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FAO AND THE ANTALYA AGRICULTURE COUNCIL DISCUSSED THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES…

Press release… FAO and the Antalya Agriculture Council place the 2021 International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV) under the spotlight… The event emphasized the importance of the fruit and vegetable sector for human health and rural economies… 14 December 2021, Virtual event  – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United …

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FAO-TURKEY MEETING ASSESSES PERFORMANCE DURING THE PANDEMIC AND KEY ISSUES FOR 2022…

Press release… FAO Central Asia Subregional Coordinator Viorel Gutu stressed the importance of transformation in food systems, and underscored the problems posed by COVID-19 and the climate crisis… 16 November 2021, Mersin – An annual meeting of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), held in Mersin, Turkey, discussed …

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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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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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IMPROVING FOOD LITERACY IN TURKEY!

Press release… Stakeholders underlined the importance of a holistic approach and collaboration between sectors to improve food literacy in Turkey…. 13 October 2021, Ankara  – A Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Meeting focused on food and nutrition literacy in Turkey was organized on 6 and 8 October to discuss the current status of the Technical Cooperation …

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FAO PROVIDES FARMING INPUTS TO FARMER FIELD SCHOOL BENEFICIARIES IN HATAY PROVINCE…

Press release… 18 August 2021, Hatay – A new batch of farming input packages were distributed to 75 Syrian and Turkish Farmer Field Schools (FFS) beneficiaries today in the Hatay Yayladağı district. This activity is funded by the European Union under the FAO project “Building Resilience of Syrians under Temporary Protection and Host Communities …

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DR. AYŞEGÜL SELIŞIK: SMALL BUSINESSES PRODUCE 80 PERCENT OF FOOD GLOBALLY

Experts, who came together with the ‘2021 International Year of Fruits and Vegetables’ First Half Evaluation Meeting, said that nearly 50 percent of fruits and vegetables in developed countries are lost during the harvest and consumption process. Organized in cooperation with Antalya Commodity Exchange (ATB), Antalya Agriculture Council (ATAK), Antalya …

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FAO SUPPORTS A WOMAN COLLECTIVE IN GİRESUN!

A woman collective in the eastern Black Sea province of Giresun has taken support from the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to produce hazelnut products, jam and cornflour using heirloom seeds. The cooperative initiative founded by eight cousins is named Ortakbahçe, which means common orchard in Turkish. “It is very valuable for us to take part …

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SOLIDARITY MEETING OF WOMEN COOP IN BURSA!

Press release… Celebrating the achievements of women working together to establish and run a cooperative business in Bursa… 22 June 2021, Bursa– Today marks the official inauguration of the Orhanili women’s cooperative in Bursa province. The event celebrates the successful collaboration of 20 Syrian and Turkish women entrepreneurs who established …

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HIGH RATES OF MALNUTRITION CAN CUT GLOBAL GDP BY UP TO 5 PERCENT!

Senior FAO official in Turkey says number of people affected by hunger could surpass 840M by 2030… ANKARA… High rates of malnutrition can lead to a loss in gross domestic product (GDP) of as much as 4%-5%, according to an assistant representative in Turkey for the United Nations Food and …

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