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FIXING THE BUSINESS OF FOOD 2021…

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FAO-TURKEY INUGURATES THE FOURTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COOPERATIVE PROJECT…

17 September 2021, Ankara  – A stakeholders meeting was held yesterday to launch the fourth phase of the Project: “Promoting sustainable employment and income generation opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities”, funded by the Government of Japan. The objective of the meeting was to provide implementing partners with necessary guidelines …

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BEKİR KARACABEY: TURKISH LAUREL WAS REGISTERED AND RECEIVED GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION

Within the scope of the project carried out by the General Directorate of Forestry (OGM), Turkish Laurel was registered by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TÜRKPATENT) and was entitled to receive a geographical indication. In a written statement from OGM, it was emphasized that laurel creates an important employment …

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WOMEN’S COOPERATIVES WILL REACH THE CONSUMER THROUGH DIGITAL MARKETING…

Press release… 10 September 2021, VAN – Women Cooperatives Support Programme Planning Meeting took place in Van between 8-10 September within the scope of the project “Building Resilience of Syrians Under Temporary Protection and Host Communities in Turkey Through Supporting Socio-Economic Integration and Creating Livelihood Opportunities” implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization …

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GLORIA MOSITO: FIFTY PERCENT OF AGRICULTURAL ALLOCATION MUST GO TO WOMEN IN SA

Highlighting progress in implementing the (South African) Beneficiary Selection and Land Allocation Policy (BSLAP), Gloria Mosito from Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development said for the past financial year 2020/2021, the department in aligning itself to the Gender Response Planning Guidelines and the BSLAP, targeted to allocate 11, 987 hectares …

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FAO PROVIDES FARMING INPUTS TO FARMER FIELD SCHOOL BENEFICIARIES IN HATAY PROVINCE…

Press release… 18 August 2021, Hatay – A new batch of farming input packages were distributed to 75 Syrian and Turkish Farmer Field Schools (FFS) beneficiaries today in the Hatay Yayladağı district. This activity is funded by the European Union under the FAO project “Building Resilience of Syrians under Temporary Protection and Host Communities …

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PINAR DAIRY TO SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG FARMERS…

Press release… A protocol was signed between Pınar Süt (leading dairy company in Turkey) and İzmir Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry for the development of young farmers. Mustafa Özen, İdil Yiğitbaşı, Gürkan Hekimoğlu A new cooperation was signed with İzmir Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry under the direction …

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FARMER FIELD SCHOOL WORKSHOP HOSTS EU AMBASSADOR IN HATAY PROVINCE…

Press release… “Life is difficult but it is important to acknowledge that life itself is a risk and where there is no risk there is no learning and growth”. Female agricultural intermediary Münevver Ezelsoy meets with EU Ambassador Meyer-Landrut. 12 July 2021, Hatay – A one-day Farmer Field School (FFS) workshop …

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‘EZOGELİN INITIATIVE’ BUILT BY SEVEN WOMEN OPERATE A FREEZE-DRYING PLANT IN GAZİANTEP…

The wonderful, colorful bounty of fruit and vegetables of southeastern Turkey’s Gaziantep are being exported abroad with the technique of “freeze-drying” thanks to Turkish women’s efforts and funding provided by the Turkish government. The “Ezogelin Initiative,” has been built by seven women from the province’s Oğuzeli district who attended an …

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FAO’S SYRIAN REFUGEE RESILIENCE PLAN DISCUSSED IN ANKARA…

Press release… The meeting organized within the framework of FAO’s Syrian Refugee Resilience Plan (SRRP) discussed ways for partners to share know-how, experience and expertise to promote sustainable livelihoods. 6 July 2021, Ankara – The high-level meeting held in Ankara was organized by FAO Turkey and featured the participation of key …

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