Seferihisar flavors branded with “Traditional Kitchen of Seferihisar”Dec 1, 2014Regional flavors made by Seferihisar women will be branded with Future is in Tourism supported project which aims extending women’s labor in local. Products are going to meet with consumers both in Seferihisar bazaars and also via internet.
Dreams Academy continues its adventure for life without barriersFeb 1, 2014Dreams Academy has completed its first semester of 2013-2014 programme. The second term for the trainings will start on 10 February.
GEF supported energy efficiency projects promoted at 5th National Energy Efficiency FairFeb 1, 2014The stand of GEF supported energy efficiency projects attracted great attention during the National Energy Efficiency Fair which is considered as one of the most important components for mobilizing people on energy efficiency in Turkey.
Foça smiles with Marine and Coastal Protected AreaFeb 1, 2014Annual value of Foça Marine and Coastal Protected Area (MCPA) reached up to 59.5 million TL as 49 % of its coasts were closed to construction and marine values are protected.
Marine and Coastal Protected Area contributes 81 million TL to Ayvalık annuallyFeb 1, 2014Ayvalık Islands Nature Park provides living, feeding and breeding grounds for 671 marine species including 16 species under protection. Annual economic income, which is generated by protection of marine values, reaches 81 million TL.
Five projects on energy efficiency to be supportedFeb 1, 2014Administrative check and technical evaluation of the project applications submitted within the framework of the Market Transformation of Energy Efficient Appliances in Turkey Project (EVÜ dP) Grant Programme have been completed.
“Barrier Free Life” project granted two awardsFeb 1, 2014“Barrier Free Life” project was awarded Jury’s Special Award in Association of Car Industry Distributors' Sales and Communication Awards and Best Volunteer Project in Awards from the Heart organized by Corporate Volunteers Association.
Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP reportFeb 1, 2014A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.
New competition for students in Turkey: innovative ideas for water projectsFeb 1, 2014Every Drop Matters (EDM) announced its Water Awards which is a new competition with cash prizes for innovative ideas for water projects.
UN identifies local sustainable development solutionsFeb 1, 2014A United Nations-led partnership that “shines a spotlight” on local sustainable development innovations launched its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2014. The applications are accepted in Turkish as well.
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