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DR. CANAN ACAR: WE SHOULD CHANGE THE AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION SYSTEM

38 billion cubic metres of water can be saved by changing the agricultural irrigation system. Surface irrigation Drought continues to threaten the whole world day by day. Stating that 60 billion cubic metres of water consumed in Turkey annually, Dr. Canan Acar made warnings by offering solution alternatives for water …

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“GROUNDWATER IS ALARMING IN THRACE REGION!”

Professor Dr. Halim Orta, the Lecturer of Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University Faculty of Agriculture, Biosystem Engineering Department of Land and Water Resources, said that there is a serious problem due to the drought. Professor Dr. Halim Orta Dr. Orta said, “On this occasion, we will use and store water with …

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“WE ROLL UP OUR SLEEVES TO INCREASE THE SUSTAINABILITY COMPETENCE OF OUR EXPORTERS”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) roll up its sleeves to increase the sustainability competence of 8 thousand exporters EIB organizes Sustainability Days… Climate changes in the world in recent years have brought humanity to focus more on sustainable, green production. Leaving a healthy and livable world for future generations …

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A NEW STEP TOWARDS THE FINALIZATION OF THE COUNTRY PROGRAMMING FRAMEWORK FOR TURKEY…

Press release… Country Programming Framework will focus on green innovation, good nutrition, ecosystems based integrated natural resource management and livelihood and resilience support for persons under the Law on Foreigners and International Protection under FAO Turkey`s Syrian Refugee Resilience Plan (SRRP). 5 January 2021; Ankara – FAO Turkey Office is speeding up …

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DR. ORHAN ŞEN: TURKEY WILL BE A WATER-POOR COUNTRY BY 2030!

The occupancy rates of dams in Istanbul region have dropped to 20 percent, the lowest level in the last 10 years. Stating that the effects of climate change are increasing, Meteorology expert Professor Dr. Orhan Şen said, “Turkey will be a water-poor country in 2030. While entering the summer, occupancy …

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DURSUN YILDIZ: STOP WASHING CARS AND CARPETS, DROUGHT PICTURE IS ALARMING

Dursun Yıldız, president of the Water Policies Association (SPD), said that rainfall had dropped by 20 percent in 2019 and if it continues this year, a serious threat will be faced. Underlining that the storage water in irrigation dams should be used very carefully, Yıldız said, “The drought picture is …

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TURKEY’S GRANARY KONYA SUFFERS FROM DROUGHT TOO!

The drought has started, the occupancy rate in dams is at a critical level Agricultural yield decreases… What is the latest situation in Konya province, known as Turkey’s granary? Rıfat Kavuneker While drought has a negative impact across Turkey, the situation is no different in Konya province which is known …

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DROUGHT IS THE INEVITABLE CONSEQUENCE OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE!

The drought has started, the occupancy rate in the dams is at a critical level! Agricultural yield is falling! Latest data from the country came from many different points of many dams and ponds. How Turkey appeared to be impacted by the 2020 drought? Official data shows that Turkey is …

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DEMİRTAŞ: AGRICULTURAL EFFICIENCY FALLS AS THE RAIN DECREASES

Turkish Agriculturers’ Association (TZD) Chairman Hüseyin Demirtaş said that, according to last year’s rainfall, it has decreased by 53 percent during this period. Demirtaş said, “Mainly grain crops will suffer from the drought in the first place.” Stating that the grain does not need much water, when there is a …

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TURKEY TO BUILD 150 UNDERGROUND DAMS TO FIGHT DROUGHT…

Turkey is planning to build up to 150 underground dams as part of the government’s Drought Action Plan, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli has said. The ministry has devised an action plan to overcome the impact of global warming. “Water is like a precious material, and Turkey may risk becoming one of the countries …

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