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DR. MELTEM ONAY WRITES; SILENT HEROES OF AGRICULTURE

Do women contribute to the global economy? How is the perception of women in agriculture? These two important questions have always been on my mind for the last two years. Not only what I see, but every article I read attracts me to focus on the subject from a different …

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“TO GENERALIZE THE SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION IN COTTON IS INEVITABLE”

Today, there is no area left where we do not feel the impact of transition to sustainable production models. Another part of the issue is that change is due to necessity. It is now clear to everyone that the global economy cannot survive with the increasingly uncontrolled consumption model in …

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DR. YAVUZ TEKELİOĞLU WRITES; “COVID 19 AND LOCALIZED FOOD SYSTEMS”

Covid 19, the biggest global crisis faced since the world war II, beyond being a health crisis, is a socioeconomic crisis that has never been experienced before. Almost in every country, it creates devastating socioeconomic and political wounds that will take a long time to recover. There are heavy work …

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A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ON AGRICULTURE: URBAN AGRICULTURE

When I started researching what is happening in the world for the sustainability of agriculture and its spread to very large masses, I came across a new concept: “Urban Agriculture”. While thinking about what is urban agriculture, where are its application areas, can there be an alternative solution for the …

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INTRODUCTION TO AGROFORESTRY…

It is an agricultural system used for centuries by local farmers in many regions of the world, especially in the tropics. The main element is trees, which are based on tree-crop, tree-crop-native animal associations in agricultural land, and success is achieved through the balance of interactions between these elements. Therefore, …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY WRITES; DIGITALIZATION OF SMALL FAMILY FARMS

On the one hand, hunger, nutritional deficiencies and future anxiety in food security, on the other hand, agriculture comes to the fore again in a period of waste and future anxiety is discussed.An increasingly healthy and balanced diet anxiety in the world brings with it the search for a faster …

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“TURKISH SEED COMPANIES CAN TURN NEIGHBOURS’ LIMITED R&D INVESTMENTS INTO OPPORTUNITIES”

Every country has to increase its yield per unit area due to its increasing population, increasing annual calorie requirement per capita, shrinking planting areas and global warming. Factors such as seed, fertilizer, water and agrochemicals are critical in increasing yield in crop production. Of these, seed comes first in terms …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY WRITES; A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO AGRICULTURE

The Coronavirus epidemic reminded us once again that the health of all living things is interconnected and integrated. Covid 19, which was initially seen as a global health problem, will now be discussed more with its economic, social and political dimensions. Because we will see the effects of the epidemic …

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BERRAK BİRGİLİ WRITES; A CARBON SINK…

A CARBON SINK SUMMARY Adopting production systems that will increase the amount and rate of increase of CO2 sinks, which are brought to the agenda by global warming and climate change, has become an issue of interest to all sectors in the world. The Kyoto Protocol and all other official …

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“PRESERVE YOUR FOOD, PROTECT YOUR TABLE”

Whether primitive or modern, food producers have always held the power in the world. The nutrition of soldiers and poor people were the primary responsibility of states until the formation of modern societies. Along with the Industrial Revolution and the capitalist economic system, states formed policies on job and employment …

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