PREPARE Workshop about Rural Development in Turkey
More than 40 representatives from different civil initiatives from Turkey and six Prepare member organisations attended the PREPARE Workshop about Rural Development in Kizilcahamam near Ankara in Turkey on 15. June. Fruitful exchange of experience from different European countries was the basis for discussion about position of civil society in Turkey. Several NGOs presented the results of their efforts in rural area. Excellent organisation of the event was supported by the experienced staff from Heirich Boell Fundation from Istanbul – HBF and from Turkish Development Fundation from Ankara. Stimulating working ambient contributed to the ambitious goals set by the participants, who meet twice a year to discuss the situation in rural development in Turkey. All participants agreed that cooperation with PREPARE Network would be advantage for civil society in Turkey.