Within the Scope of Implementation of the LEADER Approach "Training of LPOs and Building the Infrastructure of Potential LAGs" which is the 4th Activity of the "Technical Assistance Project for Awareness-Raising, Capacity Building and Preparation of LKS for New LAGs" was held online between 14-25 June 2021 in 2 modules.
In order to disseminate the LEADER Approach, a study has been commenced to provide information about the LEADER Approach, to raise awareness and to ensure the preparation of the LEADER to increase the awareness and motivate the local residents of the potential LAGs to be established in Balikesir, Burdur, Bursa, Cankiri, Elazig, Erzincan, Giresun, Hatay, Isparta, Karaman, Kutahya, Mardin, Mus, Usak and Yozgat provinces. Within the scope of the project, trainings on the subjects of "LEADER approach, formation of LAG, criteria for LAG, preparation of YKS and YKS criteria, ARDSI application trainings, communication and conflict management, event organization, etc. were provided for 96 LEADER Project Officers (LPOs) selected in 15 provinces.
Experts from the Management Authority and the Rural Development Support Agency, LAG representatives who have actually been involved in LAG activities and two experts from the EU countries participated in trainings to share their experience.