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Ministry’s “Climate Resilient Forestry Project” unveiled…

The Agriculture and Forestry Ministry has announced an extensive project aimed at protecting forests from the destructive effects of the climate crisis and global warming. Speaking at the launch of the “Climate Resilient Forestry Project” on May 30, Minister İbrahim Yumaklı stated that the initiative will span five years and also support forestry activities …

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What is heatflation? How does it affect the food industry?

Everyone is familiar with the word inflation. Shrinkflation (companies reducing the quantity of certain products) is also a term we have heard frequently recently. But have you heard of Heatflation? What is heat inflation? Climate change and the resulting hot weather and extreme climatic events directly affect agricultural activities. As …

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2023 by far the hottest year ever recorded!

Report by World Meteorological Organization says there was also unprecedented ocean warmth, glacier retreat and Antarctic sea ice loss… GENEVA The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Tuesday that 2023 was by far the hottest year ever recorded, with record surges in extreme climate events, including ocean warming. “Climate …

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FAO assesses that 45 countries are in need of external assistance for food!

COUNTRIES REQUIRING EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE FOR FOOD… FAO assesses that 45 countries, including 33 in Africa, nine in Asia, two in Latin America and the Caribbean, and one in Europe, are in need of external assistance for food. Conflicts in Near East Asia and in West and East Africa are driving alarmingly …

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Food of the Future!

In 2020, it was estimated the world’s food system contributed 37 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions. By 2050 that figure is due to increase by another 30-40 percent. Today, 75 percent of the global diet is based on just 12 plants, and 5 animal species, and 2 billion people …

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Transboundary Water Allocation Agreements need to be adoptable to climate change…

To respond to changing conditions, including but not limited to climate variability and change, transboundary water allocation agreements and other arrangements should be adaptable. New transboundary water allocation agreements and other arrangements need to be designed tobe adaptable in the medium and long-terms to changing hydrological, climatic and other related …

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CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTING SAFE TRADE IN FOOD!

Climate change is already affecting food safety, and animal and plant health, warns a briefing note from the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF), a global multi-stakeholder partnership which is housed at the WTO and that seeks to facilitate safe and inclusive trade. Policies in these areas – known as sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) …

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DR. IBRAHIM ORTAS: NO CONCRETE PROGRESS IN CLIMATE CHANGE MEETINGS!

Any Concrete Progress in Climate Change Meetings? Disappointment Again! The impact of global climate change, which has been increasing since the industrial revolution of our world, mostly due to the use of energy-based fossil fuels by human beings, has been felt more in the last 60 years. Since 1988, Rio …

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METHANE REDUCTION FOR CLIMATE AND DEVELOPMENT…

Methane reduction in the energy sector is a fast, actionable, and affordable way to combat global warming and help save millions of lives. By incentivizing companies to capture and use currently wasted gas, countries can eliminate a threat to human health and food security, increase energy access and help generate …

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DR. LEVENT KURNAZ: CLIMATE CHANGE ADVERSELY AFFECTS HAZELNUT AGRICULTURE!

The global climate change in the Black Sea Region adversely affects hazelnut agriculture. Recently, the problem of hazelnut frostbite has emerged. Climate scientists state that hazelnut agriculture should be moved to higher elevations. Dr. Levent Kurnaz While it is stated that sudden changes in air temperatures caused by global climate …

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