UNIDO assists the development of Turkey’s economy towards green growth

unido-yesilFirst Steering Committee Meeting of the Sustainable Use of Biomass to Assist the Development of Turkey’s Economy towards Green Growth Project was held on 11 January 2019 at TAGEM Headquarters in Ankara.

Chaired by TAGEM and UNIDO, along with the project team, representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, and the Strategy and Budget Directorate attended the meeting.

During their opening remarks Dr. Hasan Gezginç, Project Manager for TAGEM and Mark Draeck for UNIDO emphasized the importance of the project for Turkey’s agriculture, industry and the energy sector underlining its impact for carbon reduction at both global and national scale.

Following the opening remarks, a presentation by Hüseyin Akyol, one of the project assistants, was made introducing the scope of the project. Following the presentation, parameters of the project components were discussed.