Objective of the Project
The project’s objective is to improve the conservation of Turkey’s steppe ecosystems through effective protected area management and mainstreaming steppe biodiversity conservation into production landscapes.
Outputs of the Project
Project Executing Partners
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry(MAF); General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks; General Directorate of Plant Production General Directorate of Forestry
Started Date March 2017, End Date 2020 -Four (4) Years (18 months extension - end date September 2022)
Project Steering Committe
The Project Steering Committee (PSC) is the highest decision maker committee responsible for the coordination of the project. Project activities are carried out by the Project Management Unit (PMU) with guidance of the PSC. Head of Project Steering Committee, Deputy Minister Mr. Fatih METİN from Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The relevant General Directorates of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Şanlıurfa Governorship and FAO representatives and a representative from Harran University are the Members of the Steering Committee.