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“WE HAVE 5.3 BILLION DOLLARS FOREIGN TRADE SURPLUS”

Stating that the agricultural output has increased by 47 percent in the last 2 years and reached 277.5 billion liras, Pakdemirli said, “With the opportunities provided by the Presidential Government System, it has shown a significant growth of 6.2 percent in the third quarter of 2020 and 5.3 percent in …

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“WE HAVE IMPLEMENTED 101 MEASURES SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE PANDEMIC”

Bekir Pakdemirli, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, participated in the Pandemic and Economy Forum organized online by Manisa Celal Bayar University. In his speech, Minister Pakdemirli stated that the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic negatively affected all economies globally this year. Indicated that the agriculture and food sector is …

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TURKEY TO BUILD 150 UNDERGROUND DAMS TO FIGHT DROUGHT…

Turkey is planning to build up to 150 underground dams as part of the government’s Drought Action Plan, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli has said. The ministry has devised an action plan to overcome the impact of global warming. “Water is like a precious material, and Turkey may risk becoming one of the countries …

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TURKISH FARMERS PAID 1.5 BILLION DOLLARS UNDER THE IPARD PROGRAMME…

Turkish farmers have been paid a total of 1.25 billion euros ($1.5) billion in assistance over the last eight years as part of a project in cooperation with the European Union, Agriculture Minister Bekir Pakdemirli has said. As part of the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance Rural Development (IPARD) Programme, 14,476 agricultural projects have been …

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“ABOUT 15 MILLION AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE ARRANGED SINCE 2006”

While the Goverment continued its works in many headings from income insurance to land banking in agriculture, agricultural assets worth 281.1 billion liras have been insured so far. Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli stated that 14 million 440 thousand agricultural insurance has been arranged since 2006. Pointing out …

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TURKEY’S AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS REACH 18 BILLION DOLLARS…

Turkey’s agriculture-based exports have increased by 6.3% year-on-year in the first nine months of 2020, a senior official said Tuesday. “We have seen the advantages of the strong infrastructure we created in agriculture during the pandemic period,” said Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli in a written statement. Citing the …

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PAKDEMİRLİ: WE CONTINUE TO SUPPORT OUR FISHERMEN

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli stated that they will continue their payments to support fishing vessels smaller than 10 metres this year and that they paid 28.2 million liras to small-scale boat owners in 3 years. In his written statement, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli reminded …

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FARMERS TO BE PAID 23 BILLION LIRAS IN 2023…

Bekir Pakdemirli, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, announced that they will make support payments of 23 billion liras to farmers in 2021. Minister Pakdemirli, who made a presentation on the budget of his ministry at the Parliament’s Plan and Budget Committee, said, “We did not experience any problems with food …

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“WE CLOSELY FOLLOW 50 PRODUCTS”

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli stated that they work in a regulatory manner in all of the very important products and that both support and intervention purchases are made. Pakdemirli said, “So we follow up to 50 products very closely. If the prices increase in the period when …

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TURKEY WASTES ONE FIFTH OF ITS FOOD PRODUCTION!

Turkey wastes 19 million tons of food, which is one-fifth of the country’s food production, annually, the forestry and agriculture minister said on Oct. 16.  Bekir Pakdemirli “If we can prevent the food waste by only 2% in our country, we can meet the one-year living expenses of approximately 360,000 families,” Bekir Pakdemirli said …

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