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World Food Day Celebrated

World Food Day Celebrated
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  • On 27 Haziran 2016

World Food Day, has been celebrating on  16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. FAO has been stating a theme in every year, the theme was “Social Protection and Agriculture: Improving Rural Welfare” in this year.

Also, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, has organized an event as a part of World Food Day on 16th of October in 2015. Non-governmental organizations representatives in rural sector and farmers organizations have attented to event.

Dr. Hüseyin VELİOĞLU was attend to event  on behalf of Cattle Breeders’ Association of Turkey Streering Committee. Addressing Speech has maden by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Kubbettin ARZU, he indicated to 800 million people are under proverty line in the World and he said that “We can produce 2.5 times food more than required, on the other hand, there are 800 million people under proverty line and 10 million children have been passed away because of poor nutrition. Than we say there is an unequal food distribution in the World.” ARZU has indicated to; thanks to projects which is maden in order to make liveable of rural field, Turkey’s agricultural economy has been taken first place in Europe, seventh place in the World. ARZU also, specified that Turkey has been anwering the purposes of her own population 80 million people, besides 40 million tourists to coming Turkey in every year and 3 million Syrian’s demands.

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