ONLINE TRAINING ON "AWARENESS RAISING, CAPACITY BUILDING AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY PREPARATION FOR NEW LOCAL ACTION GROUPS" WAS DELIVERED WITHIN THE SCOPE OF LEADER APPROACH IMPLEMENTATION TRAINING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT

"Implementation of Local Development Strategies-LEADER Approach" is among the measures to be supported within the scope of the Pre-Accession Assistance Rural Development (IPARD II) Program (2014-2020) implemented by the European Union Structural Adjustment Managing Authority Department under the General Directorate of Agrarian Reform. Currently, there are Local Action Groups (LAGs) established at local level in 12 IPARD provinces in our country within this context. 50 of these Local Action Groups (LAGs) are continuing to implement their Local Development Strategies (LDS) under the LEADER Measure. In order to roll out the LEADER Approach, a new activity has been initiated with the " Technical assistance project on awareness raising, capacity building and LDS preparation for the newly established LAG’s " in the provinces of Balıkesir, Burdur, Bursa, Çankırı, Elazığ, Erzincan, Giresun, Hatay, Isparta, Karaman, Kütahya, Mardin, Muş, Uşak and Yozgat...

Information was provided on the project activities and local development strategies and achievements through the good practice examples during the online kick-off meeting held on February 22, 2021 with 168 participants from the public, private and civil society sectors in the project provinces

Dr Osman Yıldız, IPARD Head of Managing Authority and Deputy General Director of the General Directorate of Agrarian Reform chaired the kick-off meeting and Mrs. Anna Nowak-Wood Representative of the EU Commission, Dr. İlkay KILIÇ Head of of the EU Structural Adjustment Managing Authority Department, Dr. Mehmet Kazım YETİK, Project team leader and university lecturer and Mr. Muhammet AKYOL, Gördes Mayor made presentations during the event...

Republic of Turkey Ministry Of Agriculture And Forestry
General Directorate of Agrarian Reform
Department of Managing Authority for EU Structural Adjustment
Eskişehir Yolu 9. Km, ANKARA/Türkiye
Website: ipard.tarim.gov.tr