The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is delighted to invite businesses from across the UK to submit an expression of interest to participate in a trade mission to Türkiye. The programme is designed for companies who operate in agriculture and agri-tech sectors.
The mission aims to bring together UK companies specialised in the following areas:
- Precision technologies
- Decision support systems
- Smart irrigation technologies
- Ag tech Solutions – New generation of farm robots, autonomous vehicles, devices
- Greenhouse Technologies and controlled environment agriculture
- Fertilizers and Plant growth stimulants
- Soil health systems
- Satellite technologies
About the Programme
The precise programme is in development, and we will respond to participant interests as far as possible. It is expected the programme will include:
• Virtual pre-visit training programme to prepare your business for the mission
• In-market briefing including legal and regulatory considerations
• Visit Growtech Antalya, the world’s largest greenhouse exhibition, held for the
22nd time – https://www.growtech.com.tr/en/home.html
• B2B meetings with potential buyers at Growtech
• Technical tour to producers in Antalya, one of the main locations for growing
fresh produce in Türkiye
The mission is suitable for companies new to market as well as those who have experience in the market.
Türkiye is an important producer and exporter of agricultural produce globally. Türkiye is a leading producer of a wide range of products from hazelnuts, chestnuts to apricots, cherries, figs, olives, quince and tea, ranking as the 10th agricultural producer in the world. With 24 mln hectares of cultivated land, Türkiye produces 117 mln tons of agricultural product, making the country the top producer in Europe.
Türkiye has a 790 million square metre greenhouse production area, which makes it number 2 in Europe and number 5 in the world. 94% of all greenhouses are in cities on the southern and western coast of Türkiye.
Costs to Join
Delegation members will be required to pay for their own travel, subsistence, and any additional hotel costs. There is no additional participation charge.