Middle East
National Small-Scale Irrigation and Rural Development Program, Turkish Republic
In recent years, Turkey is in a food deficiency due to population increase, transformation of good agriculture land to other purposes, etc., and to cope with this situation the Country is now opening up new agriculture lands. The Study was carried out for the purpose of improving the productivity of those lands by means of providing water and drainage facilities, making terrace in accordance with contours in hilly areas, consolidation of piece meal lands, etc. The Study was carried out for inventory survey covering over the Country except for Southeastern region, based on which a master plan was formulated. Then out of the master plan, 10 prioritized projects were identified for feasibility study.