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OCTOBER 15, INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN!

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Rural Women celebrates and honors the role of rural women on October 15 each year. It recognizes rural women’s importance in enhancing agricultural and rural development worldwide. What Do People Do? Many people, government agencies, community groups and non-government associations celebrate the International …

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AGRICULTURAL LANDS TO BE LEASED TO LANDLESS FARMERS IN 6 PILOT PROVINCES!

The project of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization to lease up to 60 decares of treasury lands for 10 years for farmers who are landless or do not have enough land, will be implemented in 6 pilot provinces at the first stage. A total of 41.5 million square metres …

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MARMARİS AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATIVE (MARKOOP) ESTABLISHED…

Marmaris (a district of Muğla province) Agricultural Development Cooperative (MARKO) was established with the contributions of Marmaris Municipality. Through the cooperative, both agricultural production will be promoted and products unique to Marmaris will be introduced to the world. An important step has been taken for agricultural development in Marmaris, whose …

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AGRICULTURAL LANDS OF THE TREASURY TO BE ALLOCATED TO LANDLESS FARMERS…

Agricultural lands owned by the treasury will be allocated to farmers without land or without sufficient land for 10 years. The first year rental value of the lands will be 1.5 percent of the current value. The Ministry of Environment and Urbanization published the National Real Estate Communiqué on the …

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“FAO SUPPORTS TURKISH FARMERS TO ADAPT CLIMATE CHANGE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION”

As climate change takes a toll on agriculture and brings unsustainable agricultural practices into the spotlight, Turkish farmers are looking to make a change. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has stepped in to help them in these turbulent times. Sheikh Ahaduzzaman, the FAO program officer …

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“MILK LAMB PROJECT GROWS ACROSS İZMİR REGION”

Press release… Milk Lamb meets Bergama, Kınık and Dikili districts… Milk Lamb Project, while expanding the distribution area in the İzmir Metropolitan Municipality, continues to be a lifeline for the producer by increasing the number of cooperatives from which milk is purchased. The growth of the project, where 8 litres …

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“FAO ATTACHES GREAT IMPORTANCE TO SMALL FAMILY FARMING IN TURKEY”

Press release… September 3, 2020 Ankara – Turkey’s Deputy Representative of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Dr. Ayşegül Selışık and FAO Food Safety Expert Keigo Obara were the guests of ‘Gündem Tarım’ programme broadcasted on Channel 5 on August 31st. While evaluating the latest developments in …

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GRANT SUPPORTS TO RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS…

In accordance with the President’s Decision published in the Official Gazette, grant support will be provided to agricultural and rural economic infrastructure investments for rural development in the period of 2021-2025. Decision on Supporting Agricultural Based Economic Investments and Rural Economic Infrastructure Investments within the Scope of Rural Development Supports …

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