Turkish Ministry of Agriculture
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The Turkish Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for developing agriculture in Turkey and livestock, in addition to taking care of water resources.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey is also working to protect the forests in Turkey and exploit the natural resources found in the forests.
About the Turkish Ministry of Agriculture
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey is the ministry responsible for managing Turkey’s agricultural resources and encouraging and increasing agricultural investment in Turkey.
The Ministry of Agriculture was established in 1924, with the birth of the Turkish Republic, and has continued since then to provide services to develop agricultural in the country.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Turkey is also responsible for the development and exploitation of forest resources in Turkey, preservation and protection from fires and logging.
The logo of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry consists of 16 stars representing the number of Turkish empires throughout history, with three lines representing water, air and soil, which are the basic elements of agriculture and life. The red color also represents cultivated soil.
The budget of the Turkish Ministry of Agriculture, according to the general budget for 2021, is about 51 billion TL.
The Ministry of Agriculture in the provinces in Turkey is represented by the Agricultural Chambers “Ziraat odası” and the General Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry Tarım orman müdürlüğü.