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ŞEMSİ BAYRAKTAR: SOIL MEANS ‘HOMELAND’ FOR ALL OF US

Şemsi Bayraktar, Chairman of the Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers, (TZOB), released a written statement and said, “Land (Soil) means ‘homeland’ for all of us in a sacred sense. Land, which is the first source of development, means a source of income, fertility and life in addition to its sacred …

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EXPORT OF DRIED FRUITS TO ASIAN COUNTRIES SURGES!

Press release… Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Association Chairperson Birol Celep said that dried apricot exports reached 258 million dollars with an increase of 13,7 percent, the USA came first in dried apricots and Germany in dried figs. Celep said, “We experienced surges in our traditional markets, 27 percent …

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CHILD LABOUR HITS 160 MILLION ACROSS THE WORLD!

Coronavirus puts 9M additional children at risk of being pushed into workforce by 2022 end, says UN report… The number of children in child labor has climbed to 160 million worldwide, according to a new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and UNICEF on Thursday. The figure posted an …

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TURKEY MEETS 7 PERCENT OF EU’S ORGANIC AGRIPRODUCT IMPORTS…

Turkey ranks 18th in world in terms of size of organic agricultural lands, 7th in terms of producers… Turkey meets 7% of the European Union’s organic agriproducts imports emerging as a leader in the sector. Turkey exports 235 different organic agricultural products to foreign countries, according to data compiled by …

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NİSAD: STARCH BASED SUGAR BECOMES THE SCAPEGOAT AGAIN!

The Starch Manufacturers’ Association (NİSAD) claimed that accusations which are “unlawful, baseless, unscientific and exceeding moral boundaries” have been made against the starch-based sugar industry. June 9, 2021 NİSAD made a written statement regarding the discussions that started with the “Regulation and Implementation of Sugar Quotas” published in the Official …

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“WE SHOULD INCREASE THE PRODUCTION OF PULSES WITH HIGH PROTEIN RATINGS”

Press release… Hüseyin Arslan, Chairman of the Board of the Mediterranean Cereals, Pulses, Oilseeds and Products Exporters’ Association (AHBİB), said that a new consumption trend based on vegetable protein has spread in the world with the influence of global organizations. Arslan announced that the amount of pulses used to obtain …

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WORLD DRIED FRUIT PRODUCTION TO EXCEED 3 MILLION TONNES…

Press release… The 2021 INC 3D Online Conference, held by the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC), on May 25-27, has been completed. The conference brought together more than 1,300 industry professionals in the nut and dried fruit industry from more than 70 countries of the world. More than …

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WORLD OCEANS DAY, 8 JUNE!

The Ocean: Life and livelihoods The ocean covers over 70% of the planet. It is our life source, supporting humanity’s sustenance and that of every other organism on earth. The ocean produces at least 50% of the planet’s oxygen, it is home to most of earth’s biodiversity, and is the …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY; LOOKING AT THE AGRICULTURAL ECOSYSTEM FROM A SYSTEM PERSPECTIVE

Systems approach theory offers us some opportunities to look at issues from two perspectives. The first of these deals with the internal actors of the event and reveals the relationship between them. The other is; Taking into account the external actors of the event, it shows to what extent the …

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DR. KARAOSMANOĞLU: THE HEALTHIER ECOSYSTEMS MEAN HEALTHIER PLANET AND PEOPLE

Press release… For the climate crisis, food and water security, health and biodiversity, ecosystems must be repaired and renewed. The healthier our ecosystems are, the healthier the planet and people are. For our future, we must prevent biodiversity from being at increased risk. Saying that the next 10 years are …

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