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In Mersin, it is aimed to use modern agricultural methods in the cultivation of prickly (Indian) figs and adopt innovative methods in rural development by adding a new product to the local product range. In addition, a prickly fig producers’ association will be established within the scope of the project.


Project details

Categories: Agriculture and Fisheries

Grant beneficiary: Akdeniz Naturel Yaşam Derneği - NATURELDER (Turkey)

Co-beneficiaries: UNISANA - Unione Internazionale per lo Sviluppo Agro-Rurale e la Conservazione della Natura (Italy), Erdemli Ziraat Odası (Turkey)

Project budget: 166.533,89 Euro

Project duration: 15 months

Locations of actions: Mersin (Türkiye)

Rural Development With Local Products is carried out within the framework of the Civil Society Dialogue Program which is co-financed by the Republic of Turkey and the European Union.

Civil Society Dialogue is a programme bringing together civil society organisations from Turkey and the EU around common topics, to exchange knowledge and experience, and to build a sustained conversation between the organisations.

The Programme is co-financed by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA). The Ministry for European Union Affairs is the responsible institution for the technical implementation of the programme, while the Central Finance and Contracts Unit is the contracting authority.

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