The prospects of bilateral collaboration in food processing between Pakistan and Turkey was discussed in a meeting between Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan and Turkish Minister for Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli. The meeting was held in Ankara. During the meeting, issues and prospects of dairy sector and food chain management was discussed.   The plan of Rs82 billion for the agriculture sector has been announced by the Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR) with a target of boosting crop yield, improved water efficiency, livestock, and fisheries development. Also, the purpose of the package is to enable the genesis of agro-markets with an overall aim of elevating small farmers and decreasing rural poverty. Australian vegetable farmers are fighting for compensation, claiming their food crops were decimated by contaminated herbicides. The growers claim the toxic mix-up wiped out many tonnes of valuable produce. They were also worried because their businesses and families have also been devastated by the contamination. The European Commission has forecast a slight increase in overall fresh produce consumption across the EU and predicted important changes in three of the continent's most important fresh produce categories – apples, peaches/nectarines, and tomatoes – as part of a wide-ranging report on the European Union's agricultural outlook for 2018-2030. Spanish lemon and grapefruit association Ailimpo has once again issued a warning to European importers to be vigilant for potential MRL violations of lemons coming from Turkey.
 
 
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