Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

  • Developing a Model to Improve Technology Use in Organized Industrial Zones

    The overall objective of the project is to contribute to competitiveness of Turkey through developing models that will enable Organized Industrial Zones (OIZs) to assume an active role in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology development.

  • Integrated Resource Efficiency in Agriculture and Agro-based Industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region Project

    Efficient use of resources such as land, soil, energy, raw material, technology, and human capital in the economic production processes play a crucial role for achieving sustainable development as well as competitive growth at national and regional levels.

  • Integrated Resource Efficiency in Agriculture and Agro-based Industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region-A Preliminary Survey and Planning Initiative

    The project aims at improving resource efficiency in agriculture and agro-based industries in the GAP Region with a holistic and multidisciplinary approach.

  • Organic Agriculture Cluster Project

    The overall objective, towards which the Project will contribute, is to improve the competitiveness of the Southeast Anatolia Region in a sustainable and socially equitable manner. This overall objective reflects the vision of the Competitiveness Agenda for Southeast Anatolia Region, and serves as a reference point for all initiatives (i.e. projects and programmes) to be implemented within the scope of the Agenda.

  • Utilization of Renewable Energy Resources and Increasing Energy Efficiency in Southeast Anatolia Region, Phase 2

    The overall objective, towards which the Project will contribute, is to improve the competitiveness of the Southeast Anatolia Region in a sustainable and socially equitable manner by improving the capacity for better utilization of renewable energy resources and by increasing the energy efficiency in the Southeast Anatolia Region.

  • Competitiveness Agenda for Southeast Anatolia Region

    The overall objective of the Competitiveness Agenda for the Southeast Anatolia (GAP) Region Project is to reduce regional disparities in Turkey, by contributing to the improvement of social stability, equality, economic development and competitiveness of the GAP Region.

  • Innovations for Women's Empowerment in Southeast Anatolia, Phase 2

    Being implemented in 9 provinces of GAP region, the project aims at increasing individual productive and social capacities and enterprise level management skills of women of Southeast Anatolia in order to empower women within their communities and expanding women’s income through entrepreneurship and increased employment opportunities. Building upon the results of the first phase (implemented during March 2008 - May 2012) the project targets building and disseminating knowledge for policy making while achieving results at the local level.

  • Future is in Tourism

    Future Lies in Tourism Support Fund aims to strengthen capacity of local tourism actors and NGOs to contribute to the sustainable tourism development through partnerships with public and private institutions.

  • Capacity Development for Sustainable Community Based Tourism

    This project aims at developing national and local capacities for planning and implementation of sustainable community based tourism in Turkey. This initiative, which will be nationally implemented by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MoCT) will also provide inputs for the Tourism Strategy of Turkey-2023, with a focus on diverse tourism activities and emphasis on alternative tourism initiatives.

  • Ardahan-Kars-Artvin Development Project (AKADP)

    AKADP is implemented by The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock with the technical support of the United Nations Development Programme Country Office. AKADP aims to reduce rural poverty in the Provinces of Ardahan, Kars and Artvin. The project activities focus on smallholder and non-farm enterprise Investments, village infrastructure investments and institutional strengthening.

  • Support to Development of a Policy Framework for Total Factor Productivity in Turkey

    The project is about producing a policy framework for Total Factor Productivity in Turkey.

  • A Model Factory is defined as a tool (a capability center) to disseminate principles of operational excellence by using experiential learning techniques. Experiential learning principles, which combine theory and practice and thereby create lasting impact, set model factories apart from the similar centers that also aim at improving competitiveness and productivity of the enterprises.

  • Turkey’s Engineers Girls

    The project aims at development of private sector led prototypes for inclusive and sustainable economic growth in the services and manufacturing sectors benefiting from gender equality mainstreaming and advocacy and dissemination of the success stories within the public and private sector.

  • Improving Energy Efficiency in Industry

    There is a clearly a great potential in Turkey for improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This project will improve the energy efficiency in Turkish industry by supporting a wide range of measures to assist industrial enterprises to undertake effective energy management in their plants and operations.

  • Promoting Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Turkey

    Alongside the technological developments and thereby energy efficiency improvements, living standards will also continue to rise, linked to economic growth (including increased use of household appliances and air conditioning in buildings), together with an estimated increase around 9% in the national building stock until 2021. Therefore, in the future, it is expected that the trend of energy consumption in buildings sector will continue to be around this level.

  • Making Dreams Come True: Employment of the Disabled in Turkey
  • Increasing Financial Awareness Amongst Youth in Turkey

    The project aims to increase the financial management capabilities of young people in Turkey. A contemporary, non-formal training curriculum on budgeting and financial management will be established and multiplied among young people in Turkey via local youth councils in cities of Turkey using a peer education model and e-learning tools. The project will serve for the socio-economic empowerment of youth and will significantly contribute to the implementation and realization of UN Youth Policies as well as MDGs.

  • The project aims to launch a grants scheme to support the youth platforms in Turkey for their “best practice projects” on improving the conditions of the cities to make their environment healthier, more convivial and more socially livable for increased social interaction and the betterment of community relations as a way to enhance collective well being and social capital.

  • Life is simpler with Internet

    The project offers a solution through trainings for those who have not been introduced to online life, and those who (migth) have missed the digital revolution.The project mainly aims to increase usage of internet by 11 master trainers and 300 young volunteer trainers in 20 cities.

  • I Can Manage my Future Now II

    The project aims to increase the financial awareness of (i) young people aged between 15 and 30 and (ii) SMEs between 0-3 years old on credits and loans.

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