Area 2 (‘Environment’): Improve and manage resource use to reduce waste and enhance the environmental sustainability of European animal production
Poultry Researches Department of Fig Research Institute (FRI) is a Turkey based with specialists in player hens and broiler research studies. And inclined throughout the country research sector. Our expertise also extends to alternative poultry keeping issues such as caged, free-range, organic production, usage of essential oils instead of antibiotics. Sustainability and quality of eggs and poultry meat studies carried out. In this call, our interest would be in all three research areas, possibly working alongside a research institution partner would be the leader of a consortium. FRI provides a wide range of technical and business inputs at farm level.
We have involvement in research projects and technical studies within the Turkey, frequently working as part of a consortium both leading and partnering participant beside of governmental and sectorial duties. Our key attributes are technical poultry knowledge, our reputation throughout the Turkey poultry sector and our ability to recruit and work with a wide range of stakeholders including academic society, individual farmers and others in the poultry industry chain. Our clients for livestock consultancy include government departments and agencies, commercial companies and farming industry bodies.
As a research institute, we may cooperate with each other in any of the areas pertaining to poultry protection and improvement in areas such as the following:
Animal welfare, behaviours, effects of essential oil usage, poultry keeping (organic production, free range, and enriched cage system).
We are one of 49 research sibling institutes of General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies (GDAR) is connected to Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock Ministry for Turkey and. FRI employs approximately 25 qualified permanent researchers. This institute is eligible to benefit from GDAR fund for the research activities.