The Importance of Women Labour in Agriculture

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The Importance of Women Labour in Agriculture
The Importance of Women Labour in Agriculture

Village Cooperatives Regional Unity (Köy-Koop) of Izmir and Ödemiş Chamber of Trade organized a gathering for women entrepreneurs. Mrs. Neptün Soyer, The President of Izmir Köy-Koop emphasized the importance of supporting women entrepreneurship and their joining to the workforce.

The event at the Ödemiş Municipality Cultural Center was followed by a large audience. Among the many participants, some were standing out: Arslanköy Women Theatre Company, Mrs.Ümmiye Koçak awarded with Best Eurasian Artist and Special Jury Prize of KAGİDER and Ayşe Elmacı the local advertisement star.

Seferihisar Theatre Company (SEFTİT) acknowledged for its village theatre project and Seferihisar Mayor Tunc Soyer also joined the event.

Neptün Soyer, President of Köy-Koop Izmir made a speech at the gathering as follows: “The women work force in agriculture is essential. In order to support the entrepreneurship practices of women, we asked Mrs. Ümmiye and Ayşe, who are powerful examples for Turkey to encourage and mentor the local women. The number of women work force in agriculture is pretty high, but they neither have social security nor steady income. We will endeavour for raising awareness among them. “