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SPACE 2021: A GREAT EDITION FOR STARTING AND MEETING AGAIN!

Press release… The 35th edition of SPACE, inaugurating its new format, was held from 14 to 16 September, in person, at the Parc-Expo in Rennes, and continued on 17 September in a digital version. After two years without a physical edition due to the health crisis, this edition was a …

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“WE WILL CATCH 100 MILLION DOLLARS IN TOMATO AND PEPPER EXPORTS TO RUSSIA”

Press release… The export ban imposed in December 2020 due to tomato brown fruit wrinkle virus, tomato spotted wilt virus and pepino mosaic virus in the export of fresh tomatoes and peppers from Antalya and İzmir provinces to Russia has been lifted. The sector also wants the quota on tomato …

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YASİN OTUZOĞLU: EXPORT OF TURKISH ORNAMENTAL PLANTS WILL BOOST AT LEAST 3 TIMES IN 5 YEARS

Turkey, which has become a more exporting country by decreasing its imports with the increasing quality production in the field of outdoor ornamental plants in recent years, aims to boost its foreign sales at least 2-3 times in 5 years with new markets. Yasin Otuzoğlu Yasin Otuzoğlu, Chairperson of the …

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NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL ELECTED…

Press release… The 12th Financial and 13th Elective Ordinary General Assembly Meetings of the National Cotton Council (UPK) were held together on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, hosted by the Izmir Commodity Exchange. At the meeting held with the participation of member organizations and representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and …

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“TURKEY SHOULD UPDATE ITS CARBON-NEUTRAL ECONOMY TRANSITION TARGETS”

Press release… Aiming to reach a carbon-neutral economy by 2050, the energy sector is one of the industries in which the European Union (EU) carries out various studies. Jak Eskinazi said, “If we want to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we need to reduce greenhouse gas oscillations in the energy sector …

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TURKEY ELIMINATES TARIFFS ON SOME PULSES AND GRAINS…

Turkey announced the elimination of tariffs on some pulses and grains. According to a PresidentialDecree published in the Official Gazette on September 8, 2021, the import tariffs on chickpeas, lentils,and wheat, rye, barley, oats, and sorghum (only seed for sewing) are reduced to zero until December 31,2021. Barley, Oat, Rye, …

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LAND GRABBERS EXPLOIT DRIED LAKES!

Racketeers are exploiting legal loopholes to grab lands on lakes and around dams that are drying due to drought and leasing them out for commercial agricultural activities, daily Milliyet has reported. Those lands, which emerge when water levels in lakes or dams recede, are very fertile but they normally belong …

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DR. DOĞANAY TOLUNAY: BURNT TREES CAN BE SOLD FOR FIGHTING AGAINST FUTURE FOREST FIRES

A Turkish expert has advised authorities to sell all the trees burned in last month’s wildfires that devastated forests in 53 provinces out of all 81 late July and use the money collected in the fight against future forest fires. According to data from the General Directorate of Forestry, some …

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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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