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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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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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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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DURSUN YILDIZ: INTERNATIONAL WATER BANK IS IN ITS FOUNDING STAGE

Water Policies Association President Dursun Yıldız said that the studies, started at the beginning of 2020, for the establishment of the International Water Bank (IWB) still continue. Yıldız said, “MAI Resources International, the Global Leader in Water Resources Management and Bulk Water Transport, announced that it is the largest supporter …

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HIGH RATES OF MALNUTRITION CAN CUT GLOBAL GDP BY UP TO 5 PERCENT!

Senior FAO official in Turkey says number of people affected by hunger could surpass 840M by 2030… ANKARA… High rates of malnutrition can lead to a loss in gross domestic product (GDP) of as much as 4%-5%, according to an assistant representative in Turkey for the United Nations Food and …

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FISHcap PROJECT PLACES UZBEKISTAN’S FISHERY AND AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT…

Press release… Conducted in English, Russian and Turkish, the webinar gave participants from across the sector an opportunity to learn about Uzbekistan’s fishery and aquaculture potential and to exchange regional perspectives on the FISHCap project. 27 May 2021, Tashkent  – The FISHCap country webinar series continued this week with an …

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FEHMİ KİRAZ: OUR WHEAT YIELD ESTIMATE IS 17.5 MILLION TONNES

Fehmi Kiraz, Chairperson of the Union of Turkish Agricultural Engineers, stated that they have made their wheat yield estimate as 17.5 million tonnes this year due to the drought. Indicating that Central and Southeastern Anatolia regions, where wheat production is high, were greatly affected by the drought, Kiraz also noted …

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ŞEMSİ BAYRAKTAR: HAPPY WORLD FARMERS’ DAY!

Press release… Ankara- 14.05.2021- Şemsi Bayraktar, Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) President, said, “Our farmers continue to produce unabated despite all difficulties during the coronavirus process. If we have had food on our tables since the beginning of the pandemic, it is thanks to them.” “For this reason, I …

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MILK PRICES TO BE FIXED BY ITS QUALITY!

The price of milk will now be determined by its quality… According to the new decision taken by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry; From now on, milk prices will change according to their quality. Accordingly, A quality milk price is 2 lira 90 kuruş; The price of B quality …

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A BITTER TOAST AT PRESS FREEDOM DAY!

Statement by the IFAJ Press Freedom committee… Yes, we should be enthusiastic about celebrating the International Press Freedom Day on May the third. Unfortunately, there is a risk that the toast we raise this year is a bitter one, and there are several reasons to believe that the situation is …

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