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DR. MELTEM ONAY; WHAT DO FREE FARMERS DO?

There is a classic phrase: “Everything starts with a dream”. Two years ago, I had this sweet dream and said, “In order to be successful in agriculture in our country, I can go to parliament with a tractor if necessary, but with the farmers behind me”. Walking to parliament with …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY; CLIMATE CRISIS AND WOMEN

I do not know exactly whether the agenda is changing rapidly or my point of view is changing with each new information I learn. But there is only one thing I know of: I can easily change my “holistic perspective” with each passing day and adapt to evolution. Until about …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY; OUR FORGOTTEN CHILDREN

Sometimes it can be interesting to write the words that will be written as the last words at the beginning. Final words are written to convey a message, but sometimes to remind you why the topic is important. Therefore, this article will begin by taking many people into a dream …

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HAYRETTİN UÇAK; 2020, A BUMPER YEAR OF POMEGRANATE

Press release… The pomegranate fruit, the symbol of fertility, had a prosperous year in exports in 2020. Turkey’s pomegranate exports rose by 29 percent in 2020 and reached from 97 million 489 thousand dollars to 126 million and 54 thousand dollars. The export of pomegranate broke a historical record with …

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FAO TURKEY ORGANIZES PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING FOR THE SYRIAN RESPONSE PROJECT…

Press release… FAO Turkey organized the second Project Steering Committee Meeting for the Syrian Response project. The meeting discussed ISKUR Service Points to increase employment among beneficiaries… 25 January 2021; Ankara, Turkey – Despite ongoing difficulties linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, FAO Turkey is working closely with its counterparts in the Turkish …

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SUPPORT SMALLHOLDER FARMERS! STOP THE HUNGER!

Policymakers urgently need ideas on ways to end hunger. But a global review of the literature finds that most researchers have had the wrong priorities. How can research help to end hunger? One way to answer this question is to assess published research on hunger, and determine which interventions can …

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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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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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