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  • Pioneer projects on organic agriculture in the GAP region Dec 5, 2016

    The first phase of the GAP Organic Value Chain Pilot Projects Financial Support Program was implemented in Gaziantep, Kilis, Adıyaman, Diyarbakır and Şanlıurfa Provinces. Totally 17 pilot projects were implemented in the context of Financial Support Program, which was executed by GAP Regional Development Administration in partnership with İpekyolu Development Agency and Karacadağ Development Agency and the technical assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). GAP Organic Value Chain Pilot Projects Financial Support Program, first of its kind in Turkey, was designed to appeal to all circles of organic sector value chain in Southeast Anatolia Region.

  • Subjects of the vocational training for the employment of Syrians under Temporary Protection in Şanlıurfa discussed in a workshop Dec 5, 2016

    A workshop was organized in Şanlıurfa province in order to determine the subjects of the vocational training to be provided in the agriculture, industry and service sectors under the employability and livelihoods component of the Strengthening Social Stability in Southeast Anatolia Region Project which is financed by Japanese Government and co-executed by UNDP and GAP Regional Development Administration (GAP RDA). This component aims at contributing to the employability of different segments of Syrian population and host communities through provision of vocational trainings.

  • The GAP Organic Agriculture is now on-line with its new design and content Dec 5, 2016

    The GAP Organic Agriculture Portal is launched with its new design and content to contribute to the aim of creating scalable and replicable success stories, developing production and marketing infrastructure and enhancing the cooperation among the actors within the context of the GAP Organic Agriculture Cluster Project.

  • Towards integrated resource efficiency in agriculture and agro-based industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region Dec 5, 2016

    UNDP Turkey launched a new project aiming at improving resource efficiency in agriculture and agro-based industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region (GAP Region) with a holistic and multidisciplinary approach. The project is coordinated by UNDP Turkey and GAP Regional Development Administration and supported by the RBEC Catalytic and Scaling-up Facility 2016 which is executed by UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub for Europe and the CIS. By UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub, the initiative is considered to serve as replicable and scalable model for the other countries in the region.

  • Organic agriculture sector in GAP Region becoming institutionalized through GAP Organic Cluster Association Dec 5, 2016

    With the establishment of GAP Organic Agriculture Cluster Association (GAP ORKÜDER), a big step is taken towards institutionalization of organic agriculture sector in GAP Region.

  • UNDP volunteers gave educational concerts in collaboration with TEGV and METU DFS. Dec 5, 2016

    #GivingTuesday is the annual global celebration of generosity. On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity, and to give back to their community.

  • Change your Facebook profile picture to take part in elimination of violence against women Dec 1, 2016

    November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The theme for this year is “Orange the World! Raise Money to End Violence against Women and Girls”. The theme also emphasizes the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal no. 5, i.e. ensuring gender equality.

  • Turkish movie stars join forces with UNDP to fight violence against women Dec 1, 2016

    Acclaimed Turkish actors Mert Fırat and Melisa Sözen are starring in a new UNDP advocacy video that takes on domestic violence in Turkey and the region with a powerful message: “Violence has no excuse”.

  • Turkish movie stars join forces with UNDP to fight violence against women Dec 1, 2016

    Acclaimed Turkish actors Mert Fırat and Melisa Sözen are starring in a new UNDP advocacy video that takes on domestic violence in Turkey and the region with a powerful message: “Violence has no excuse”.

  • DEPUTY EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR OF UN VOLUNTEERS TOILY KURBANOV IN TURKEY Nov 25, 2016

    Kurbanov will meet the members of National Volunteers Committee and the Press on 28 November in Istanbul to discuss the UN Volunteer Policy and volunteer activities in Turkey.

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