Şırnak Province Akçay Village Rural Development and Erosion Control Project

Short description:
Aim of the project: To prevent the agricultural malpractices and the misuse of the agricultural fields, to promote the improvement of livestock breeding, to ameliorate the socio-economic status of the villagers. Starting date: 2002, Finishing date: 2005.

Activities: 8 tons of different species of fodder crops were planted; 2.500 m. of dry walls were constructed in the irrigation fields, 150 sheep for breeding were distributed, a pilot fruit garden was constituted and grafted apple and walnut saplings were planted, the villagers were educated on fruitculture and on greenhouse cultivation.

Sponsor Şırnak Governorship, Şırnak Armored Brigade, Selahattin Bayazıt

Actor(s):TEMA Foundation
Type of material:website http://english.tema.org.tr/OurWork/RuralDevelopmentProjects.htm
Language (of the material):English