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TURKEY ENDS THE YEAR BY PLANTING THE LAST OF THE 252 MILLION SAPLINGS…

The government made good on its promise during summer’s wildfires to plant three saplings in the name of every citizen in the 84 million nation, and on Thursday, the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry concluded the campaign by planting the last of the 252 million saplings… Turkey ended the year …

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PAKDEMİRLİ URGES AFRICAN UNION TO ACT COLLECTIVELY FOR FOOD SECURITY…

Partnership between Turkey, Africa based on mutual benefits, cooperation, says Bekir Pakdemirli… Turkey’s agriculture and forestry minister on Friday urged the African Union to act collectively for food security. “The African Union, which constitutes one-sixth of world population, must act collectively to be more resilient against the possible new threats,” …

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PAKDEMİRLİ: FOOD STOCKS ARE SUFFICIENT!

Minister Pakdemirli assured: “Food stocks are sufficient” Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli, who stated that some people tried to create an issue as if there was a supply problem related to sugar last week, said that there was excess supply in the sector. Pakdemirli said, “Turkey’s food stocks …

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PAKDEMİRLİ: GREEN ECONOMY IS NOW INEVITABLE

‘Agriculture, forest, water become more important than ever before’ Excessive demand, logistical, labor problems, high energy costs cause increases in food prices, says Bekir Pakdemirli… Agriculture, forest and water have become more important than ever, Turkey’s agriculture and forestry minister said Thursday. Bekir Pakdemirli “Creating a sustainable economy on the …

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“TURKEY IS SELF-SUFFICIENT IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD”

Stating that Turkey is a net exporter while being self-sufficient in agriculture, Minister Pakdemirli said that a record was broken with 337 billion TL in agricultural output. Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli announced that Turkey’s exports of agricultural and food products are increasing every year. Speaking at the …

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FAO REITERATES SUPPORT FOR THE ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION…

Press release… Vladimir Rakhmanin, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, represented FAO at the 8th Ministerial Conference on Food Security and Agricultural Development on 25–27 October 2021 in Istanbul. Vladimir Rakhmanin FAO has reiterated its support for the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in the area …

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PAKDEMİRLİ: THE STRUCTURAL CHANGE LIES IN CONTRACT FARMING

Stating that structural changes are needed to solve the hike in food prices, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli said, “Structurally, I see the most important change in contract production. In order for our farmers to be more comfortable, they need to start contracted production quickly over the years.” …

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TWO-DAY SUMMIT FOCUSES ON THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE…

Press release… Citing the global rise in hunger, malnourishment and food insecurity, Viorel Gutu underlines the need to transform current agrifood systems to build long-term resilience… Viorel Gutu 25 October 2021, Virtual event –  On the occasion of World Food Day 2021, FAO, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Sustainability Academy, …

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“THE PRESSURE ON THE WATER IS ESCALATING!”

The Final Declaration of the Water Council was held at Beştepe Congress and Culture Center in Ankara… Speaking at the event, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli said, “Water is more than two letters and two elements. Soil wants water, tree wants water, mankind wants water. Life emerged from …

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“TURKEY WILL PLAY A LEADING ROLE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE GREEN DEAL”

Turkey will assume a leading role in carrying out the Green Development Revolution, the country’s Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli said Tuesday. “In terms of developing sustainable agricultural practices and combating climate change, within the scope of the ‘Green Deal,’ we started our work on the food system,” he …

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