ANTALYA WORKSHOP…

Press release… Workshop participants enriched their knowledge of aquaculture and visited private aquaculture farms and research institutions… 22 June 2022, Antalya, Türkiye – Fisheries and aquaculture have made significant contributions to livelihoods, employment, food security and nutrition for decades. In 2018, 52 percent of fish available for human consumption came from aquaculture. Aquaculture is …

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ONLINE CAPACITY-BUILDING TRAINING ORGANIZED IN THE FRAMEWORK OF FAO-TURKIYE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMME…

Press release… The training developed the project management capacities of BSEC-CSFS staff and National Focal Points of BSEC member countries…. 24 June 2022, Ankara – Following agreement by Member States, the Organization for Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) agreed to establish a Regional Cooperation Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (BSEC-CSFS) in Ankara, …

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SUPPORT FROM TIKA TO FRUIT AND VEGETABLE JUICE PRODUCTION IN CROATIA…

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) introduced the fruit and vegetable juice production lines project to be built in Lepoglav, Croatia. In the statement made by TIKA, it was stated that the lines will have a production capacity of 100 to 150 litres per hour and that the production …

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GOKHAN KARACA: AVOCADO PRODUCTION EXPANDS IN ANTALYA REGION

As the domestic and international demand for avocado, whose homeland is Mexico, increased, the fruit’s production area in Antalya also expanded. Having a say in the production of fresh vegetables and fruits, Antalya region’s product variety is increasing every year. In the province, where more than 30 tropical fruits from …

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TURKIYE’S INSTALLED SOLAR POWER CAPACITY EXPECTED TO REACH 30 GW BY 2030…

Türkiye’s installed solar power capacity, which stood at 7.82 GW in 2021, is expected to increase to 30 GW by 2030, the International Solar Energy Community Türkiye Section (GÜNDER) has said in SolarPower Europe’s “Global Market Outlook 2022-2026” report. Türkiye is one of the fastest-growing energy markets in the world and its total energy demand …

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