FAO and Türkiye Partnership

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04/11/2022 With 18% of total degraded land, Mauritania is the Sahelian country with the second highest rate of land degradation. The country is especially affected by the encroachment of moving sand, with severe impacts on people and the environment. At the same time, it also has a very high restoration potential: 19.1 million hectares of land, which corresponds to almost 20%...

25/10/2022 Bishkek – The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2022 the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (IYAFA 2022). FAO is the lead agency for celebrating the year in collaboration with other relevant organizations and bodies of the United Nations system.

21/10/2022 Ankara – As external shocks such as the climate crisis increase pressure on the agri-food system and reduce the resilience of natural resources, the role of forests is becoming more critical than ever. 

27/09/2022 Ankara – In support of the national “Save Your Food” campaign against food loss and waste in Türkiye, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Türkiye, with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ankara, are jointly organizing the exhibition “Grown for a Bin” by...

16/09/2022 Ashgabat, Turkmenistan –Wheat is the world’s most widely grown crop and a significant source of food and livelihoods for over 1 billion people in many developing countries. As concerns about global food security rise, prevention and management of wheat rust diseases is becoming more important than ever. Rust diseases are the biggest threat to wheat, and the Central Asia and...

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