DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES IN TURKEY
Development Agencies, which come into operation recently in our country for the purpose of implementation of the regional development in NUTS 2 regions, undertaken an important mission to increase income employment opportunities for the regions they are responsible for since the date on which they were established. In this context, 26 Development Agencies -as set by Establishment of Development Agencies Act no. 5449- are engaged to develop co-operation between the public sector, private sector non-governmental organizations, to ensure the efficient use of resources, to accelerate regional development, ensure the sustainability, reduce inter-regional intra-regional disparitiesin accordance with the principles policies set by national development plans programsby mobilizing local potential.
ESTABLISHMENT OBJECTIVES OF DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES
SILKROAD DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
TRC1 Level 2 region, covering the provinces of Gaziantep, Adiyaman Kilis, constitutes the Silkroad Development Agency’s area of responsibility. Agency was established by a decree published in the Official Gazette numbered 27062 on 22 November 2008 by virtue of the Act No. 5449, adopted on 25 January 2006, namely "Law on the Establishment, Coordination Duties of the Development Agencies". Having started its work life, as of June 15, 2010, the Agency has been operating with its qualified staff for the purpose of the realization of the development of TRC1 Region.
Silkroad Development Agency, which started its activities in 2010 in the TRC1 region (Gaziantep, Adıyaman, Kilis), is one of the new development moves bases built in our country. The main objectives of the agency are;
“To be a pioneer in sustainable development, with a focus on human and common mind, policies and innovative approaches. "
“To produce unique solutions to regional problems with its qualified human capital based on the common working culture; to ensure that the region achieves sustainable development goals by developing innovative policies ".