" Results Sharing Meeting" of Strategic Partnership Project "Sustainable Milk Hygiene Training Model for Safe Milk and Safe Future" carried out by Aydın Provincial Directorate of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, was held on the 17th October 2017 Tuesday in Kuşadası/Aydın.
Multiplier event "Results Sharing Meeting" of this Strategic Partnership Project, which was supported by the Turkish National Agency - Ministry of European Union within Erasmus+ Program Key Action 2 (KA2) Exchange of the Good Practices and Innovation scope for Cooperation in Vocational Education Strategic Partnerships Program Turkey, was held in Kusadasi/Aydın and the participants were Governor Yavuz Selim KÖŞGER, Fuat Fikret AKTAS the Provincial Director of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Prof. Dr. Ergün Omer GÖKSOY Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ahmet ERTURK President of Turkey Livestock Cooperatives Central Union and the National Dairy Council members, Sedat Güngör - President of Aydin Cattle Breeders Association, Altan BİLGEN President of Aydin Red Meat Producers' Union, Şeref GÜLPINAR Chairman of the Karpuzlu Agricultural Chamber, Kemal KOCABAŞ President of the Söke Agricultural Chamber, Özkan ATIGAN Chairman of the Çine Agricultural Chamber, Veli TUNA Chairman of the Köşk Agricultural Chamber, manager and staff of the project partner institutions, County Food, Agriculture and Livestock Managers and representatives of agricultural farming chambers, associations and cooperatives and producers.
The Meeting Programme of the Project that was prepared with the consideration of the importance of Raw milk hygiene for the benefit of our country; aimed at preparing the training model for raw milk hygiene, improving the expertise and skills of the professional groups in the raw milk production sector and raising the production of raw milk to the EU standards in terms of hygiene criteria, started with "the Project video" and the presentation of the Project, Intellectual Outputs and Outcomes was made by İlknur BÖĞREKCİ Agricultural Engineer, MSc. from the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Food and Livestock. Afterwards, the producer Gültekin CELEP who participated in the project activities from Çine District, Çetin KAPUCU, Chairman of ÖR-KOOP Nazilli and Vicinity Agricultural Development Cooperative, Martine BELASOVA from Czech Republic, Willem Van Der BENT from Holland , Prof. Dr. Ergün Ömer GÖKSOY Veterinary Faculty of ADÜ, made speeches and presentations about the activities and prominence realized in the project. The first part of the meeting ended with the speeches of Ahmet ERTÜRK, Chairman of the Central Union of Turkey Livestock Cooperatives, Fuat Fikret AKTAŞ, Director of Provincial Directorate of Food Agriculture and Livestock, and Yavuz Selim KÖŞGER, the Governor.
In the second part of the "Results Sharing Meeting" of the project, Assoc. Dr. Ugur PARIN presented the scientific evaluation. Afterwards he gave "Milk Hygiene and Sanitation" training to the technical personnel and producers.
The Participation was quite high with over three hundreds of people and most of them were dairy farmers. The participants followed the meeting with a great interest; they expressed their positive opinions about the project activities and their wishes for these and similar activities would be continued.