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“WATER USE BEING STREAMLINED TO REDUCE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND DROUGHT”

Water use being streamlined to reduce negative effects of climate change, drought, says forestry, agriculture minister… Turkey is aiming to modernize its irrigation systems and agriculture in line with the country’s water policy, said the country’s forestry and agriculture minister on Tuesday. Bekir Pakdemirli Water use in agriculture is being …

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PAKDEMİRLİ: WE HAVE A GLOBAL ADVANTAGE IN THE MARKET OF FENUGREEK

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli stated that the “Fenugreek Feasibility Report and Investor Guide” has been prepared by the General Directorate of Plant Production. Pakdemirli said, “Considering the production and export potential of fenugreek, it is possible for Turkey to have a global advantage in the market of …

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NATIONAL PARKS TO BE OPENED TO BEEKEEPERS FOR PINE HONEY!

Good news from Minister Pakdemirli: National Parks will be opened to beekeepers for Pine Honey Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli, who stated that the damage assessments of 7 thousand 735 farmers in 9 provinces, 26 districts and 180 villages have been completed, said, “53 thousand 735 decares of …

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PAKDEMİRLİ: NO FIRES THREATENING SETTLEMENTS IN TURKEY

There are currently no fires that threaten any settlements in Turkey, the country’s agriculture and forestry minister said on Aug. 8.  Speaking to reporters in the southwestern Muğla province, Bekir Pakdemirli said: “The overall situation regarding all forest fires in Muğla is getting better.” Bekir Pakdemirli He said 16 forest fires broke out …

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TURKEY UNITES IN FIGHT AGAINST MULTIPLE FOREST FIRES!

Turkey has mobilized and united in efforts to fight against wildfires that have wreaked havoc on swathes of the country’s south and Aegean region, as the Agriculture and Forestry Ministry said 107 of 112 fires have been brought under control as of early Aug. 1. People across the country are sending …

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TURKISH AGRICULTURAL SECTOR POSTS 7.5 RISE IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2021…

Agricultural output in Turkey posts 7.5% rise in 1st quarter of 2021, says senior official… Turkey’s agriculture sector registered a 7.5% year-on-year growth in the first quarter of 2021 for the tenth quarter in a row, the country’s agriculture and forestry minister said Monday. If our agricultural growth rate continues …

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“MINIMAL REDUCTION IN FOOD WASTE CAN SAVE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS”

Ankara… Food banking will be one of the most effective weapons in preventing food waste in Turkey, the country’s forestry and agriculture minister said on Tuesday. “It is our duty to identify deficiencies and improve the food banking system. The responsibility of the municipalities is to encourage the use of …

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SAVE YOUR FOOD CAMPAIGN CALLS FOR STRONGER PARTNERSHIP AMONG MUNICIPALITIES ON FOOD BANKING…

News release… As part of the SAVE YOUR FOOD campaign, the workshop will present recommendations to policy-makers to encourage and facilitate food recovery and redistribution. 20 April 2021, Ankara, Turkey– A workshop held today is promoting food-banking activities and supporting the work of existing food banks operated by municipalities to reduce food …

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TURKEY RANKS FOURTH GLOBALLY IN FRUIT PRODUCTION, FIFTH IN VEGETABLE PRODUCTION!

A person consumed 173 kilograms of fruits and 269 kilograms of vegetables on average in Turkey in 2020, Turkey’s Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli has said. Some 14.5 million tons of fruit and some 22.5 million tons of vegetables were consumed overall across the country, Pakdemirli said. “Comparing the numbers with the 83 …

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“BEET HAS BECOME THE MOST PRODUCED VEGETABLE CROP IN TURKEY”

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli said that sugar beet production reached 23 million tonnes in 2020/2021 marketing year and beet was the most produced vegetable crop. Pakdemirli said, “Approximately 3.1 million tonnes of sugar was produced in the 2020/2021 marketing year, thus breaking an all-time record in beet …

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