TTGV
TTGV was established in 1991 as a Civil Society Organization (CSO) in order to increase the competitive power Turkish Industry had in international markets and to support the development of technology-driven “inovation” in all fields. TTGV’s main support, that involving recycling and executive contributions, has provided important benefits to this day for Turkey’s R&D, which has increased through the “multiplier effect”, by promoting increased public fund expenditures in the national private sector R&D More...
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MDG-F Turkey
In 2006 a contract was signed by the UNDP and the Government of Spain in the interest of Millennium Development Goals in selected countries. Within the guidelines of the goals a variety of projects in Turkey were agreed to. One of the joint programs was the project called “Enhancing the Capacity of Turkey to Adapt to Climate Change”. More...
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UNIDO UNIDO was founded in 1966 in order to support the industrial development activities of developing countries and in 1967 activities at the Ankara Office were initiated. In 1986, UNIDO was established as an expert of the United Nations
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The Eco-efficiency (Cleaner Production) Programme is now Explained in a Documentary…

As one of the most important pillars of dissemination of the work done, a documentary film was shot depicting the pilot projects, whose true masterminds, the industrialists, explain their stories. In the documentary of the programme, which was actualized through the contributions of curator UNIDO, executer TTGV and Consultant METU, the cleaner production applications taken by six different firms who partook in the programme from five different provinces and different sectors is shown and commentary is given by the industrialists themselves.

Firm Applications

The goals set for the firm-directed pilot projects were: to firstly serve as an example in their sector, then to provide knowledge and experience for dissemination activities, and to increase awarenes and capacity. In the firm-directed pilot projects, stress was placed on “water” in areas where global climate change will make the soonest impact…

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birlik130 The Work in Establishing the Cleaner Production Centre

In general the programme carries out eco-efficiency related activities involving: awareness and education, cleaner production dissemination, establisment of information centres, development of technical infrastructure and capacity, establisment of national and international cooperative networks, and demonstration projects. The previously mentioned activities also constitute the scope of the services and activities of eco-efficiency centres…

Primary Sectors

While identifying the primary industrial sectors in the Seyhan River Basin Region (Kayseri, Niğde, Adana), which is a sub-project of the eco-efficiency programme itself, the following were considered: The main goal of the project (The development of the capacity to manage the risks of climate change), the set goal of the industrial sector (The development of the capacity of industry for climate change), the goals of the sub-project of the eco-efficiency programme (The adoptation of eco-efficiency approaches, the preparation and planning for a national eco-efficiency centre)…

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Climate Change and Industry

When climate change and the policies and measures specified in this context are evaluated, it is seen that from the perpective of an industrialist, one of the most important topics is the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, which induce climate change. In addition to the fore-running producers of greenhouse gases, or the combustion driven energy intensive sectors, greenhouse gases are emitted from a variety of production processes…


Why the Seyhan Basin River?

Being the second largest river after the Nile in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Seyhan River Basin, in agricultural terms, is one of the most important regions in Turkey and in Europe. The river basin, in regards to biologic diversity, is also one of the richest regions in the world: dry farming, irriagated farming, animal husbandry and a variety of impending agricultural opportunities for locals are all present…

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