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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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FAO CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY IN TURKEY!

Press release… FAO celebrates Children’s Day in Turkey by releasing educational material to reduce food waste… The teaching manual aims to educate young consumers to reduce food waste at early age… 23 April 2021, Ankara, Turkey –   Consumer behaviour is still one of the underlying drivers of food waste globally, making it imperative to …

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NEW COLLABORATION FOR FOOD WASTE IN TURKEY…

04 Mar 2021 Ankara – Hotels, restaurants and food services have a vital role to play in reducing food loss and waste. These include reviewing how they source produce, create menus, and manage leftovers and plate waste. To ensure improvements in this area, FAO is bringing together public and private actors to …

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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 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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