Poverty Reduction

UNDP Turkey is supporting the Turkish Government's own poverty reduction goals. The ultimate aim is to create sound policies for reducing the disparities between regions. More

Our Goals

UNDP’s project based support to the Turkish Government particularly aims at increasing the competitive strength of disadvantaged regions including Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia. Such strength is attained by providing technical support in selected sectors such as organic agriculture, tourism and renewable energies. more

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Reducing regional disparities

UNDP aims to increase the competitive strength of Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia regions of Turkey by providing technical support in selected sectors such as organic agriculture, tourism and renewable energies.For more information

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  • A Fashionable Development in Turkey

    The initiative, called Argande, was supported by the GAP Regional Development Administration, UNDP and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) within the scope of the 'Innovationsmore

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Projects and Initiatives

Organic Agriculture Cluster Project

The purpose of the Project is to increase the competitiveness of the organic agriculture sector in the Region (especially in Şanlıurfa) through activating the regional organic agriculture cluster and improving the local business environment by establishing an innovation and information centre, establishing best practices (pilot and demonstrative actions), and building local capacities, and by promoting the region nationally and internationally. more

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. more

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Argande 2013/2014 Fall-Winter Collection

Backstage of photo shooting and fashion show

 

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TV Programme on Human Development Report 2013 - part 1 (in Turkish)

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TV Programme on Human Development Report 2013 - part 2 (in Turkish)

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