International Year of Pulses

The Turkish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Mehdi Eker attended the first IYOP Event to be hosted by the Turkish Ministry on January 30th. The minister highlighted the importance of pulses, and announced the preparation of an action plan for IYOP 2016. Hakan Bahceci was among the speakers at this event, who spoke to the importance of this opportunity to the sector and increased support for farmers to produce pulses.