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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX HITS A THREE-YEAR HIGH IN 2020…

Press release… » The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 107.5 points in December 2020, up 2.3 points (2.2 percent) from November, marking the seventh month of consecutive increase. Except for sugar, all sub-indices of the FFPI registered modest gains in December, with the sub-index of vegetable oil again rising the most, …

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A NEW STEP TOWARDS THE FINALIZATION OF THE COUNTRY PROGRAMMING FRAMEWORK FOR TURKEY…

Press release… Country Programming Framework will focus on green innovation, good nutrition, ecosystems based integrated natural resource management and livelihood and resilience support for persons under the Law on Foreigners and International Protection under FAO Turkey`s Syrian Refugee Resilience Plan (SRRP). 5 January 2021; Ankara – FAO Turkey Office is speeding up …

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FAO LAUNCHES THE UN’S INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 2021…

A means to improve nutrition and reduce food loss and waste, says Director-General… The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV) with an appeal to improve healthy and sustainable food production through innovation and …

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A NEW REGIONAL PROGRAMME FOR FOOD SECURITY FOR THE MEMBER COUNTRIES OF ECO TAKES SHAPE…

Press release… Ankara Turkey – The 1st Consultation Meeting on updating the Economic Cooperation Organization Regional Programme for Food Security (ECO-RPFS) was held on 9 December with the participation of the representatives of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), ECO-Regional Coordination Center for Food Security (ECO-RCC), representatives from the ECO member countries as well as …

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FISHCap PROJECT SIGNED BETWEEN TURKEY AND AZERBAIJAN IN BAKU…

Press release… December 9, 2020; Baku Azerbaijan has taken part officially in the project titled as “Capacity building for Management of Sustainable Fisheries and Seafood Products in Central Asia, Azerbaijan and Turkey (FISHCap), one of the projects implemented within the framework of FAO – Turkey Food and Agriculture Partnership Programme …

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VIOREL GUTU: PANDEMIC SHOWS THE IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION

Viorel Gutu, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) sub-regional coordinator for Central Asia and representative in Turkey, said Turkey is an extremely rich country in terms of the diversity of agricultural products. The country is also among the world’s largest producers and exporters of many products such as fruit …

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FAO TURKEY AT AN ONLINE INTERNATIONAL SEED FAIR…

Press release… FAO Turkey is showcasing FAO’s work on seed related sectors aiming to raise public awareness on the importance of seeds, genetic resources and plant health for sustainability and improvement of agricultural production… Ankara– FAO Turkey is contributing an international online seed fair which is being organized by the Turkish …

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SAVE FOOD: GLOBAL INITIATIVE ON FOOD LOSS AND WASTE REDUCTION

Press release… 11 November 2020, Budapest, Hungary – An FAO webinar, focusing on Europe and Central Asia, was held to exchange and promote new practices for facilitating vulnerable groups’ access to food and tackling food waste through the development and adoption of innovative solutions. A recording of the virtual event, …

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WHAT IS FOOD COALITION?

The Food Coalition is a multi-stakeholder, multi-sectoral alliance that will activate and mobilize support for unified global actions in response to COVID-19. The Food Coalition will support innovative COVID-19 initiatives, identified in the context of various synergistic lines of action, not only to ensure global food access, but also to increase …

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VIOREL GUTU: TURKEY RANKS 7TH GLOBALLY IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION

Turkey has been a member of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) since April 6 1948 and takes place in the list of stars in terms of agricultural production of the organization. FAO’s Sub-regional Coordinator for Central Asia and Turkey Representative Viorel Gutu said Turkey is in …

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