Evaluation of Agricultural Policy Reforms in Turkey
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Evaluation of Agricultural Policy Reforms in Turkey

Turkey is an important producer and exporter of agricultural commodities on world markets and is estimated to be the world’s 7th-largest agricultural producer. Although the economic importance of agricultural sector relative to the industrial and service sectors has been declining, agriculture still remains a key part of Turkey’s society, employing about one quarter of the workforce and generating most of income and employment in rural areas.

Agricultural policies in Turkey have evolved significantly over time and the new Agricultural Law agreed in 2006 aims to align Turkey’s agricultural policies with those of the European Union. The main purpose of the study is to evaluate recent policy developments in the context of a broader review of policy developments since the implementation of the Agricultural Reform Implementation Project (ARIP) in 2001. This study also discusses several emerging issues and challenges for Turkish agricultural policies, and offers key policy recommendations.

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Publication Date :
21 Sep 2011
DOI :
10.1787/9789264113220-en
 
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Evolution and Decomposition of Support to Agriculture in Turkey You do not have access to this content

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OECD
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75–85
DOI :
10.1787/9789264113220-7-en

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This chapter discusses the evolution of agricultural support in Turkey since 1986. It presents a discussion of the evolution of the level of support and the decomposition of changes in forms of support, based on the Producer Support Estimate, the Consumer Support Estimate, the General Services Support Estimate, the Total Support Estimate and related support indicators.
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