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  • Now is your turn if you have a tourism project! Jul 25, 2017

    The Future Lies In Tourism Project implemented in cooperation by the T.R. Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Anadolu Efes and UNDP anticipates to hear your ideas for the upcoming period. Project applications will be received by 28 July 2017 through website, and the evaluation results may include your project idea in the list of upcoming period’s works.

  • Sustainable Green Economy in Village Jul 25, 2017

    An unprecedented practice is in the making in Eldivan district of Çankırı. The Women Initiative Production and Operation Cooperative of Eldivan Municipality, originally founded by 7 women of Eldivan and now boasting more than 50 members, has started a project with the slogan “By Sun’s Hand, by Women’s Labor” which now produces jam, marmalade, paste, tarhana soup, noodle, pickles, vinegar and dried vegetables and fruits using only renewable sources.

  • Birds Festival gave people of Buldan an unforgettable day Jul 25, 2017

    Buldan Lake in Buldan district of Denizli hosts, on account of its location, more than 200 species of birds. The “Birds Call You” event was held on 4 June under the Future Lies In Tourism Project implemented in cooperation by the T.R. Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Anadolu Efes and UNDP.

  • Turkey’s Engineer Girls with Youth Jul 25, 2017

    The “Turkey’s Engineer Girls” Project, implemented in cooperation by the T.R. Ministry of Family and Social Policies, LIMAK Foundation and UNDP Turkey to increase women’s propensity to engineering fields and presence of women engineers in decision-making posts, was initiated in universities in the last year.

  • 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.

  • Achim Steiner takes office as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme Jun 19, 2017

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed Achim Steiner as he begins a four-year term as Administrator of the Organization.

  • UNDP Gender Equality Seal - Silver May 30, 2017

    UNDP Turkey participated in the" Seal of Gender Equality "program in September 2015. In the process beginning with this program, UNDP Turkey is committed to ensure that gender equality is observed and dealt with in all the work carried out in the field of development as well as internal institutional processes.

  • Golden Compass UNDP Special Prize awarded to Microsoft for “Women Leaders in Technology” May 30, 2017

    Microsoft’s “Women Leaders in Technology”, implemented cooperatively with KAGIDER and Aydın Doğan Foundation to support women’s success stories in technology, was awarded the UNDP Special Prize in the 16th Golden Compass of TUHID.

  • Biological Control Laboratory established in Antalya May 29, 2017

    A Biological Control Laboratory was established in Antalya in the context of Integrated Forest Management Project implemented jointly by the General Directorate of Forestry (OGM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

  • Over 1000 Syrians and Turkish citizens complete the most comprehensive vocational training programme in Şanlıurfa May 26, 2017

    Vocational training certification ceremony, which acknowledges the success of Syrians and host community members in completing their courses on the sectors of service, industry and agriculture, was organized by UNDP and GAP Regional Development Administration (GAP RDA) on 26 May, in Şanlıurfa.