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MARCH 21, INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS…

Forests are part of your life in more ways than you realize… When we drink a glass of water, write in a notebook, take medicine for a fever or build a house, we do not always make the connection with forests. And yet, these and many other aspects of our …

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“SURUÇ TO SMELL LAVENDER PROJECT”

With lavenders planted on the Treasury lands by the Suruç (a district of Şanlıurfa province) Municipality appointed by the Ministry of Interior, both employment and income will be provided to those in need in the district. According to the statement made by the District Municipality, the first step has been …

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“AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN PROVIDES SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENTS IN RURAL AMERICA”

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Congressional Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act… WASHINGTON, March 10, 2021 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the following statement today on passage of the American Rescue Plan Act by the U.S. Congress. The bill now goes to President Biden for his signature. …

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BUILDING AFRICAN ECONOMIES BACK, BETTER AND STRONGER THAN BEFORE…

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world economic order as we know it and may be the gravest challenge that Africa’s leaders have faced since independence. Africa, like other regions, is reeling from the pandemic’s economic and social consequences. The global economic downturn is undercutting every sector of Africa’s economy. …

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THE FUTURE OF INDIAN AGRICULTURE!

Agriculture in India is livelihood for a majority of the population and can never be underestimated. Although its contribution in the gross domestic product (GDP) has reduced to less than 20 per cent and contribution of other sectors increased at a faster rate, agricultural production has grown. This has made …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY; CIRCULAR ECONOMY COMPATIBLE WITH COOPERATIVISM

I think we are a society that loves to use definitions of fashion. You ask why? Let me give an example immediately. A few years ago, we started to use “4.0” in every field right after the concept of “Industry 4.0”, which is also a trend in the world. 4.0 …

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HIGHEST APPROPRIATION FUND TO BE ALLOCATED TO IRRIGATION PROJECTS IN 2021…

In agricultural sector investments, this year, the highest appropriation fund has been allocated to irrigation area with 8.5 billion TL, followed by vegetable production with 2 billion TL. In the 2021 Investment Programme, 11 billion 983 million 15 thousand TL was allocated to the agricultural sector investments. The amount in …

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Every year, on the 2nd of February, we celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) to raise global awareness about the high importance of wetlands for people and our planet. WWD is also an occasion to commemorate the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971. “Wetlands …

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CO-OP UK; TRUST IN CO-OPS IS HIGH!

New survey data released this month reveals that trust in co‑operative businesses is high. Nearly two thirds of consumers (59%) say they trust co‑ops, compared to just 35% for PLCs.[1] This could translate into sales at a time when major high street giants are folding, as nearly half of UK shoppers (49%) say …

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ORGANIC AGRICULTURE HAS INCREASED BY 46 PERCENT AMONG EU COUNTRIES…

While organic agriculture has become very popular in recent years, it has been ascertained that organic agriculture has increased by 46 percent since 2012 among European countries. According to the information obtained by the media monitoring agency, Ajans Press, from Eurostat data, organic agriculture statistics in EU countries have been …

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