Agricultural R&D Project Supports
Our Ministry provides non-refundable direct payment support to R&D projects for the purpose of improving the knowledge and technologies that agricultural sector needs, transferring these knowledge and Technologies to the farmers, agricultural industrialists and exporters and increasing the R&D capacities of the organizations in agricultural sector.
The universities, non-governmental organization, vocational institutions, farmer’s organizations and R&D projects carried out by private sector are supported within the scope of Communiqué on the Procedures Applied in Supporting the Research and Development Projects issued subject to agricultural law no 5488.
The Ministry started R&D project supports in 2007 and the secretarial Tasks regarding the Project application, Project evaluation and monitoring of approved projects are performed by General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies (TAGEM).
Advertisement is put on Ministry and TAGEM web page every year. The institutions and organizations wishing to benefit from R&D support offer their Project proposals within the specified time. After the projects are approved by the Evaluation Board and Secretariat created under Communiqué the contracts are signed and the projects become effective subsequently.