Title “Transfer of Good Agricultural Practices “
The objective of the project is to contribute regional sustainable development in Tekirdag and to strengthen relationship between Turkey and EU Member States by adopting Good Agricultural Practices, inspired from the experience of Greece and Romania, as old and new Member States.
Total duration of the action: 12 months, December 2012 - December 2013
Budget : 126.679,70 Euro
Applicant: Tekirdag Commodity Exchange (Tekirdag CE), Turkey
Partners: Grevena Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Grevena CCI), Greece and Arad Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture (Arad CCIA), Romania
Locations of the action: Tekirdag -Turkey, Grevena - Greece, Arad - Romania
Target groups: 100 members of Tekirdag CE, farmers which produce wheat, barley, canola, safflower, and sunflower; have more than 1000 hectares of cultivated area; and have more than 20 years of experience in this sector were informed about the importance of producing high quality goods and increased their knowledge about Good Agricultural Practices.
The handbook is printed in Turkish and English so that all farmers in three partner cities will benefit. It includes the objectives, activities and results of the project. The Handbook also analyzes agricultural development and GAP adaptation level in each country. It also provides information about the situation of Turkey’s and Tekirdag’s. The handbooks have been distributed during the Closing Meeting.
Closing Meeting at Tekirdag (November 29th -30th)
The meeting took place at the seminar room of Tekirdag CE with the participation of local actors and authorized people from Tekirdag CE, Grevena C and Arad CCIA. The activities and results of the project have been shared with the participants. GAP Handbooks are distributed to the participants and their content has been explained in general with slide shows. After the meeting a mini cocktail and lunch took place.