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THREE CHALLENGES FOR ORGANIC MOVEMENT IN TURKEY…

“Three Challenges” for organic movement in Turkey.

Organic integrity…

There should be real/physical integrity in organic “from farm to fork” with whole stakeholders but not only on the paper. Of course, the most important key words are “transparency”, “traceability”, “trustworthy” among stakeholders in order to supply integrity in whole chain. It needs; system, trainee, quality and fair trade.

Consumer awareness for organic products

These Covid-19 days teached us that we can eat our computers, cars, yachts and towers. We need food but not cheap food qualified and healthy food. This can be quarantined by organic products. This fact should be used by governments. Relevant Ministries (MoFAL, MoH, MoE) should make public trainee with BB, TV, Media…

A national strategy & roadmap for the development of organic agriculture

“Official/institutional appropriation (MoFAL, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education)”

“Official support by government”

“Widespread production”

These three subjects should play important role in national strategy and roadmap of organic agriculture…

Atila Ertem,

Agricultural Engineer, M.Sc.

OTS Founding Partner

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