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An Analysis of Organic Agriculture in Turkey: The Current Situation and Basic Constraints

Özbilge, Zeynep (2007) An Analysis of Organic Agriculture in Turkey: The Current Situation and Basic Constraints. Journal of Central European Agriculture, Volume 8 (2007) (Number 2), pp. 213-222.

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Summary

This article gives information about the current situation of Turkish organic agriculture, especially by comparing the official recognition for organic farming in the European Union with that of Turkey and summarizes the existing constraints. The analysis indicates that the further development of Turkish organic agriculture depends upon the development of the domestic organic market and Turkey has to fulfil a number of conditions to provide it. It is needed that the Turkish state both encourages organic production for the domestic market and supports organic agriculture by all means.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:Turkey, organic agriculture, domestic organic market, EU
Subjects:"Organics" in general > Country reports
"Organics" in general
Food systems
Food systems > Markets and trade
Research affiliation: Turkey
Deposited By: Özbilge, Zeynep
ID Code:13235
Deposited On:10 Apr 2008
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:36
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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