Konya closed basin - Turkey

Konya Basin demo-site

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Geographic information

Country: Turkey

Location and population: Inland, East MED - 3.2 million people

Basin area: 50 000 km2

Description

The Konya Basin, covering an area of 50,000 km2. The site is characterized by a mild temperate climate with dry summers. The main focus of the demo site is to improve the current water distribution system and address issues of water scarcity and overexploitation. The restoration of dry wetlands is also a priority in this region.

Key Stakeholders

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Directorate of State Hydraulics Works (National Authority)

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Farmer Association (NGO)

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Ministry of Industry and Technology (National Authority)

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World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) (NGO)

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prima

OurMED is part of the PRIMA programme supported by the European Union.

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