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  • How Did Organic Agriculture Change The Fate of a Village?
    Jul 3, 2017

    Ilgın is a village of Eğil in Diyarbakır province, which is surrounded with water resources but has limited access to water. The village is located on a hill close to Dicle Dam Reservoir and has rough land. The population of the village is almost 500, all of which are engaged in farming and have produced only grain through dry farming for many years.

  • 511 Fields are being Demined
    Apr 12, 2017

    511 mine fields which are located in the Eastern border of Turkey with Armenia, Iran and Nakhichevan, had been laid for border security concerns in the early 1990’s and are currently being demined; financed by the European Commission in cooperation with Turkish Mine Action Center, Ministry of National Defense, Ministry of Interior and UNDP.

  • Supporting Agriculture, Supporting People
    Apr 6, 2017

    Kars and environs are known in Turkey for animal husbandry, harsh topography, high elevation, long and relentless winters, and rather short productive seasons. The region raises a major part of fattened livestock in Turkey. That said, is Kars good only for animal husbandry, or will the region cave in to the prevalent harsh ecological conditions?

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