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03/08/2021  Ankara, Turkey– Each year over 1.3 billion tonnes of food produced worldwide is lost or wasted. Furthermore, the volume of wasted food is increasing in line with the growing world population. According to the United Nations, the global population is expected to exceed 9.7 billion by 2050, with food demand expected to increase by up to 60 percent over...

02/07/2021  Ankara – Reducing food waste is one of the major global challenges of our time. In Turkey alone, 19 million tonnes of food is thrown out every year, a figure that rises to around 88 million tonnes for EU countries.

11 June 2021; Ankara - A virtual Regional Task Force Meeting was organized under the project “Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization – Regional Cooperation Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (BSEC-CSFS)” with the participation of high-level officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey, the Permanent International Secretariat of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC PERMIS)...

07/06/2021  Ankara – A regional virtual workshop marked the launch of an FAO project that aims to increase the effectiveness of small ruminant production and reduce greenhouse gas emission intensity. Funded by Turkey, the project is designed to increase knowledge on efficient small ruminant production systems in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

03/06/2021  Ankara – The Economic Cooperation Organization-Regional Coordination Centre (ECO-RCC) has created an ongoing series of webinars within the framework of sustainable food systems. The second webinar in the series entitled “Sustainable Food Systems: Concept and Practices in ECO Countries” took place on 1 June 2021. The webinar was organized within the scope of an FTPP II project that aims...

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