Year 2019, Volume 2 , Issue 2, Pages 69 - 73 2019-06-01

Sustainable Agriculture in Turkey: Potential, Obstacles and Recommendations

Arzu Seçer [1] , Mutlu Bulut [2] , Mustafa Boğa [3]


Natural resources are threatened to meet needing of increased population. Sustainable agricultural production practices are required to provide activities against global warming, energy use and water scarcity etc. This study is aim to put current situation and potential of Turkish Agriculture for sustainability, reveal obstacles and present recommendations. The information collected is presented by strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats (SWOT) analysis approach and some recommendations are made. In terms of sustainability Turkey has some strengths (wide agricultural and ecological zones, biological diversity, high numbers and quality research institutes, increased levels of education and awareness of producers) and opportunities (supports for organic agriculture and biological control, New trends towards consuming natural products etc.) for sustainable agriculture. At the same time, there are some weaknesses (low competitiveness, large numbers of small farmers and wide chemical input use) and threats (lack of knowledge about sustainability in the society, agricultural subsidies and inexpensive food demand etc.). Government supports, education and some additional projects can be useful to expand sustainable production systems
SWOT analysis, Sustainable agriculture, Turkey
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1347-4988
Author: Arzu Seçer
Institution: ÇUKUROVA ÜNİVERSİTESİ, ZİRAAT FAKÜLTESİ, TARIM EKONOMİSİ BÖLÜMÜ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-4673-3133
Author: Mutlu Bulut
Institution: ÇUKUROVA ÜNİVERSİTESİ, ZİRAAT FAKÜLTESİ, TARIM EKONOMİSİ BÖLÜMÜ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-2845-4528
Author: Mustafa Boğa (Primary Author)
Institution: NİĞDE ÖMER HALİSDEMİR ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : June 1, 2019

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APA Seçer, A , Bulut, M , Boğa, M . (2019). Sustainable Agriculture in Turkey: Potential, Obstacles and Recommendations. Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science , 2 (2) , 69-73 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/bssocialscience/issue/44451/470152
MLA Seçer, A , Bulut, M , Boğa, M . "Sustainable Agriculture in Turkey: Potential, Obstacles and Recommendations". Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science 2 (2019 ): 69-73 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/bssocialscience/issue/44451/470152>
Chicago Seçer, A , Bulut, M , Boğa, M . "Sustainable Agriculture in Turkey: Potential, Obstacles and Recommendations". Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science 2 (2019 ): 69-73
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ISNAD Seçer, Arzu , Bulut, Mutlu , Boğa, Mustafa . "Sustainable Agriculture in Turkey: Potential, Obstacles and Recommendations". Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science 2 / 2 (June 2019): 69-73 .
AMA Seçer A , Bulut M , Boğa M . Sustainable Agriculture in Turkey: Potential, Obstacles and Recommendations. BSJ Pub. Soc. Sci.. 2019; 2(2): 69-73.
Vancouver Seçer A , Bulut M , Boğa M . Sustainable Agriculture in Turkey: Potential, Obstacles and Recommendations. Black Sea Journal of Public and Social Science. 2019; 2(2): 73-69.