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Certain works for development touch more areas than intended or anticipated. Integrated forest management is one such example. This approach holds a…

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Regional private sector stakeholder consultations expand economic opportunities in response to the Syria crisis

A multi-stakeholder consultation, bringing together over 70 representatives from government, UN agencies, I/NGOs and the private sector from Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq took place on 5 – 6…  

Inspiring portraits of five powerful women from Turkey on International Women’s Day 8 March

UNDP Turkey reflects the stories of five powerful women from five different places of Turkey to draw attention to the Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality on International Women’s Day 8…  

The promising future for both Syrians and host communities were discussed during “Business and Employment Forum” in Gaziantep

Government officials, businesses, private sector organizations, NGO leaders, social enterprises and entrepreneurs gathered in Gaziantep, to discuss the increased employment and livelihoods…  

UNDP Turkey's Visit to Southeast Anatolia

UNDP Turkey senior team paid a 6-day visit to the Southeast Anatolia to observe the work on local development and for Syrians hosted in the region.  

Roadmap for Organic Agriculture in Turkey hailed in Şanlıurfa Declaration

The Şanlıurfa Declaration was announced to formulate a common vision and roadmap for the future of organic agriculture in the GAP Region.  

Turkey Submits The Third Biennial Report To UNFCCC*

According to the decisions taken during 17th Conference of Parties (COP 17) meetings which were held in Durban, in 2011, Annex I countries to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change…  

Interdisciplinary and innovative: Innovation at its best

METU Design Factory brings together students and professors of various disciplines to establish interaction and cooperation with industry to develop new products. UNDP-Design Factory cooperation…  

Şanlıurfa’s local tastes open up to the world

The starter entrees specific to Şanlıurfa cuisine will now be produced more in quantity, more hygienically and with a goal to open up to the world.  

Busy international agenda on TFP project

International activities get busier in the context of Total Factor Productivity Project aimed at identifying factors that hinder economic productivity and seeking solutions. Following the completion…  

Solar power electric generation facilities in the forest villages will be expanded

7.3 million forest villagers live in Turkey and this population consists of the poorest part of Turkey.  

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