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Business development bootcamp to benefit women’s cooperatives and women entrepreneurs

UNDP and Japan help women-led businesses weather the pandemic and build ties between refugees and host communities  


Civilian oversight of Turkish law enforcement strengthened with UNDP and EU support

Achievements include 19 boards that involve local administrations and civil society representatives in setting priorities for crime prevention.  


Transforming industrial waste into raw materials in Turkey

In an effort to transform the “circular economy” from theory to practice, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today joined forces with the Izmir Regional Development Agency (IZKA) to…  


Investments Supporting Farmers Continue to Strengthen Goksu Taseli Watershed

45 thousand people have benefited from the rural development grant programs offered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and UNDP in Konya and Karaman since 2016.  


Cities in Turkey cooperate on climate change adaptation

UNDP encourages municipalities to join city networks to strengthen cooperation in the fight against climate change  


Recovery from the pandemic is possible with digital transformation

Gaziantep and Mersin Model Factories, where End-to-End Lean Digitalisation was completed for the first time in terms of both hardware and software, continue to contribute to the increase in industrial…  


Vaccine inequity undermining global economic recovery

New Global Dashboard on COVID-19 Vaccine Equity finds low-income countries would add $38 billion to their GDP forecast for 2021 if they had the same vaccination rate as high income countries. Global…  


Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and Action Plans Are Prepared for Climate Resilient Cities

Although climate change is a global crisis, its impacts are intensely observed locally. In order to increase climate resilience at the local level, local governments should pay attention to climate…  


İzmir Welcomes UNDP Turkey’s New Resident Representative

After her first field visit to Gaziantep, the Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Turkey, Louisa Vinton paid a two-day visit to İzmir to carry out an on-site…  


Supporting Syrian Businesses: Unleashing the Potential

The event “Supporting Syrian Businesses: Unleashing the Potential” informed the participants of the activities undertaken jointly by UNDP Turkey and İNGEV to support the inclusion of Syrian-owned…  

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