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“TURKEY SHOULD UPDATE ITS CARBON-NEUTRAL ECONOMY TRANSITION TARGETS”

Press release… Aiming to reach a carbon-neutral economy by 2050, the energy sector is one of the industries in which the European Union (EU) carries out various studies. Jak Eskinazi said, “If we want to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we need to reduce greenhouse gas oscillations in the energy sector …

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LAND GRABBERS EXPLOIT DRIED LAKES!

Racketeers are exploiting legal loopholes to grab lands on lakes and around dams that are drying due to drought and leasing them out for commercial agricultural activities, daily Milliyet has reported. Those lands, which emerge when water levels in lakes or dams recede, are very fertile but they normally belong …

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HALİT ARABACI: FROM DESERT TO ARCTIC CLIMATE, THE CONTAINER FARM OFFERS CONVENIENCE

A Turkish group of companies has designed a container farming system that enables the cultivation of all kinds of crops, regardless of climate and weather or amount of daylight, amid growing concerns over the course of climate change-related uncertainties. The container plant factory is equipped with systems that have all …

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“WATER USE BEING STREAMLINED TO REDUCE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND DROUGHT”

Water use being streamlined to reduce negative effects of climate change, drought, says forestry, agriculture minister… Turkey is aiming to modernize its irrigation systems and agriculture in line with the country’s water policy, said the country’s forestry and agriculture minister on Tuesday. Bekir Pakdemirli Water use in agriculture is being …

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ÇEŞME MELON, FAMOUS FOR ITS TASTE, GETS GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION…

Press release… Famous for its taste, durability and aroma, Çeşme melon has been registered… Çeşme melon, famous for its taste and unique aroma, has been registered as a “Geographical Indicated Product” by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office. “Çeşme melon”, the first registered product of İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, will provide …

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HOW ROBOTS ARE CHANGING THE FARMING INDUSTRY!

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AGRICULTURE SUFFERS FROM EXTREME DROUGHT IN KAZAKHSTAN!

Global warming threatens Caspian Sea, warn Kazakh environmentalist… Meiramgul Kussainova… NUR SULTAN, Kazakhstan  Kazakh environmentalist Orınbasar Togcanov told Anadolu Agency on Thursday that in the southeastern region of Mangystau in Kazakhstan the volume of rain has steadily decreased in recent years resulting in dried up wheat fields and dead livestock …

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DR. NEVZAT BİRİŞİK: CLIMATE CHANGE WILL TRANSFORM AGRICULTURAL DIVERSITY AND FARMING CULTURE

Dr. Nevzat Birişik, General Director of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, said that it will not be possible to continue the usual varieties and cultivation culture in the same way due to climate change. Dr. Nevzat Birişik said, “Climate change shows us that …

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TANZANIAN FARMERS CAN ACCESS TIMELY ADVICE ON CELLPHONES…

Handheld gadgets bring vital information to small farmers to increase productivity and access markets… MOROGORO, Tanzania While spreading fertilizer, Sebastian Bukeke, 47, a small-time farmer in the village of Kiroka in Tanzania’s Morogoro region, is also using his cellphone to learn about the weather. He has been able to boost …

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DROUGHT DEALS A BLOW TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION IN KONYA REGION!

Konya, the breadbasket of Turkey, is going through tough times with reduced precipitation levels. The ensuing drought has dealt a blow to water levels in dam reservoirs, lakes and ponds and has affected agriculture and animal husbandry in this central province of the country. Global climate change is the main culprit in the …

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