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Turkey's CUKOBIRLIK signs cooperative agreement for cotton
Nov '13
courtesy: CUKOBIRLIK
courtesy: CUKOBIRLIK
The Turkish region Cukurova’s Cotton Agricultural Sales Cooperatives Union (CUKOBIRLIK) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Taris region’s Cotton Agricultural Sales Cooperatives Union (TARIS) and the Antalya region Cotton Agricultural Sales Cooperatives Union (ANTBIRLIK) for collaborating hereinafter in the regions’ cotton purchasing policies in order to increase production of the crop.
According to a statement issued by CUKOBIRLIK, the agreement between the three cotton entities was signed during a meeting held at the General Directorate of CUKOBIRLIK in Cukurova.
At the CUKOBIRLIK meeting, all the three cotton agencies discussed the causes of decline in the country’s cotton production and the rise in cotton imports. The objective of the meeting was to derive at an alternative solution to curb the reduction in domestic cotton production and increase cultivation of the crop in the regions, in addition to forming cotton purchasing policies.
Segkin Sacar, the chairman of the CUKOBIRLIK board who hosted the meeting, said the cooperation agreement is a blessing for the three cotton entities, and would help in the marketing, distribution of fertilizers and pesticides, purchase of agricultural inputs and more, for the cultivation of the crop in the regions.
Seckin Cenkis, head of the General Directorate of the Ministry of Commerce in Turkey, said cotton is a strategic product for the country and the cotton unions in Turkey have a significant role in the production of cotton.
The agreement signed by the three cotton unions would further help in enhancing cotton production in the country, through implementation of training facilities for cotton growers, marketing of the crop, providing the cotton farmers in the regions with agricultural facilities and more, he added.
The cooperation agreement was signed between the chairmen of the three cotton entities in order to ensure strategic cotton cultivation in the three regions, with the execution of new production inputs, training, and personnel policies, amongst cotton growers in the regions.

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