Agri-environment Measure is innovative in the Turkish context as it encourages farmers to protect, maintain and enhance the environmental quality of their farmland. This measure adopts environmental-friendly and sustainable implementations supporting the conservation of soil, surface and ground water, biodiversity and high nature value agricultural lands.
Agri-environment Measure is implemented as a pilot measure in the candidate countries. The payments are done in order to compensate the income losses originating from commitments. Agri-environment Measure under IPARD Programme consists of four sub-measures, these sub-measures and the pilot districts are given below:
The applications for “management of soil cover and soil erosion control” sub-measure under Agri-Environment Measure were finalized in the pilot district, Beypazarı. 96 farmers applied for this innovative sub-measure. The obligatory training for farmers was provided by the experts of Department of Managing Authority for Structural Adjustment and Agriculture and Rural Development Support Institution in November 2018 and March 2019.
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