DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES IN TURKEY
Regional diversification was made to reduce disparities between regions, improve welfare levels in regions and find solutions to economic and social problems at regional level. Regional Units were determined by grouping of provinces having common problems and being close to each other socio-economically.
In addition to this, Development Agencies was established in 26 regional units for the purpose of implementation of the regional development in the regions. The main focuses of the agencies;
engaging to develop co-operation between the public sector, private sector and non-governmental organizations,
ensuring the efficient use of resources,
accelerating regional development and ensuring the sustainability,
reducing inter-regional and intra-regional disparities in accordance with the principles and policies set by national development plans and programs
SILKROAD DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Silkroad Development Agency was established in the TRC1 Region consisting of Gaziantep, Adıyaman and Kilis. The Agency has been operating with its qualified staff for the purpose of the development of TRC1 Region since 2010.