Promotion sessions for the IPARD III Program were organized in the provinces of Konya, Karaman, and Aksaray as part of the "Technical Support Project for IPARD III Promotion and Information Activities" run by the General Directorate of Agricultural Reform, the IPARD Managing Authority
. An informational presentation on the steps supported by the experts from the Managing Authority within the framework of the IPARD III Program was made during the meeting. Participants in the presentation received in-depth information about the following topics: investments in agricultural enterprises' physical assets; investments in the processing and marketing of agricultural and fishing products; investments in organic agriculture; development of local development strategies using the LEADER approach; investments in public infrastructure in rural areas; and diversification of farm activities and business development
. Thanks to the presentations made by the Provincial Directorates of Agriculture and Forestry and Provincial Coordinators of ARDSI, the participants were informed about the investments, activities and studies realized in Konya, Karaman and Aksaray within the scope of Rural Development Programs and IPARD Program
. Participants in the discussion included representatives from the Union of Chambers of Agriculture of Turkey, Agricultural Development Cooperatives, Agricultural Producer Associations, Farmers, Investors, LEADER - Local Action Groups, Development Agencies, Municipalities, and local media outlets.