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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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TURKEY’S AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT REACHES 47.4 BILLION DOLLARS…

Agricultural output in Turkey reaches $47.4B in 2020, rising 20% from previous year, says senior official… Agriculture in Turkey registered 4.8% year-on-year growth in 2020 — the highest in the last three years, the country’s agriculture and forestry minister said Thursday. Bekir Pakdemirli The average growth rate of the agricultural …

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MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE TO PAY 24 B LIRAS FOR AGRICULTURAL SUPPORTS IN 2021…

“We will pay a total of 24 billion liras for agricultural support in 2021” Underlining that they will pay 24 billion TL in agricultural support this year, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli said, “Agricultural support has increased by 65 percent in the last 3 years. We will pay …

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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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