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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.

  • Organik Tarım Bir Köyün Kaderini Nasıl Değiştirdi? Jul 3, 2017

    Diyarbakır’ın Eğil ilçesine bağlı Ilgın köyü, etrafı baraj suları ile çevrili fakat suya erişimi kısıtlı bir köy. Dicle Baraj Gölü’nün hemen yanındaki tepe üzerinde, engebeli bir coğrafyada yer alıyor. Yaklaşık 500 kişinin yaşadığı Ilgın Köyü’nde, geçim kaynakları tarım olan köylüler uzun yıllar sadece kuru tarım ile tahıl ürettiler.

  • 20 Haziran Dünya Mülteciler Günü Jun 20, 2017

    Bugün Dünya Mülteciler Günü. Evinden ve ülkesinden uzak 60 milyonun üzerinde insanın yaşadığı günümüzde zorunlu göçler devam ediyor. Göç edilen yerde kalış süresi geçmiş dönemlere göre çok daha yüksek. Mülteci krizlerinin yüzde 80’i 10 yıl veya üzeri, beşte ikisi ise 20 yıl veya üzeri süre boyunca devam ediyor. Türkiye ise dünyada en fazla mülteci barındıran ülke.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Altın Pusula UNDP Özel Ödülü May 29, 2017

    Microsoft’un teknoloji alanında kadınların başarı hikayelerini desteklemek amacıyla KAGİDER ve Aydın Doğan Vakfı iş birliği ile hayata geçirdiği ‘Teknolojinin Kadın Liderleri’ projesi TÜHİD 16’ıncı Altın Pusula kapsamında verilen UNDP Özel Ödülü’ne layık görüldü.

  • 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.

  • Turkey's Engineer Girls May 18, 2017

    Turkey's Engineer Girls Project, which is implemented by Limak Foundation and the Ministry of Family and Social Policies and with the expertise support from UNDP, was also moved to Kuwait University by a recently-signed protocol. Limak Foundation Chairperson Ebru Özdemir, who signed the protocol said: "It is of capital importance for us to be able to add a permanent value to the society. We feel responsible for Kuwait. Therefore, we are transferring Turkey's Engineer Girls Project, which has been successfully implemented in Turkey, to Kuwait as well."

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