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FAO’S SYRIAN REFUGEE RESILIENCE PLAN DISCUSSED IN ANKARA…

Press release… The meeting organized within the framework of FAO’s Syrian Refugee Resilience Plan (SRRP) discussed ways for partners to share know-how, experience and expertise to promote sustainable livelihoods. 6 July 2021, Ankara – The high-level meeting held in Ankara was organized by FAO Turkey and featured the participation of key …

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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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FAO, MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND METRO JOIN FORCES TO TACKLE FOOD WASTE!

Press release… In Turkey, FAO, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and Metro Turkey have joined forces to tackle food waste in the food and hospitality sector… 2 July 2021, Ankara  – Reducing food waste is one of the major global challenges of our time. In Turkey alone, 19 million tonnes …

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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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SAVE YOUR FOOD CAMPAIGN CALLS FOR STRONGER PARTNERSHIP AMONG MUNICIPALITIES ON FOOD BANKING…

News release… As part of the SAVE YOUR FOOD campaign, the workshop will present recommendations to policy-makers to encourage and facilitate food recovery and redistribution. 20 April 2021, Ankara, Turkey– A workshop held today is promoting food-banking activities and supporting the work of existing food banks operated by municipalities to reduce food …

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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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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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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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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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“LOST FOOD CAUSES ALL THE RESOURCES USED GO TO WASTE AS WELL!”

Press release… “No action can be truly transformative and efficient if it fails to be collective.” FAO called for both public and private support to reinforce efforts to stem mounting food shortages. Speaking to the Anadolu Agency, Viorel Gutu, Subregional Coordinator for Central Asia and FAO Representative in Turkey, emphasized that no action …

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