Faculty Members of the College of Tourism Have Attended the Opening Ceremony of "Tropical Fruits Production and Marketing Cooperative”
Faculty members of the College of Tourism, Asst. Prof. Dr. Hatice Reyhan ÖZİYCİ and Asst. Prof. Dr. Gözdegül BAŞER have attended the opening ceremony of “Tropical Fruits Production and Marketing Cooperative” which has been established in Gazipaşa, Antalya. Asst. Prof. Dr. Hatice Reyhan ÖZİYCİ, the academic consultant of the cooperative, has stressed out in her speech that cooperation among universities, public institutions, and legal entities is very important for rapid development of Turkey. Dr. ÖZİYCİ has invited all entrepreneur farmers, who are eager to learn and share new information and give importance to scientific and technological improvements, to become members of the cooperative and indicated that this is necessary for recognition of Turkey as a sustainable tropical fruit producing country in high quality. Dr. ÖZİYCİ has also stated that as Antalya Bilim University, they will always support the farmers. After that, the faculty members and the guests have examined newly harvested tropical fruits and tasted the ice creams made from red pitaya and passiflora.