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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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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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