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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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FISHcap PROJECT PLACES UZBEKISTAN’S FISHERY AND AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT…

Press release… Conducted in English, Russian and Turkish, the webinar gave participants from across the sector an opportunity to learn about Uzbekistan’s fishery and aquaculture potential and to exchange regional perspectives on the FISHCap project. 27 May 2021, Tashkent  – The FISHCap country webinar series continued this week with an …

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“INCREASING WATER SCARCITY IS THREATENING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION”

Water is at the core of our existence. From an agriculture perspective, water is the essence of the food we grow. The world’s food systems depend on the planet’s water systems. Many global challenges, however, are threatening the sustainability of our water resources leading to water stress and scarcity and therefore impeding our efforts to …

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THE FAO SUBREGIONAL OFFICE FOR CENTRAL ASIA ORGANISES A COORDINATION MEETING…

Press release… FAO-Turkey Partnership Programme (FTPP) on Food and Agriculture brings together representatives from the FAO Subregional Office, FAO Country Offices and government for coordination meeting…FTPP is more than the financial support it provides. It is about sharing experiences and expertise, and creating regional momentum with a view to ensuring …

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FAO DISCUSSES; AGRICULTURE AND INNOVATION

Press release… In the first of the “FAO Discusses” events, where FAO will discuss the future and problems of the sector with important names from the food and agriculture sector, “innovation” was the agenda. The participants underlined that the future in the agriculture and food industry is in innovation and …

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FAO TURKEY ORGANIZES PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING FOR THE SYRIAN RESPONSE PROJECT…

Press release… FAO Turkey organized the second Project Steering Committee Meeting for the Syrian Response project. The meeting discussed ISKUR Service Points to increase employment among beneficiaries… 25 January 2021; Ankara, Turkey – Despite ongoing difficulties linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, FAO Turkey is working closely with its counterparts in the Turkish …

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FAO AND SABRİ ÜLKER FOUNDATION TO HELP CHILDREN TO CUT FOOD WASTE AT HOME…

Press release… FAO collaborates with Sabri Ülker Foundation on educating children in pre-school and primary schools on reducing food waste at home. 18 January 2021, Ankara, Turkey – The majority of food waste still occurs at the household level, making it imperative for the consumer households to be informed and change their behavior. To …

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