The IFAJ was invited by the Turkish guild to come to Agroexpo Eurasia in Izmir, Turkey. President Markus Rediger and Micke Godfredsen (executive member) visited the fair. They participated in a seminar with 50 journalists and agri business people, talked with Ismail Ugural, President of the Turkish Association of Agricultural Journalists and colleagues about membership.
The Turkish guild supports freedom of press, wants to join the global network of IFAJ and develop agrijournalism. Markus Rediger gave a speech at the opening ceremony of the exhibition where he pointed out the importance of journalism about agriculture and agribusiness.