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“HUNGER INCREASES ACROSS THE WORLD SINCE 2014”

October 15, 2020, Ankara Press release… Dr. Ayşegül Selışık, FAO Deputy Representative in Turkey, participated in the programme Gün Ortası, broadcast in KRT and presented by Tülin Daloğlu. In the broadcast held within the scope of World Food Day, the strong connection between food and peace was underscored, referring to …

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“PEACE AND FOOD STAND SIDE BY SIDE AS NOBEL PRIZE SHOWS”

Press release… Dr. Ayşegül Selışık: The Nobel Peace Prize shows that peace and food stand side by side Reminding that World Food Day is celebrated with the theme of “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our actions are our future.”, Dr. Ayşegül Selışık said that supporting food security provision means supporting peace …

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“WE KICKED OFF A REGIONAL INITIATIVE TO REDUCE FOOD LOSS AND WASTE IN TURKEY”

Press release… 08 October 2020, Ankara, Turkey – The topic of food loss and waste has received broad coverage in recent years, but the subject is now reaching an even wider audience due to the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has resulted in a significant increase in food loss and waste, with high …

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FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF AWARENESS OF FOOD LOSS AND WASTE!

First International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste observed on 29 September 2020… 29 September 2020, Rome/Nairobi/New York – At the global event marking today the first International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and their partners urged …

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FAO: GLOBAL TRADE IN AGRI-FOOD PRODUCTS MORE THAN DOUBLES IN LAST TWO DECADES

Press release… 23 September 2020, Rome – Global agri-food trade has more than doubled since 1995, amounting to $1.5 trillion in 2018, with emerging and developing countries’ exports on the rise and accounting for over one-third of the world’s total, according to a new report issued today by the Food and …

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DR. AYŞEGÜL SELIŞIK: AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION SHOULD INCREASE BECAUSE OF RISING POPULATION

Press release… Selışık: The need for agricultural production will increase due to population growth Dr. Ayşegül Selışık, FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United nations) Deputy Representative of Turkey, emphasized that the need for agricultural production will increase in the coming years and for this, more efficient production techniques …

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“FAO SUPPORTS TURKISH FARMERS TO ADAPT CLIMATE CHANGE IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION”

As climate change takes a toll on agriculture and brings unsustainable agricultural practices into the spotlight, Turkish farmers are looking to make a change. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has stepped in to help them in these turbulent times. Sheikh Ahaduzzaman, the FAO program officer …

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“FAO ATTACHES GREAT IMPORTANCE TO SMALL FAMILY FARMING IN TURKEY”

Press release… September 3, 2020 Ankara – Turkey’s Deputy Representative of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), Dr. Ayşegül Selışık and FAO Food Safety Expert Keigo Obara were the guests of ‘Gündem Tarım’ programme broadcasted on Channel 5 on August 31st. While evaluating the latest developments in …

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WORLD FOOD DAY POSTER CONTEST BY FAO…

Press release… Calling out to all children and teens around the world! If you’re between ages 5 to 19, we want you to use your imagination and create a poster of your favourite food hero at work. The world is full of food heroes – from farmers to drivers, shop assistants, …

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“COVID-19 POSES A THREAT TO FOOD SECURITY”

Central Asia and Sub-Regional Coordinator Viorel Gutu, FAO Representative in Turkey, said that Covid-19 poses a threat to food security. UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Representative in Turkey, Central Asia and Sub-Regional Coordinator Viorel Gutu said, “We have to take strict measures on a global scale related to food …

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