Turkey is not facing any shortfall in agricultural products amid the coronavirus pandemic, said the country’s agriculture and forestry minister Tuesday.
“Turkey showed a very good performance offering food to consumers both in retail and in manufacturing,” Bekir Pakdemirli told Anadolu Agency’s Editors’ Desk in the capital Ankara.
Pointing to the approaching harvest season in agricultural production, Pakdemirli said the country will take measures in new seeding, planting, and the fall season.
No one needs to stock up based on the idea that food will be scarce in Turkey, he said.
“Turkey has an ecosystem that feeds 83 million