120 million TL of KOP support to the region in 2022

120 million TL of KOP support to the region in 2022

KONYA- Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank has approved eligible projects to participate in the KOP 2022 financial support program. A resource of 120 million 470 thousand TL will be transferred to 78 projects in the provinces of the KOP, including Aksaray, Karaman, Kırıkkale, Kırşehir, Konya, Nevşehir, Niğde and Yozgat. In the financial support year 2022, the largest share was taken by the “Agricultural Irrigation and Rural Development” projects, which will minimize the effects of climate change and drought, the effects of which have been felt in the whole world.

The 2022 financial support appeal program of the Konya Plain Project Regional Development Administration, which is affiliated with the Ministry of Industry and Technology, has been approved by Minister Mustafa Varank. With ‘KOP Small Scale Irrigation Works Program (KOP KÖSİP)’, ‘KOP Rural Development (KOP RURAL)’, ‘KOP Agricultural Education and Extension Project (KOP TEYAP)’, ‘Developing Reading Culture in KOP Region (KOP is Reading)’ Financial support for projects under the titles of “KOP Livestock” and “KOP Agricultural Research” will continue to increase.

Targeting modern and technological agriculture

Emphasizing the need for a rapid transition to modern agriculture, where the most advanced methods and technologies will be used, instead of the low yield obtained per unit area and per animal unit in plant and animal production, where production methods that can be described as traditional agriculture dominates, Mahmut Sami Şahin, the Chairman of the KOP Administration, said: He said that the projects that will complete the transformation of agricultural irrigation and modern and intelligent animal husbandry, will encourage the increase of employment and will lead to the creation of new sectors of activity will be supported by the financial support program KOP 2022.

“We must initiate a mobilization of water in order to meet the availability and needs of water in our region”

Emphasizing that the importance of the food and supply security of countries during the Covid-19 epidemic, the effects of which we have just taken off, is much greater with global warming, climate change and wars with global consequences , President Şahin said: “The importance of self-sufficient countries in times of crisis comes to the fore. In our region where rainfall is low and the soil is fertile, this is an issue to which we must pay attention to the uncertainties on the precipitation regime due to climate change in recent years. From this point of view, we must initiate a mobilization of water with the joint action of all the individuals who make up the region in order to meet the availability and needs of water in our region. Together we can succeed in conserving our water by protecting the areas it passes through, improving our methods of irrigation in agriculture, ut Efficiently using water in industry without polluting it, avoiding losses in our cities, saving every drop. We are faced with the fact that water resources are under threat throughout our country,” he said.

A significant part of the resources is allocated to KÖSİP and RURAL development projects.

Provincial Governorates, District Governorates, Municipalities, Public Universities, Institutions of Higher Education, Special Provincial Administrations, Provincial and District Directorates of Agriculture and Forestry, Regional/Departmental Directorates of Forestry, Research Institutions operating on behalf of the Public, Provincial Directorates of Culture and Tourism, Provincial Directorates and District Directorates of National Education President Şahin, who said that 78 projects submitted by all public institutions and organizations such as “While the population of villages is decreasing all over Turkey, we can say with satisfaction that there has been an increase in population in the villages where irrigation and rural development support projects are implemented in the KOP region. On this occasion, our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and our Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank, who supported our producers and farmers, and enabled the implementation of the projects. “I would like to thank our governors and relevant staff from all public institutions and organizations for preparing the projects approved under the 2022 financial support program. I hope that our projects will be beneficial both for our region and for our country.

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